Atlus Bandai-Namco Etrian Odyssey X Intelligent Systems New Nintendo 3DS Nintendo Nintendo 2DS Nintendo 3DS Nintendo Switch Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution SaGa Scarlet Grace Sales Square-Enix Tech WarioWare Gold

[Japan] Media Create sales for Week 31, 2018 (July 30th – August 5th)

Etrian Odyssey X

NB: resulting from a busy schedule this week, we’re solely offering our normal evaluation for the brand new releases within the Prime 20 from Media Create this time round. We’ll be again with our common programming subsequent week!

Media Create

There have been fairly a number of releases this week, which is why there’s many new faces within the Prime 20 from Media Create this time round.

The star of the week is Etrian Odyssey X, which bought 71 000 models at launch. This will likely technically be the worst debut since Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight, nevertheless it’s truly a reasonably good efficiency, for a number of causes:

  • the sport suffered from shortages (Atlus even needed to apologise for them), on account of each retailers and Atlus underestimating demand;
  • the sport got here late within the lifecycle of the Nintendo 3DS, with many new releases underperforming prior to now couple of years (together with a number of of Atlus’s personal releases);
  • there’s already been 6 Etrian Odyssey video games on Nintendo 3DS, so the collection could also be affected by franchise fatigue;
  • it’s not a mainline entry, and extra a celebration title that includes parts from all earlier Etrian Odyssey video games, which suggests some followers might have been ready for the subsequent mainline entry as an alternative.

All in all, this was a reasonably good efficiency (regardless of the shortages), that exhibits how loyal the fanbase is (one thing Atlus is properly conscious of). In fact, it stays to be seen how a lot the sport will find yourself promoting: all earlier entries (excluding Etrian Thriller Dungeon spin-offs) bought between 120 000 and 150 000 models LTD, and will probably be fascinating to see whether or not Etrian Odyssey X manages to succeed in that.

Proper now, all we will say is that it ought to simply have the ability to promote at the least 100 000 models, however with how frontloaded sales have been, it most probably won’t go a lot larger than that.

Subsequent, we’ve got Professional Yakyuu Famista Evolution, which bought 42 846 models at launch. This can be a nice efficiency, in keeping with the second entry on Nintendo 3DS (as you possibly can see under). It ought to be capable of hold promoting via the Summer time holidays, and attain at the very least 100 000 models LTD.

If it retains promoting by means of the remainder of the yr, and will get a lift through the finish of yr vacation season, it might even attain 200 000 models bought. In any case, it ought to have the ability to outsell each entries on Nintendo 3DS, and grow to be the best-selling entry since these on the SNES. Contemplating there’s no competitors on Nintendo Change (since Konami’s personal baseball collection is MIA for now), this can be no huge shock.

Right here’s how the earlier entries within the collection bought (NB: Famitsu sales):

Sadly, WarioWare Gold is off to a fairly lukewarm begin, with solely 31 zero18 models bought: that’s one of many worst debut for the collection, which is most certainly due its late launch on Nintendo 3DS. Luckily, the Summer time holidays are in full swing, which suggests sales ought to stay considerably regular within the subsequent couple of weeks. It should not have any hassle promoting no less than 100 000 models, however it most probably go a lot additional past that (until it retains promoting by means of the remainder of the yr).

Lastly, we’ve SaGa Scarlet Grace, with roughly 24 000 models bought throughout the 2 platforms it was launched on: that’s lower than half what the PlayStation Vita model (launched again in 2016) bought at launch. The Nintendo Change model bought 9 586 models, which is a good efficiency. Sadly, it’s unlikely sales will stay regular on both platform, and actually, the Nintendo Change model is more than likely going to drop from the Prime 20 from Media Create as early as subsequent week.

