Famitsu Sales Week - Looks like Japan loves Zombie Games

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#1 Posted by FireEmblem_Man (19581 posts) -

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01./00. [PS4] Days Gone <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2019.04.26} (¥6.900) - 114.319 / NEW

02./00. [NSW] Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2019.04.25} (¥5.800) - 20.366 / NEW

03./00. [NSW] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition <Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization \ Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Abyss of the Shrine Maiden: Chapter I> <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.25} (¥5.700) - 17.618 / NEW

04./03. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) - 13.573 / 3.043.150 (+23%)

05./07. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) - 10.509 / 748.009 (+23%)

06./00. [NSW] Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen # <ACT> (Capcom) {2019.04.25} (¥3.990) - 10.207 / NEW

07./05. [NSW] Yoshi's Crafted World <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} (¥5.980) - 9.138 / 109.871 (+1%)

08./10. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe <New Super Mario Bros. U \ New Super Luigi U> <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) - 8.962 / 584.806 (+23%)

09./11. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) - 8.456 / 2.269.581 (+23%)

10./04. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit # <EDU> (Nintendo) {2019.04.12} (¥7.980) - 7.467 / 43.175 (-18%)

SystemThis WeekLast WeekYear to DateLTD
Switch
42.108
40.338
1.152.620
8.042.166
PS4
14.167
11.363
495.664
8.047.754
3DS
4.580v
3.232
102.040
24.407.004
Vita
536
571
33.226
5.858.580
Xbox One
155
83
2.166
105.097
All
61.546 
55.587
1.785.716
46.460.601
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#2 Posted by Ant_17 (12134 posts) -

Seems Switch didn't takeover PS4 in a week.

And wow, nothing but Switch games for the rest of the top 10.

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#3 Posted by Random_Matt (3950 posts) -

Xbox sales are hilarious.

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#4 Posted by enzyme36 (4151 posts) -

Zombie games are still good times... Id much rather hunt Zs than generic terrorist dudes

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#5 Posted by DaVillain- (36044 posts) -

Well it's not like PS4 will be getting anything good for a long time and Days Gone just happens to be one of them to fill the void in the meantime. (Until Ghost of Tsushima & TLOU2 release)

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#6 Posted by ellos (1999 posts) -

I guess Bend Studio will survive.

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#7 Posted by Archangel3371 (27577 posts) -

The Switch and it’s games continuing to kick ass.

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#8 Posted by Ant_17 (12134 posts) -

Seems they really love zombie games over there. My god.

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#9 Posted by Valgaav_219 (2313 posts) -

@Random_Matt said:

Xbox sales are hilarious.

I didn't even see that part. I had to scroll back up lol

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#10 Edited by AJStyles (736 posts) -

LMAO sheep are in full meltdown mode.

Every week they keep on saying switch will win Japan and it never does!

PS4 once again is total sales leader in Japan and Worldwide. FACT!

Thank you sheep for reminding us every week that PS4 won!

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#11 Edited by That_Old_Guy (1191 posts) -

Let’s see: are all Gamespot Flops creates equal?

Or sometimes do we have reviewers with agendas.

UK sales are #1....Japan sales are #1. Don’t think QB, SoT, or Crackdown did that.

Guess Gamespots review is being proven to count for less and less this time.

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#12 Posted by XVision84 (15788 posts) -

Xbox got 155? My god that's earth shattering, they're really outdoing themselves! 👏👏👏

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#13 Posted by Random_Matt (3950 posts) -
@XVision84 said:

Xbox got 155? My god that's earth shattering, they're really outdoing themselves! 👏👏👏

That's not the one I find funny.

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#14 Posted by BenjaminBanklin (4350 posts) -

Welp, Days Gone may be kinda stinky, but it's seems to be doing way better than anyone expected at this point. No victory for Switch yet, another week of blueballs for the sheep.

Xbox One tho....

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#15 Posted by Techhog89 (3713 posts) -
@ajstyles said:

LMAO sheep are in full meltdown mode.

Every week they keep on saying switch will win Japan and it never does!

PS4 once again is total sales leader in Japan and Worldwide. FACT!

Thank you sheep for reminding us every week that PS4 won!

It was only said once though... Either way, last week's numbers will be posted this Friday.

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#16 Posted by xhawk27 (11188 posts) -

@Random_Matt said:

Xbox sales are hilarious.

Over 100.

TCHBO

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#18 Posted by FireEmblem_Man (19581 posts) -
@techhog89 said:
@ajstyles said:

LMAO sheep are in full meltdown mode.

Every week they keep on saying switch will win Japan and it never does!

PS4 once again is total sales leader in Japan and Worldwide. FACT!

Thank you sheep for reminding us every week that PS4 won!

It was only said once though... Either way, last week's numbers will be posted this Friday.

So the numbers I posted was before Golden Week?

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#19 Posted by xhawk27 (11188 posts) -

@that_old_guy said:

Let’s see: are all Gamespot Flops creates equal?

Or sometimes do we have reviewers with agendas.

UK sales are #1....Japan sales are #1. Don’t think QB, SoT, or Crackdown did that.

Guess Gamespots review is being proven to count for less and less this time.

They sure count when it's an Xbox game though!

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#20 Posted by BenjaminBanklin (4350 posts) -
@xhawk27 said:

They sure count when it's an Xbox game though!

Gamespot is just one source. Metacritic makes short work of Xbox games most times.

