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Media Create Sales: June 22-28, 2009

donny2112

Member
Media Create June 22-28



01./00. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) - 359,690 / NEW
02./01. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection (Friend Collection) (Nintendo) - 71,692 / 174,000 (-30%)
03./00. [PS3] Atelier Rorona: Alchemist of Arland (Gust) - 43,243 / NEW
04./00. [PSP] Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono. 2 (Sword & Magic & School 2) (Acquire) - 38,614 / NEW
05./00. [PS3] BlazBlue (Arc System Works) - 33,768 / NEW
06./00. [360] BlazBlue (Arc System Works) - 24,812 / NEW
07./03. [NDS] Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (Square Enix) - 22,114 / 479,000 (-18%)
08./00. [PS3] Agarest Senki Zero (Compile Heart) - 14,466 / NEW
09./05. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 G (BEST) (Capcom) - 12,985 / 762,000 (-6%)
10./04. [NDS] Sloane and MacHale's Mysterious Story (Level 5) - 12,537 / 156,000 (-19%)

11./00. [PSP] Valhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance (Marvelous)
12./08. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo)
13./06. [NDS] Gyakuten Kenji (Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth) (Capcom)
14./10. [NDS] Pokemon Platinum (Pokemon Co.)
15./00. [NDS] Really? Really! Realia DS (Kadokawa Shoten)
16./07. [NDS] Akira Tago's Mind Exercises (Atama no Taisou) Vol. 1: Puzzle Solving Journey Around the World (Level 5)
17./02. [PSP] Fate/Unlimited Codes Portable (Capcom)
18./00. [PSP] Kono Aozora ni Yakusoku o - Tenohira no Rakuen (Promising This Blue Sky: Pleasure Garden of the Day) (TGL)
19./00. [360] Mamoru-Kun wa Nowarete Shimatta! (Mamoru Has Been Cursed!) (Grev Ltd.)
20./00. [PS2] Wand of Fortune (Idea Factory)
21./09. [PS3] Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires (Koei)
22./00. [360] Time Leap (Prototype)
23./15. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
24./11. [NDS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of the Sky (Pokemon Co.)
25./17. [WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii (Namco Bandai)
26./00. [PS3] Bionic Commando (Capcom)
27./16. [NDS] Mario & Luigi RPG 3!!! (Nintendo)
28./18. [NDS] Infinite Space (SEGA)
29./12. [PSP] Evangelion: Jo (Prologue) (Namco Bandai)
30./00. [PS3] Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Spike)
31./00. [360] Bionic Commando (Capcom)
32./25. [NDS] Metal Fight Beyblade (Hudson)
33./19. [NDS] Made in Ore (Wario Ware) (Nintendo)
34./24. [WII] Play on Wii: Pikmin 2 (Nintendo)
35./00. [PS2] Under the Moon: Crescent (Dimple Entertainment)
36./23. [NDS] Dragon Ball Kai: Saiyajin Raishuu (Namco Bandai)
37./26. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot (BEST) (Konami)
38./21. [NDS] Pro Yakyuu Team o Tsukurou! 2 (SEGA)
39./14. [WII] Play on Wii: Chibi-Robo! (Nintendo)
40./30. [NDS] Rhythm Tengoku Gold (Nintendo)
41./28. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
42./20. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo)
43./36. [NDS] Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
44./32. [WII] Monster Hunter G (Capcom)
45./35. [WII] Wii Play (Nintendo)
46./29. [PSP] Sengoku Basara: Battle Heroes (Capcom)
47./22. [WII] Arc Rise Fantasia (Marvelous)
48./41. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven (Level 5)
49./00. [PSP] Memories Off After Rain (5pb)
50./00. [NDS] Fushigi Yuugi DS (The Mysterious Play) (Idea Factory)

*. [ACC] Wii Motion+ (Nintendo) - 296,000 / NEW

NDS - 19
WII - 10
PSP - 8
PS3 - 7
360 - 4
PS2 - 2



Code:
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|System |  This Week  |  Last Week  |        YTD  |         LTD  |
------------------------------------------------------------------
|  NDS  |     45,480  |     45,995  |  1,656,077  |  26,775,712  |
|  PSP  |     26,789  |     27,884  |  1,161,805  |  12,519,908  |
|  WII  |     21,790  |     19,386  |    622,169  |   8,101,146  |
|  PS3  |     11,310  |     10,359  |    589,937  |   3,212,405  |
|  360  |      5,766  |      6,734  |    229,608  |   1,059,045  |
|  PS2  |      3,578  |      3,770  |    132,459  |  21,531,988  |
------------------------------------------------------------------
|  DSi  |     39,885  |     40,464  |  1,363,629  |   2,594,988  |
|  DSL  |      5,595  |      5,531  |    292,448  |  17,595,253  |
------------------------------------------------------------------

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Busaiku

Member
Well, I'd already commented on Tomodachi Collection's legs being great, but it also seems like Kingdom Hearts is hanging in there.
Although it took a sharp drop in its second and third weeks, it's been pulling in decent legs for an RPG.
It's probably not gonna pull off the numbers that either of the main games have done, but it's definitely a great showing.

I think Birth By Sleep could be as big as Kingdom Hearts II.
 

jj984jj

He's a pretty swell guy in my books anyway.
This week's releases look really weak for all platforms except PSP with Boku no Natsuyasumi 4 and Hatsune Miku: Project Diva. Is everyone just gearing up for DQIX?
 

