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Media Create Sales: 12/15 - 12/21

Grimmy

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From the chart above:

Bleach: Heat the Soul 86.613
Bleach: Heat the Soul 2 69.733
Bleach: Heat the Soul 3 76.340
Bleach: Heat the Soul 4 83.044
Bleach: Heat the Soul 5 77.466

Really sad that the best Bleach game on PSP sold so badly:

Bleach: Soul Carnival 30.925
 

duckroll

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NeonZ said:
That's a wrong way to present the situation.

Is Street Fighter 4 an anime licensed fighter because there are Street Fighter animes? Is Pokemon Diamond an anime licensed rpg because there is a Pokemon anime? No.

The visual novel came before the anime, so it's a game series, and this game is a spin off of the game series, not an "anime licensed fighter".

That's an even MORE incorrect way of presenting the situation. Did Type Moon make Fate/Unlimited Codes? No. Did Cavia/Eighting/Capcom make Fate/Stay Night? Nope. Fate/Unlimited Codes is not a spinoff by Type Moon, but a LICENSED game by Capcom/Cavia/Eighting. The only "game series" for Fate/Stay Night are the ones produced by Type Moon. The rest are not spin offs but licensed titles. You're arguing over a technicality here. Even if we remove the "anime" term, it's still a licensed fighter. It's not by the original publisher or developer, so there's no way it can be a "spin off".

Naruto, Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater, etc are all originally manga too, but yet they're still commonly referred to as anime licensed fighters. :p
 

Spiegel

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Linkup said:
I was thinking about Soul Carnival and also 3rd phantom

Yeah but Soul Carnival is a 2d beat'em up and 3rd phantom is a rpg. duckroll was talking about the fighting games.
 

Shiggy

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kassatsu said:
From a friend who speaks japanese

WKC "a decent start"
"sold 100000 copies on the first day"
"but by the weekend more will be shipped so no worries"

100000 a decent start? At least I think it's quite good for a PS3 game.
 

NeonZ

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duckroll said:
That's an even MORE incorrect way of presenting the situation. Did Type Moon make Fate/Unlimited Codes? No. Did Cavia/Eighting/Capcom make Fate/Stay Night? Nope. Fate/Unlimited Codes is not a spinoff by Type Moon, but a LICENSED game by Capcom/Cavia/Eighting. The only "game series" for Fate/Stay Night are the ones produced by Type Moon. The rest are not spin offs but licensed titles. You're arguing over a technicality here. Even if we remove the "anime" term, it's still a licensed fighter. It's not by the original publisher or developer, so there's no way it can be a "spin off".

I never said that Type Moon made Unlimited Codes, so how was it a wrong way to present the situation? Nothing about the word "spin off" means it must come from the original publisher/developer.

Anyway, you're ignoring the core of my argument. Unlimited Code's situation still is different from a random licensed anime fighter. Fate/Stay Night was released for PS2 before Unlimited Codes. The original source for the game was on the system before the secondary title, it's different from a random anime title which is expected to make the fanbase cross over to that system, and much closer to a game spin-off, even though it comes from a different publisher/developer.

Naruto, Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater, etc are all originally manga too, but yet they're still commonly referred to as anime licensed fighters. :p

Most of those fighters are actually based on the anime, rather than the manga, though, whenever there are divergences between the two sources. Just look at the colors (Naruto has blue chakra, like in the anime, rather than yellow, like in the manga) and the character lists, which rarely include people who haven't been animated yet. BTW, Unlimited Codes has content that isn't from the anime, even some from Fate/Zero.
 

Busaiku

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The_lascar said:
Rogue Galaxy first day : 150 000.

No numbers for Phantasy Star 0 ?
Using the link and BF, I think these would be the numbers.

PS0 50k
Pikmin and Biohazard 20k

That's just using BF, and kinda guessing since the translation's so messed up.
 

duckroll

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NeonZ said:
I never said that Type Moon made Unlimited Codes, so how was it a wrong way to present the situation? Nothing about the word "spin off" means it must come from the original publisher/developer.

Anyway, you're ignoring the core of my argument. Unlimited Code's situation still is different from a random licensed anime fighter. Fate/Stay Night was released for PS2 before Unlimited Codes. The original source for the game was on the system before the secondary title, it's different from a random anime title which is expected to make the fanbase cross over to that system, and much closer to a game spin-off, even though it comes from a different publisher/developer.

I think you're completely ignoring that Fate/Unlimited Codes is an ARCADE GAME first and foremost. The PS2 title is a port. It's not a ground up title made on the PS2 as a spin off of Fate/Stay Night, but instead something that was licensed and released as an arcade fighter. This means that the fanbase's first exposure to the game is in the arcades as a licensed fighter. Long before it's ever ported to the PS2. How is this situation any different from TvC? I think it's really stupid to assume that the game is selling well simply because there was a PS2 version of Fate/Stay Night.
 

