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Hero of Legend
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(01-30-2016, 11:50 PM)
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https://www.nintendo.co.jp/wiiu/software/ranking.html

(Click where it says これまでに売れたソフト to see the LTD chart)



Minecraft: Wii U Edition's known numbers via Famitsu:

Originally Posted by Ōkami

Famitsu's Top 30 for December 2015 (30/11 - 3/1)

[WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition – 77,233 (N/A physical, 77,233 digital)

Splatoon's known numbers:

Originally Posted by Chris1964

After 4 weeks

total: 368.000
retail: 310.582
digital: ~58.000
digital/retail: ~19%


After 22 weeks

total: 905.000
retail: 737.478
digital: ~168.000
digital/retail: ~23%

Minecraft version sales comparison:

Originally Posted by The_lascar

Without october and december for the PS3 SKU and october for the PS4 SKU. (digital only)

As of 03/01/2016.
Minecraft (PS3, digital): 340 194
Minecraft (Vita, digital): 321 119
Minecraft (PS4, digital): 154 074
Minecraft (WiiU, digital): 77 233

Minecraft (Vita, retail): 523 780
Minecraft (PS4, retail): 28 807

Total: 1 445 207

Also, launch digital sales:
PS3 (6 days) 28 589 (or 34 days: 94 412)
Vita (26 days) 79 576
PS4 (32 days) 49 479
WiiU (18 days) 77 233

So there you have it!
Last edited by Hero of Legend; 01-30-2016 at 11:56 PM.
Neoxon
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Well damn, I guess that's the power of Minecraft these days.

I'm curious to see the recent North American numbers.
Jonneh3003
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(01-30-2016, 11:51 PM)
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I noticed this was pretty high on the UK store too, wonder how its performed worldwide?
KingBroly
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Originally Posted by Jonneh3003

I noticed this was pretty high on the UK store too, wonder how its performed worldwide?

About as well as you'd expect Minecraft to perform...
Broken Joystick
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(01-30-2016, 11:52 PM)
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damn it Steve
Dominator
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Damn that Vita version sold fantastically.
Jonneh3003
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Originally Posted by KingBroly

About as well as you'd expect Minecraft to perform...

I don't know how I expect it to perform. Its a pretty late release on a fairly small install base at a higher price than other versions (be it with bundled content). A lot of people seemed turned off by lack of gamepad features so I really have no clue how it could have performed.
Maintenance
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(01-30-2016, 11:53 PM)
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Microsoft saved the Vita and now is saving the Wii U in Japan. Such selflessness.
Eolz
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So it wasn't too late to port it!
Fantastical
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That's kind of shocking to me.
-Horizon-
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But people told me no one would buy it since it's already available on everything including toasters.

congrats to the devs, they've really created a phenomenal game that could still get those kinds of sales on the Wii U
Anth0ny
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(01-30-2016, 11:58 PM)
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Still blows my mind it took so long to get it on a Nintendo console. It's a match made in heaven.
fernoca
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Seems it's selling at a faster pace than the others, at least in Japan.

PS3 (6 days) 28 589 (or 34 days: 94 412)
Vita (26 days) 79 576
PS4 (32 days) 49 479
WiiU (18 days) 77 233

EhoaVash
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My brother wanted the wii u version. Got him ps4 version after wii u version came.out cause it was cheaper
robotrock
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I can't believe Microsoft has the best selling Wii U eShop game in Japan
Hero of Legend
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Originally Posted by Maintenance

Microsoft saved the Vita and now is saving the Wii U in Japan. Such selflessness.

The Vita version came out right around the time of the buyout, so MS had no involvement I would think. On the other hand, MS put their name on the Wii U version (literally, it's credited as being published by Microsoft Japan), no other non-MS version is, just Mojang or Sony themselves for theirs (you can say it doesn't matter as Mojang are owned by MS, but I think it does make a difference).
Sojiro
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(01-31-2016, 12:00 AM)

Originally Posted by -Horizon-

But people told me no one would buy it since it's already available on everything including toasters.

Heh, right? I mean its fucking Minecraft, what doesn't it sell well on?
mrmickfran
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Originally Posted by robotrock

I can't believe Microsoft has the best selling Wii U eShop game in Japan

I wonder if the Xbone would've had a chance if they made it exclusive lol
Hero of Legend
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(01-31-2016, 12:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by robotrock

I can't believe Microsoft has the best selling Wii U eShop game in Japan

You know what's scary?