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#21 Posted by lundy86_4 (52692 posts) -

@ajstyles said:

LMAO sheep are in full meltdown mode.

Every week they keep on saying switch will win Japan and it never does!

PS4 once again is total sales leader in Japan and Worldwide. FACT!

Thank you sheep for reminding us every week that PS4 won!

That is one of the biggest reaches i've seen on this board lol.

OT: Surprising to see Days Gone so high... Good for Bend. Even though reviews are largely "meh," the game seems to be performing quite well in sales.

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#22 Posted by I_P_Daily (11421 posts) -

@that_old_guy: You really have a sore arse over Gamespots review of D5ys G5ne, get over it lol.

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#23 Edited by That_Old_Guy (1191 posts) -

@i_p_daily: seems your arse is sore from me bc I’m getting all your attention and I wouldn’t want my groupies going home unfulfilled.

Now everyone knows I’m a top and you’re a bottom.

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#24 Posted by FireEmblem_Man (19581 posts) -
@that_old_guy said:

@i_p_daily: seems your arse is sore from me bc I’m getting all your attention and I wouldn’t want my groupies going home unfulfilled.

Now everyone knows I’m a top and you’re a bottom.

Aren't you supposed to complain that my thread title is misleading?

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#25 Posted by That_Old_Guy (1191 posts) -

@FireEmblem_Man: oh yeah, more groupies.

I keep gettin’ older...and they stay the same age.

Hey FireEmblem.....you gotta good thread title? Bc it’d be a lot cooler if you did, lol.

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#26 Edited by sakaiXx (5315 posts) -

Thank god this week Japan picks a new game. If they picked a Wii U port again goddamn japan, Japan is dead.

Japan is still dead this week btw. look at those ports, only nintendo fans buy ports that many.

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#27 Posted by 2mrw (5831 posts) -

Ffxii managed to sell 20 k... What is the point?

Also is switch really profitable to anyone but Nintendo?!

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#28 Posted by phbz (4318 posts) -

@that_old_guy: Yes GS review of Days Gone is the only one that didn't gave the game 10/10.

It's not surprising seeing the game selling well. The game had some hype, is a Sony exclusive, on the best selling console and really had no competition in the AAA market.

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#29 Posted by Techhog89 (3713 posts) -

@FireEmblem_Man said:
@techhog89 said:
@ajstyles said:

LMAO sheep are in full meltdown mode.

Every week they keep on saying switch will win Japan and it never does!

PS4 once again is total sales leader in Japan and Worldwide. FACT!

Thank you sheep for reminding us every week that PS4 won!

It was only said once though... Either way, last week's numbers will be posted this Friday.

So the numbers I posted was before Golden Week?

They're the numbers of the week before Golden Week, but were only posted yesterday due to Golden Week. When a week is skipped due to a holiday, we get two weeks of numbers the following week. They don't just permanently skip a week.

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#30 Posted by That_Old_Guy (1191 posts) -

@phbz: well I don’t think anyone or at least the rational people are calling it a 10/10 game.

But #1 in Japan?

That’s pretty impressive.

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#31 Posted by Raining51 (804 posts) -

It is a nation of zombies after all...

Something tells me someone would find that outrageous and stuff...

When I'm 100% joking...

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#32 Posted by KBFloYd (21749 posts) -

@that_old_guy said:

@phbz: well I don’t think anyone or at least the rational people are calling it a 10/10 game.

But #1 in Japan?

That’s pretty impressive.

lol for one week.

all they had to do was sell 21k to get number one this week.

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#33 Posted by R4gn4r0k (30719 posts) -

@enzyme36 said:

Zombie games are still good times... Id much rather hunt Zs than generic terrorist dudes

lol, good point.

If zombies are so cliched and done to death, than we can say the same about:

  • Monsters
  • Aliens
  • Nazis
  • Russians
  • Middle eastern terrorists
  • Big spiders and big rats
  • Generic paramilitary organisation
  • Gangs, mafia, criminals
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#34 Posted by That_Old_Guy (1191 posts) -

@KBFloYd: it’s a western game on a system that isn’t exactly what that region is desperate for.

its a something to be proud about, if your Sony or Bend, regardless of how you want to downplay it.

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#35 Posted by R4gn4r0k (30719 posts) -

@sakaixx said:

Thank god this week Japan picks a new game. If they picked a Wii U port again goddamn japan, Japan is dead.

Japan is still dead this week btw. look at those ports, only nintendo fans buy ports that many.

Yeah I don't know what is more sad to see reach no. 1 seller these days:

A 10 year old game ported over from WiiU or GTA V (which is also 10 years old)

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#36 Posted by KBFloYd (21749 posts) -

@that_old_guy said:

@KBFloYd: it’s a western game on a system that isn’t exactly what that region is desperate for.

its a something to be proud about, if your Sony or Bend, regardless of how you want to downplay it.

wrong

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#37 Posted by Raining51 (804 posts) -

In all seriousness I don't like most zombie games but I'll make some exceptions...

More or less they get excited about zombies as gameplay gimmick but they all fall into the same tropes....

Destructible limbs... re attacakability.....

Long boss fights with giant deformed seeming things...

Occasionally holy water and other things as well..... but naturallly that's really more vampires.

Anyway... they usuallya re just kinda battle royaley and I can't think of a reason why they all remain as popular for that reason...

But RE is so iconic and stuff so w there it is.