RurouniZel

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You know, if you compare the sales of Disgaea 3 vs. Metal Gear Solid 4, one would think that Metal Gear Solid 4 obviously made more money.

But, if you look at what is most likely the difference in budget between MGS4 and D3, I wouldn't be surprised if Disgaea 3 made about the same in profit, maybe even more?

Not that I really know about this stuff...
 

NeonZ

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duckroll said:
I think you're completely ignoring that Fate/Unlimited Codes is an ARCADE GAME first and foremost. The PS2 title is a port. It's not a ground up title made on the PS2 as a spin off of Fate/Stay Night, but instead something that was licensed and released as an arcade fighter. This means that the fanbase's first exposure to the game is in the arcades as a licensed fighter. Long before it's ever ported to the PS2. How is this situation any different from TvC?

We aren't discussing Arcade numbers though, so the existence of an original Arcade version of the fighting game doesn't matter much. We're talking about the console performances of those games.

I think it's really stupid to assume that the game is selling well simply because there was a PS2 version of Fate/Stay Night.

I'm not saying that it's selling well just because there was a PS2 version of Fate/Stay Night. I'm saying these are different situations, so you didn't make a proper comparison. It's not like the Wii had a successful Tatsunoko game before TvsC.
 
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Captain Smoker said:
Statistics:
Games: 188
Units: 3.536.411
Average: 18.811
Thanks. How can they not fund another Blue Dragon? It's still number 1 despite the (little bit) bigger userbase that games like ToV profited from.
 

test_account

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*These quotes are taken from the previos week's Media Create thread, i didnt get around to answer on the quotes then, so i quote them in this thread instead of bumping the previous Media Create thread instead, sorry.*

Frillen said:
Hugely disappointing PS3 performance.

The PSP couldn't even beat the DS with Dissidia. The DS is now infront with 127k YTD wise, with two weeks left.
Was it expected for the PSP to outsell the DS when Dissidia was released? I think i remember that someone here questioned if the PSP could outsell the DS when Dissida was released though, but did they predict it? Maybe i saw some predictions like that, but unfortunately i cant quite remember, sorry :\ After seeing that the DS sold about 120k units more than the PSP last week, i think it would be a great preformance if the PSP would manage to outsell the DS this week, but that didnt happend.

:)


lopaz said:
hrm, well, the tapping is a sorta novelty but in principle it's an extremely basic game as far as I can see, which makes me wonder why people are disappointed
Ye, Let's Tap's gameplay might seem alittle basic, but i think that the game looks like it is abit fun to play it atleast :) Hopefully i will get a chance to try out Let's Tap myself some day :)


Graphics Horse said:
From what I've seen, you tap really fast with all your fingers, like you're a really fast typist on a keyboard, it's not like pushing a button.
Ah ok, like that. I thought it was like you drummed with your fingers or something, and you had to drum in a correct beat to be able to score points in the game, or something like that. Or maybe there are different types of tapping in Let's Tap, like where you havet to tap your fingers really fast like your typing on a keyboard as you said and maybe there is a type of tapping where you have to tap in a certain beat? I dont know :\ Thanks for the info! :)
 
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Are all these numbers as of this week?

Sonic Unleashed and Klonoa are oddly tied at 5,800. o_O

But yikes, Zero Gravity did even worse and it was out a year longer. Japan really doesn't like Sonic that much do they? Seems that his continued existence was due to his popularity overseas. Even Secret Rings didn't do that well at all.

I thought Rune Factory Frontier was over 20,000 by now. Guess not. Sad indeed. :'(

Hope MMV does indeed find the success their Wii games deserve overseas.
 

Aaron Strife

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Hero of Legend said:
But yikes, Zero Gravity did even worse and it was out a year longer. Japan really doesn't like Sonic that much do they? Seems that his continued existence was due to his popularity overseas. Even Secret Rings didn't do that well at all.
Well, the PS2 version of Sonic Unleashed was tailor made for US audiences, if that says anything.
 

apujanata

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With 100K first day, is it safe to assume 300K max LTD for Japan for White Knight Story ?

Looking at history, GT5 Prologue, with its 108K first week, only get to 200K LTD.
 

Neomoto

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Captain Smoker said:
Here's what I have, this list is incomplete! I'll update it in the next time, should be ~ 200 games in the end, but here's the data:


Statistics:
Games: 165
Units: 22.047.551
Average: 133.622
Thank you :) Awesome stuff.