Minecraft on Wii U may quickly become Microsoft's most successful game of all-time in Japan with their name on it. I think Blue Dragon on 360 is otherwise at just over 200k.
Serenitynow
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(01-31-2016, 12:03 AM)
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But I was told in the initial reveal thread that this was a pointless port!
TheXfactor
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Originally Posted by EhoaVash

My brother wanted the wii u version. Got him ps4 version after wii u version came.out cause it was cheaper

well okay then? I'm guessing that was a knock at the price?
Colonel Mustard
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Originally Posted by robotrock

I can't believe Microsoft has the best selling Wii U eShop game in Japan

This will probably end up being the highest selling game Microsoft has ever published in Japan.
Maintenance
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Originally Posted by mrmickfran

I wonder if the Xbone would've had a chance if they made it exclusive lol

From 99 to 99,999 units sold.
a Master Ninja
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Originally Posted by robotrock

I can't believe Microsoft has the best selling Wii U eShop game in Japan

Originally Posted by Maintenance

Microsoft saved the Vita and now is saving the Wii U in Japan. Such selflessness.

Microsoft never gave up on Japan after all.
frankie_baby
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(01-31-2016, 12:09 AM)

Originally Posted by Colonel Mustard

This will probably end up being the highest selling game Microsoft has ever published in Japan.

It may already be
Jawmuncher
(01-31-2016, 12:09 AM)
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Minecraft vita is a beast
Kastrioti
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Originally Posted by Maintenance

From 99 to 99,999 units sold.

Real quick
Colonel Mustard
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(01-31-2016, 12:09 AM)
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Wonder if NX portable will launch with Minecraft in Japan?

Hell, Cube Creator 3D is hovering around 200K in the region.
Shizuka
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Originally Posted by Jawmuncher

Minecraft vita is a beast

I want to see it reach one million copies sold for the Vita among physical and digital sales.
Vital Tundra
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And people said it was a waste of time to release it on Wii U.
Choomp
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(01-31-2016, 12:13 AM)
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Ugh why didn't they do this sooner
Maintenance
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Originally Posted by a Master Ninja

Microsoft never gave up on Japan after all.

They were waiting for the right moment to strike.

Originally Posted by Kastrioti

Real quick

Sometimes I joke about that but I really wanted to see a parallel universe where Minecraft turns out to be a MS exclusive. I think it would sell X1/WP like hotcakes, but would that offset the lost of revenue from other platforms? Probably not otherwise they would do that now, though I still wanted to see what would happen.
Kouriozan
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(01-31-2016, 12:14 AM)
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Minecraft have that much selling power, wow.
Still a shame it took this long for Nintendo to get it.
LiquidMetal14
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(01-31-2016, 12:16 AM)
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Does it have second screen support yet?
Maebe
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(01-31-2016, 12:23 AM)
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I'm genuinely surprised.
Refreshment.01
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And just think all the money all the interested parties are leaving on the table by not porting this to New 3DS.
darkinstinct
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(01-31-2016, 12:40 AM)
Two billion for Minecraft were way too cheap, Notch.
Eolz
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Originally Posted by Refreshment.01

And just think all the money all the interested parties are leaving on the table by not porting this to New 3DS.

New 3DS only is probably not interesting, and 3DS isn't really possible. Hopefully it'll be in the NX launch window.
Banjo-Kazooie
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(01-31-2016, 12:43 AM)
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But but people said it was worthless releasing it on WiiU this late...after all, everyone that wants it already owns it!
Alistair Roo
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Originally Posted by Eolz

So it wasn't too late to port it!

Still too late.
Imagine the sales if this game were available at launch or soon after.
Xbro
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(01-31-2016, 12:49 AM)
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Is there a thread predicting the lifetime sales of this version?
Podge293
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Minecraft it's a money making machine. At this point MS have to have exceeded the initial buy in
Refreshment.01
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Originally Posted by Eolz

New 3DS only is probably not interesting, and 3DS isn't really possible. Hopefully it'll be in the NX launch window.

What do you mean by not interesting? Not following you here.
Hip Hop
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Hopefully their working on a NX version too
Eolz
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Originally Posted by Refreshment.01

What do you mean by not interesting? Not following you here.

Not interesting for MS in terms of potential sales. The budget/effort needed to make a version on the weakest platform (that is living its final years), and with a userbase not that big, divided with the rest of the 3DS userbase, is very likely not worth it.
MechDX
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Remember when MS bought Majong and everyone posted "They paid how much for Minecraft?? It's not that big."

If you have kids you knew how big this IP is.
KillerMan91
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Originally Posted by Shizuka

I want to see it reach one million copies sold for the Vita among physical and digital sales.

It will. As of last week it was at 567k at retail (Famitsu) so combined with these digital estimates it's at 888k. If you use Media Create with retail sales it's actually even closer. Media Create has Minecraft Vita at 631k as of last week so 952k combined with these digital estimates. As for thread also great sales on WiiU.
Sterok
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(01-31-2016, 12:59 AM)
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Minecraft will be the only million selling third party game on the Wii U. Bless Microsoft for their great support.
pinkurocket
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Nintendo needs to push them to get an NX port ready for launch as well. Obviously the hype for Minecraft is not slowing down any time soon.
DrWong
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Originally Posted by MechDX

Remember when MS bought Majong and everyone posted "They paid how much for Minecraft?? It's not that big."

If you have kids you knew how big this IP is.

Minecroft.

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