Fafalada

Fafracer forever
MHP2 still above WiiFit even with Resort release. It looks like the crossing of the streams is still in the cards after all.

Seeing Rorona outsold initial shipment by over 50% - it's reminiscent of Demon's Soul which also started with low first shipment - any chance they could continue tracking similar or are Atelier games usually known for fast drops?
 

Toad-fr

Member
6 new entries this week is good: the japanese market is still very dynamic. We can notice sales are really better this week, which is also very good.

Let see how Wii Sports Resort perform on a longer term, I'd be curious to see it staying 1st for months :) Time will tell, but even Pokémon Platinum didn't manage to remain in 1st place for too long! Arf... Japanese players are playing too much :)
 

Nirolak

Mrgrgr
Toad-fr said:
6 new entries this week is good: the japanese market is still very dynamic. We can notice sales are really better this week, which is also very good.

Let see how Wii Sports Resort perform on a longer term, I'd be curious to see it staying 1st for months :) Time will tell, but even Pokémon Platinum didn't manage to remain in 1st place for too long! Arf... Japanese players are playing too much :)
Dragon Quest IX comes out in one week actually. It's essentially an impossibility for it to remain in first place when that happens.

To note though, we won't see that sales chart for another two weeks however.
 

Osuwari

Member
what was the initial shipment of WSR?

also, what's the planned shipment for DQIX? are they planning for a 2+ million first week?
 

Aeana

Member
Osuwari said:
what was the initial shipment of WSR?

also, what's the planned shipment for DQIX? are they planning for a 2+ million first week?
Well, one of the retailer guys posted on 2ch that the initial shipment is scheduled to be between 2.5 and 3 million. I don't know if that's the truth or not, but the same guy broke the news of the 7-minute trailer almost a month before it showed up, too.
 
Aeana said:
Well, one of the retailer guys posted on 2ch that the initial shipment is scheduled to be between 2.5 and 3 million. I don't know if that's the truth or not, but the same guy broke the news of the 7-minute trailer almost a month before it showed up, too.

If true then :lol :lol

But then again. Casual as, now its released im sure it will sit at number 1 for 100 years.
 

wrowa

Member
Aeana said:
Well, one of the retailer guys posted on 2ch that the initial shipment is scheduled to be between 2.5 and 3 million. I don't know if that's the truth or not, but the same guy broke the news of the 7-minute trailer almost a month before it showed up, too.
I'm curious, what was the highest opening week of a Dragon Quest game?
 

idlewild_

Member
wrowa said:
I'm curious, what was the highest opening week of a Dragon Quest game?

don't think we have sales data from PSX and before, so only thing to look at is DQ8 which was 2,236,881 first week

edit: i stand corrected, but guess it didn't matter :lol
 

Stumpokapow

listen to the mad man
idlewild_ said:
don't think we have sales data from PSX and before, so only thing to look at is DQ8 which was 2,236,881 first week

We do have sales data for PSX; DQ7 did 1,862,065 first week... All previous releases did less than this, so 8's is the current high-water mark.
 

Jaruru

Member
idlewild_ said:
don't think we have sales data from PSX and before, so only thing to look at is DQ8 which was 2,236,881 first week

SE must be making as many copies of DQ9 as they can right now.
I think the first week sale (and prob the overall one) will top DQ8 :D

will Wii Sports Resort have long legs? M+ isn't necessary as Wiimote comes with Wii Play, but the WSR game is pretty solid
 

schuelma

Wastes hours checking old Famitsu software data, but that's why we love him.
iidesuyo said:
I expected much more from WSR. One year ago Mario Kart did what, 800k or so first week?


WSR has the 3rd best debut of any Wii title and the best debut of any "Wii" group title. It did great. The only disappointment, if there is one, is in the lack of hardware bump week 1.
 

Vinci

Danish
Jaruru said:
will Wii Sports Resort have long legs? M+ isn't necessary as Wiimote comes with Wii Play, but the WSR game is pretty solid

You can't play Resort without M+ last I checked.

iidesuyo said:
I expected much more from WSR. One year ago Mario Kart did what, 800k or so first week?

Mario Kart and Wii Sport Resort are two very different things.
 

Majmun

Member
I expected more from WSR, considering the first WS if the best selling game of this generation.

But it'll have massive legs, I'm sure.
 

kbear

Member
jj984jj said:
This week's releases look really weak for all platforms except PSP with Boku no Natsuyasumi 4 and Hatsune Miku: Project Diva. Is everyone just gearing up for DQIX?
wait nvm, i think i read ur post wrong
 

Nirolak

Mrgrgr
kbear said:
BlazBlue is arguably the best fighting game of this generation. This week's releases are anything but weak because of this game alone.
These are the charts for last week.

When he refers to this week, he means the charts that will be coming out next week. It gets a bit confusing.
 

schuelma

Wastes hours checking old Famitsu software data, but that's why we love him.
Dedication Through Light said:
Wow BlazBlue sold more on PS3 than on the 360.
.


Why would that be a surprise? I'm shocked it was so close.
 
Fafalada said:
MHP2 still above WiiFit even with Resort release. It looks like the crossing of the streams is still in the cards after all.
Possibly. Still seems likely that by the time that happens, though, there will be MH3 and Wii Fit Plus mucking with the comparison. At the end of 2008, Wii Fit was about 320K ahead. Half a year later it's still something like 180K ahead. Well, at least in the Famitsu version of things.

EDIT:
 
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