Media Create – Software program Prime 20

01./00. [3DS] Etrian Odyssey X <RPG> (Atlus) 2018.08.02 (¥6.480) – 71.946 / NEW
02./00. [NSW] Professional Baseball Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Video games) 2018.08.02 (¥6.100) – 42.846 / NEW
03./00. [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.980) – 31.zero18 / NEW
04./02. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Enjoyable! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Video games) 2018.07.19 (¥6.100) – 21.642 / 119.891 (-23%)
05./03. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) 2017.07.21 (¥5.980) – 20.989 / 2.511.zero28 (+Three%)
06./08. [NSW] Octopath Traveler <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.07.13 (¥6.800) – 18.448 / 164.235 (+39%)
07./07. [NSW] Mario Kart eight Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) 2017.04.28 (¥5.980) – 15.755 / 1.670.751 (+13%)
08./04. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) 2018.06.22 (¥5.980) – 15.454 / 280.682 (-14%)
09./06. [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft Recreation Studios) 2018.06.21 (¥Three.600) – 15.101 / 169.218 (-6%)
10./00. [PS4] SaGa: Scarlet Grace # <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.08.02 (¥5.800) – 14.971 / NEW
11./00. [PS4] Friday the 13th: The Recreation <ADV> (Natsume Atari) 2018.08.02 (¥5.980) – 10.110 / NEW
12./00. [NSW] SaGa: Scarlet Grace # <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.08.02 (¥5.800) – 9.586 / NEW
13./00. [PS4] Border Break: Starter Pack <ACT> (Sega) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.990) – eight.249 / NEW
14./12. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) 2017.03.03 (¥6.980) – 7.940 / 1.066.339 (+6%)
15./09. [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) 2018.07.13 (¥Three.980) – 7.883 / 79.248 (-12%)
16./13. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) 2018.03.16 (¥5.980) – 7.zero48 / 579.839 (+6%)
17./14. [3DS] Pokemon Extremely Solar / Extremely Moon <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) 2017.11.17 (¥Four.980) – 6.177 / 1.688.813 (-6%)
18./15. [NSW] Tremendous Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) 2017.10.27 (¥5.980) – 5.177 / 1.782.798 (-6%)
19./00. [PS4] Monster Hunter: World [Best Price] # <ACT> (Capcom) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.990) – Four.889 / NEW
20./01. [PS4] Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 1+2 Mega Man X Legacy Assortment <Mega Man X Mega Man X2 Mega Man X3 Mega Man X4> Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 2 <Mega Man X5 Mega Man X6 Mega Man X7 Mega Man X8> <ACT> (Capcom) 2018.07.26 (¥5.500) – Four.704 / 33.974 (-84%)

Media Create – Variety of video games in Prime 20

NSW – 12
PS4 – 5
3DS – Three

Media Create – Hardware

This week, the Nintendo Change bought roughly 50 000 models, which is barely higher than Week 30. It seems to be just like the console isn’t going to go away that 50 000 models/week vary any time quickly: that’s the place it’s been hanging for a short while now. Whereas it’s undoubtedly good to see sales stay secure, it’s clear the Nintendo Change can promote far more than that; sadly, with no robust system vendor this yr, like Splatoon 2 in 2017, it doesn’t seem like sales are going to rise a lot greater through the Summer time holidays season.

Through the previous couple of weeks, the large bump brought on by Splatoon 2 made Yr on Yr comparisons for the Nintendo Change relatively lopsided, however issues at the moment are returning to regular. Throughout Week 32 2017, the console bought 61 000 models, with shortages coming again in full drive. It seems like beginning subsequent week, 2018 sales will begin outpacing 2017 sales once more, although we don’t know by how a lot simply but. At the very least, complete YTD sales for 2018 didn’t drop under the 2017 complete, which is sweet information forward of the latter half of 2018 and its mega hits (Pokémon, Smash).

In the meantime, on Nintendo 3DS, the discharge of the Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS XL Version bundle for the New Nintendo 2DS XL solely offered a slight increase in sales, that went from eight 714 models to 12 586 models. Sadly, sales are sure to go down once more subsequent week, and it undoubtedly wouldn’t be shocking in the event that they dropped under the 10 000 models/week threshold regardless of the Summer time holidays. Up to now, sales have been fairly lukewarm for the Nintendo 3DS this Summer time, and it doesn’t appear to be it’s going to be any totally different in the course of the remaining 5 months.