The Gamecube put out a lot of software, I'm impressed! This puts the "how is PS3 pacing compared to the gamecube" in a whole different light, because to me it looks like it's significantly behind the gamecube. Not to mention that the PS3 has gotten the best 3rd party support (compared to both GC and Wii) by far.
 
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Kenka said:
I saw this kanji [10万] on ameblo's website so we probably have some first day sales ?

(sorry, I can't read japanese)

http://ameblo.jp/get6-2

Might as well Give a semi-accurate overview here:

-White Night Chronicles sold somewhere around 100,000 on it's first day with a high sell-through rate.
-The supply has been sold out even to whole sellers. Due to it being the year end, Shipments are slower then normal.
Have no fear though! Another Shipment should go out by the weekend

- Pre-orders of White Night Chronicles were Low, so these sales are more then what was expected.
- We should continue to take notice of Sales over the weekend, comparing them to Gundam that also had a good first day, but sales slowed down quickly.

___

- Phantasy Star Zero, perhapses sold around 40-50,00.

- More would have been expected, so perhapses many users are taking a wait and see approach to the game.

- (Talk about graphics of the game being poor, He wanted the game but too many games are coming out, thus putting the writer into the wait and see camp)

- DS games have a lot more movement in sales on the weekend, so we should pay attention to the activity.

__

Pikman and Biohazard sold around 10-20,000. They are low-priced remakes, so they should have slow-burns in their sells.
- heard Civilization Revolution(PS3/X360) and Ris-zoawd for DS sold well, but don't know the whole truth.
 

cvxfreak

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White Knight Story: 100,000 (high-sell through rate; additional shipments for the weekend)
Phantasy Star Zero: "probably" 40-50,000 (seems low, but should sell via word of mouth; DS games do better on weekends)
Biohazard and Pikmin: 10-20,000 (should both sell due to their value pricing)
DS Akai Ito and PS2 Winter Sonata are selling "here and there"
PS3+360 Civilization and DS Resort have also said to be selling, but the details on their numbers aren't yet clear.
Hardware sales should be strong.

I'm not entirely sure if these numbers are just guesses, but they're not as solid as what Sinobi would say in his blogs, from what I remember. Still, take them for what they're worth.
 

Takuhi

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I assume that "Resort" is actually "RIZ-ZOAWD," the Wizard of Oz RPG by Media Vision.

Glad to hear it's selling!
 

cw_sasuke

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So the xxth RE1 Port will outsell TvC ? :-/
 

cvxfreak

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cw_sasuke said:
So the xxth RE1 Port will outsell TvC ? :-/



celebrating REmake sales, not TvC bomba
 
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I think Kirby might have a chance of breaking 1.5m in Japan if it keps on. Might go to show how popular the series is to Nintendo, so they finally give us that Kirby Wii game.
 

schuelma

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cvxfreak said:
I'm not entirely sure if these numbers are just guesses, but they're not as solid as what Sinobi would say in his blogs, from what I remember. Still, take them for what they're worth.

Yeah I was going to say the same thing after reading your translation. Probably get better numbers tomorrow.
 

Johann

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I don't know much about first day sales but most 360 RPGs sold around 100K (usually less) for the first week followed a sharp decline.
 

ivysaur12

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Sad about PS0... isn't PSU still pretty popular in Japan?

Surprising about RIZ-ZOAWD selling though. I honestly thought it would tank.
 

Mrbob

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Go go WKC go. Fix some issues for the US release Level 5 so everyone can fully <3 the game.
 

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Captain Smoker said:
15. [NDS] Gensou Suikoden Tierkreis (Konami) - 63,000 / NEW

Even though I hate the direction Konami's going with this, I'll support them just to make sure that Suikoden 6 WILL EXIST. (It sold more than I predicted it would.)
 

duckroll

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ivysaur12 said:
Sad about PS0... isn't PSU still pretty popular in Japan?

Surprising about RIZ-ZOAWD selling though. I honestly thought it would tank.

Phantasy Star Portable did 217k on the first day, so if PS0 really did 40-50k on the first day then this should pretty much be absolute proof that for some reason the popularity of such games truly do not translate to success on the DS. I'm sure RIZ will tank, don't worry about it. The site didn't say how many units it sold, it's a D3 title, so it really can't sell much to begin with since they don't print much of anything being largely a budget label. Don't expect it to even chart on MC.
 
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xero273 said:
Here are all the first day sales 360 rpgs.

ToV - 70k + 10k bundles

IU - 70k

TLR - 79k

BD - 43k

LO - 40k

Not extremely important, but White Night is basically at least 1000 yen cheaper then most of those games. Checked out two of my local stores and amazingly, it was sold out.


Also Little Magicians Magic Adventure selling 56,000 copies a month after release is a and having nintendo-like legs is travesty yeah! for original ideas making money!