Famitsu – Software program Prime 30

01./00. [3DS] Etrian Odyssey X <RPG> (Atlus) 2018.08.02 (¥6.480) – 58.595 / NEW <80-100%>
02./00. [NSW] Professional Baseball Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Video games) 2018.08.02 (¥6.100) – 36.550 / NEW <40-60%>
03./00. [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.980) – 34.717 / NEW <40-60%>
04./03. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) 2017.07.21 (¥5.980) – 24.045 / 2.530.783 <80-100%> (-Three%)
05./01. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Enjoyable! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Video games) 2018.07.19 (¥6.100) – 23.908 / 120.545 <60-80%> (-20%)
06./04. [NSW] Mario Kart eight Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) 2017.04.28 (¥5.980) – 19.160 / 1.654.892 <80-100%> (+2%)
07./05. [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft Recreation Studios) 2018.06.21 (¥Three.600) – 14.541 / 183.722 <80-100%> (-13%)
08./11. [NSW] Octopath Traveler <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.07.13 (¥6.800) – 14.227 / 156.260 <80-100%> (+30%)
09./06. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) 2018.06.22 (¥5.980) – 13.334 / 277.271 <80-100%> (-18%)
10./00. [PS4] SaGa: Scarlet Grace # <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.08.02 (¥5.800) – 12.701 / NEW <60-80%>
11./00. [PS4] Friday the 13th: The Recreation <ACT> (Natsume Atari) 2018.08.02 (¥5.980) – 10.336 / NEW <60-80%>
12./00. [PS4] Border Break: Starter Pack <ACT> (Sega) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.990) – 9.977 / NEW <60-80%>
13./10. [3DS] Pokemon Extremely Solar / Extremely Moon # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) 2017.11.17 (¥Four.980) – 9.861 / 2.294.387 <80-100%> (-11%)
14./08. [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) 2018.07.13 (¥Three.980) – 9.483 / 83.347 <60-80%> (-17%)
15./12. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) 2017.03.03 (¥6.980) – eight.686 / 1.zero31.383 <80-100%> (-5%)
16./00. [NSW] SaGa: Scarlet Grace # <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.08.02 (¥5.800) – eight.576 / NEW <40-60%>
17./13. [NSW] Tremendous Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) 2017.10.27 (¥5.980) – 7.243 / 1.755.965 <80-100%> (-5%)
18./16. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) 2018.03.16 (¥5.980) – 5.430 / 569.055 <80-100%> (+1%)
19./02. [PS4] Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 1+2 Mega Man X Legacy Assortment <Mega Man X Mega Man X2 Mega Man X3 Mega Man X4> Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 2 <Mega Man X5 Mega Man X6 Mega Man X7 Mega Man X8> <ACT> (Capcom) 2018.07.26 (¥5.500) – Four.678 / 31.249 <80-100%> (-82%)
20./19. [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) 2018.07.13 (¥Three.980) – Four.104 / 32.828 <60-80%> (-13%)
21./17. [PS4] The Final of Us Remastered <The Final of Us The Final of Us: Left Behind> [PlayStation Hits] <ADV> (Sony Interactive Leisure) 2018.07.26 (¥1.990) – Three.519 / eight.897 <40-60%> (-35%)
22./24. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX <Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 ReMIX <Kingdom Hearts Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Reminiscences> Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX <Kingdom Hearts II Kingdom Hearts II: Remaining Combine+ Kingdom Hearts: Delivery by Sleep>> <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2017.03.09 (¥6.800) – 2.969 / 186.903 <80-100%> (-5%)
23./07. [NSW] Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 1+2 Mega Man X Legacy Assortment <Mega Man X Mega Man X2 Mega Man X3 Mega Man X4> Mega Man X Legacy Assortment 2 <Mega Man X5 Mega Man X6 Mega Man X7 Mega Man X8> <ACT> (Capcom) 2018.07.26 (¥5.500) – 2.926 / 18.126 <60-80%> (-81%)
24./28. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Selection Package <EDU> (Nintendo) 2018.04.20 (¥6.980) – 2.807 / 188.936 <60-80%> (+6%)
25./27. [NSW] Donkey Kong Nation: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) 2018.05.03 (¥5.980) – 2.341 / 198.705 <80-100%> (-13%)
26./00. [NSW] Code of Princess EX <RPG> (Pikii) 2018.08.02 (¥Four.000) – 2.238 / NEW <20-40%>
27./29. [NSW] 1-2-Change <ETC> (Nintendo) 2017.03.03 (¥Four.980) – 2.148 / 410.448 <80-100%> (-12%)
28./18. [NSW] Dragon Quest X: All in One Package deal Ver.1-Four Dragon Quest X: Rise of the 5 Tribes On-line Dragon Quest X: The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Sworn Pal On-line Dragon Quest X: Legend of the Historic Dragon On-line Dragon Quest X: 5000 Yr Journey to a Faraway Hometown On-line <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.07.26 (¥Four.800) – 2.110 / 6.918 <40-60%>
29./00. [PS4] Jikkyou Highly effective Professional Baseball 2018 <SPT> (Konami) 2018.04.26 (¥7.980) – 2.075 / 228.976 <80-100%> (-1%)
30./25. [PS4] Dragon Quest X: All in One Package deal Ver.1-Four Dragon Quest X: Rise of the 5 Tribes On-line Dragon Quest X: The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Sworn Good friend On-line Dragon Quest X: Legend of the Historic Dragon On-line Dragon Quest X: 5000 Yr Journey to a Faraway Hometown On-line <RPG> (Sq. Enix) 2018.07.26 (¥Four.800) – 2.zero36 / 5.148 <40-60%>

Famitsu – Variety of video games in Prime 30

NSW – 18
PS4 – eight
3DS – Four

Famitsu – Hardware

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Supply: Media Create (by way of 4Gamer) / Famitsu
Knowledge compiled by: Chris1964 (ResetEra)
Further knowledge by way of: Recreation Knowledge Library

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