 
Jun 7, 2007
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Dengeki Software Total (12/15 - 12/21)
Code:
NDS	1.542.476
WII     712.131
PSP	692.604
PS2     309.420
PS3     300.611
360     110.927

Total	3.668.169



Weekly Overview (Software Total Dengeki)
Code:
Week		 NDS	     Wii	PS3	  PS2	     PSP	X360

07/21 - 27/07    548.601    193.392    78.778     188.894    170.080    19.081
07/28 - 08/03    684.905    184.940    115.983	  142.526    485.664    37.602
08/04 - 08/10    753.875    148.064    56.654	  121.214    231.491    122.421
08/11 - 08/17    683.148    228.693    55.536	  140.651    224.715    36.505
08/18 - 08/24    471.057    116.471    34.819	  194.485    119.839    17.166
08/25 - 08/31    464.969    119.749    89.201	  137.961    147.798    26.540
09/01 - 09/07    378.177    111.082    49.293	  99.123     89.218     16.507
09/08 - 09/14    1.359.677  130.488    38.811	  105.876    76.479     110.550
09/15 - 09/21    728.370    100.698    75.242	  121.620    111.545    32.785
09/22 - 09/28    638.127    111.983    85.866	  539.344    103.562    23.384
09/29 - 10/05    398.829    84.433     39.985	  266.162    96.254     18.359
10/06 - 10/12    332.218    72.096     27.116	  142.586    164.111    14.269
10/13 - 10/19    374.464    178.352    24.346	  148.501    161.044    12.818
10/20 - 10/26	 438.583    126.851    27.601     184.565    134.428    12.579
10/27 - 11/02	 479.590    119.844    227.784	  110.669    111.702	49.830
11/03 - 11/09	 642.247    105.057    93.830     102.565    103.817    38.185
11/10 - 11/16	 575.243    101.585    186.761    77.587     95.082     30.068
11/17 - 11/23	 712.470    362.511    91.290     101.778    367.010    133.016
11/24 - 11/30	 933.891    247.467    252.743    84.935     385.488    60.805      
12/01 - 12/07	 586.664    239.208    119.964    154.050    182.969    69.713      
12/08 - 12/14	 793.871    523.282    108.036    107.669    179.102    42.332      
12/15 - 12/21	 1.542.476  712.131    300.611	  309.420    692.604    110.927     UPDATE

Total		 14.521.452 4.318.377  2.180.250  3.582.181  4.434.002  1.035.442



Software LTD's
Launch - 08/03/2008 = Famitsu
08/04 - 12/21/2008 = Dengeki

Hardware = Media Create

Code:
	Software LTD	Tie Ratio

NDS	116.630.216	4,70 (+ 0,02)
PSP	27.136.258	2,43 (+ 0,03)
WII	26.453.045	3,60 (+ 0,03)
PS3	8.196.489	3,18 (+ 0,07)
360	4.025.759	4,93 (+ 0,06)
 

Spiegel

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bttb said:
Dengeki Sales: 2008 TOP30 (2007.12.31 - 2008.12.21)

Ds - 15 (11 Nintendo, 2 Square Enix, Level 5, Namco Bandai)
Wii - 6 (6 Nintendo)
Psp - 5 (Sega, Capcom, Konami, Namco Bandai, Square Enix)
ps2 - 3 (Atlus, Banpresto, Koei)
ps3 - 1 (Konami)

Interesting
 

Kenka

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bttb said:
First Day Sales (12/25)

[PS3] White Knight Chronicles (SCE) - 132,000 (54%)
[NDS] Phantasy Star Zero (Sega) - 63,000 (31%)
[WII] Wii de Asobu: Pikmin (Nintendo) - 25,000 (22%)
[NDS] Team Batista no Eikou: Shinjitsu o Tsumugu 4-tsu no Karte (Hudson) - 16,000 (40%)
[WII] BioHazard (Capcom) - 11,500 (21%)

[PS3] Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (CyberFront) - 2,400 (35%)
[PS3] Far Cry 2 (Ubisoft) - 1,900 (18%)
[360] Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (CyberFront) - 1,700 (34%)
[PS3] BioShock (Spike) - 978 (10%)

http://dubai.2ch.net/test/read.cgi/ghard/1230276831/24

FUCK
 
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Rogue Galaxy did around 150k first day with around 300k copies shipped. So WKC slightly down with 130k first day and 250k shipped.

Could very well be the biggest first day number for a SCE title since...shock, Rogue Galaxy in 2005.

I can't find Minna no Tennis first day number though, although I doubt it did more, Mingol 5 didn't iirc.
 

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Are those Pikmin sales good? Bad? How did the series do on the Gamecube?

Impressive WKC sales, though Biohazard only sold a fifth of the shipment.