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Media Create Sales: Week 04, 2011 (Jan 24 - Jan 30)

Chris1964

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Media Create Sales: Week 04, 2011 (Jan 24 - Jan 30)

01. / 00. [WII] The Last Story (Nintendo) {2011.01.27} - 114.722 / NEW
02. / 00. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 3 (Sega) {2011.01.27} - 102.779 / NEW
03. / 00. [PSP] My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.27} - 88.493 / NEW
04. / 00. [PSP] Kenka Bancho 5: Laws of Manhood (Spike) {2011.01.27} - 58.977 / NEW
05. / 00. [PSP] Magical Index Term (ASCII Media Works) {2011.01.27} - 56.017 / NEW
06. / 00. [PS3] Dragon Age: Origins (Spike) {2011.01.27} - 42.854 / NEW
07. / 02. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom) {2010.12.01} - 33.338 / 4.128.278 (-23%)
08. / 00. [360] Dream Club Zero (D3 Publisher) {2011.01.27} - 21.734 / NEW
09. / 01. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep - Final Mix (Square Enix) {2011.01.20} - 20.528 / 97.846 (-73%)
10. / 03. [WII] Donkey Kong Country Returns (Nintendo) {2010.12.09} - 19.214 / 773.893 (-6%)
11. / 00. [360] Dragon Age: Origins (Spike) {2011.01.27} - 14.000 / NEW
12. / 00. [PSP] Tsuku Monogatari (FuRyu) {2011.01.27} - 13.329 / NEW
13. / 00. [360] Gal Gun (Alchemist) {2011.01.27} - 12.419 / NEW
14. / 09. [WII] Wii Party (Nintendo) {2010.07.08} - 10.778 / 1.767.425 (+1%)
15. / 00. [PSP] Chaos; Head - Love Chu Chu! (5pb.) {2011.01.27} - 10.753 / NEW
16. / 08. [NDS] Pokemon Black / White (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} - 10.654 / 5.050.638 (-12%)
17. / 07. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! The Ogre (Level 5) {2010.12.16} - 10.437 / 388.350 (-16%)
18. / 06. [NDS] Ni no Kuni: The Ebony Wizard (Level 5) {2010.12.09} - 8.814 / 459.967 (-30%)
19. / 00. [360] Monster Hunter Frontier Online (Season 10 Premium Package) (Capcom) {2011.01.27} - 8.055 / NEW
20. / 05. [PSP] AKB1/48: If I loved an Idol (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.23} - 7.916 / 359.859 (-38%)

21. / 16. [PSP] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami) {2010.11.18}
22. / 24. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami) {2010.10.28}
23. / 15. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (w/ Remote Plus) (Nintendo) {2010.11.11}
24. / 21. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) {2009.10.01}
25. / 12. [WII] Momotaro Railway 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishuugou! no Maki [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Hudson) {2011.01.20}
26. / 04. [NDS] Monster Busters: Powered (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.20}
27. / 13. [NDS] Magician's Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery (Konami) {2010.11.11}
28. / 14. [WII] Mario Sports Mix (Nintendo) {2010.11.25}
29. / 17. [WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii 3 (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.02}
30. / 18. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) {2008.04.10}
31. / 26. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) {2009.12.03}
32. / 00. [NDS] Scribblenauts (Konami) {2011.01.27}
33. / 00. [PS3] Wizardry (Twin Pack) (Acquire) {2011.01.27}
34. / 30. [NDS] Super Fossil Fighters (Nintendo) {2010.11.18}
35. / 00. [NDS] Sora no Otoshimono Forte: Dreamy Season (Kadokawa Shoten) {2011.01.27}
36. / 28. [WII] Super Mario All-Stars (Nintendo) {2010.10.21}
37. / 20. [NDS] Eigo de Tabisuru: Little Charo (Nintendo) {2011.01.20}
38. / 23. [PS3] Arcana Heart 3 (Arc System Works) {2011.01.13}
39. / 29. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops (Dubbed Edition) (Square Enix) {2010.12.16}
40. / 35. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) {2006.05.25}
41. / 34. [NDS] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Miniland Mayhem (Nintendo) {2010.12.02}
42. / 31. [PS3] Tales of Graces F (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.02}
43. / 11. [PSP] Another Century's Episode Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.13}
44. / 22. [PSP] The 3rd Birthday (Square Enix) {2010.12.22}
45. / 38. [NDS] Friend Collection (Nintendo) {2009.06.18}
46. / 36. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Koei Tecmo) {2011.01.20}
47. / 19. [NDS] Love Zombies (Chunsoft) {2011.01.20}
48. / 42. [WII] Shape Boxing 2: Enjoy the Diet on Wii! (Rocket Company) {2010.12.16}
49. / 33. [NDS] Momotaro Railway: World (Hudson) {2010.12.02}
50. / 39. [PS3] Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] (Capcom) {2010.11.11}

00. / 00. [ALL] Software Sales 2011 (All Publishers) {2011.01.24} - 1.094.937 / 3.940.557 (+61%)


NDS - 14
WII - 13
PSP - 12
PS3 - 7
360 - 4
3DS - 0
PS2 - 0


HARDWARE

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|System | This Week | Last Week | Last Year |        YTD |   Last YTD |         LTD |            
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|  PSP  |    34.928 |    35.834 |    49.520 |    134.617 |    325.937 |  16.784.825 |      
|  PS3  |    25.149 |    23.792 |    34.431 |    141.743 |    158.144 |   6.229.233 |      
|  NDS  |    22.561 |    22.238 |    66.457 |    164.741 |    285.605 |  32.315.439 |      
|  WII  |    19.448 |    14.547 |    42.309 |    111.833 |    221.597 |  11.391.470 |      
|  360  |     3.513 |     2.338 |     4.089 |     12.346 |     17.515 |   1.432.844 |      
|  PS2  |     1.938 |     1.836 |     2.182 |      7.950 |      9.942 |  21.704.046 |      
|  3DS  |         0 |         0 |         0 |          0 |          0 |           0 |      
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------            
|  ALL  |   107.537 |   100.585 |   198.988 |    573.230 |  1.018.740 |  89.857.857 |      
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| DSiLL |    11.891 |    11.720 |    34.863 |     85.185 |    134.561 |   2.032.767 |      
|  DSi  |     9.611 |     8.990 |    24.783 |     70.503 |    122.626 |   5.614.230 |      
|  DSL  |     1.059 |     1.528 |     6.811 |      9.053 |     28.418 |  18.082.971 |      
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|  PSP  |    34.648 |    35.636 |    47.875 |    128.847 |    317.652 |  16.618.631 |      
| PSPgo |       280 |       198 |     1.645 |      5.770 |      8.285 |     166.194 |      
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RurouniZel

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I was hoping for more from Last Story's first week, but apparently they didn't ship much more than this originally?

Hopefully a 2nd shipment gets there quickly and it continues to sell. Game looks amazing!
 

jj984jj

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I'm not sure what people were expecting from The Last Story. It's debuted very well IMO.
 

Bento

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Chris1964 said:
03. / 00. [PSP] My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.27} - 88.493 / NEW
I'll forgive you Japan since you bought so many copies of the Tactics Ogre Remake but goddamn if I catch you doing this again >: (
 

Celsior

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01. / 00. [WII] The Last Story (Nintendo) {2011.01.27} - 114.722 / NEW
03. / 00. [PSP] My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.27} - 88.493 / NEW
Oh Japan you crazy people

Also PSP Go > 3DS
 

Dragon

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longdi said:
is this the year when ps3 overtake wii?
It will never overtake the Wii, it's too far behind.

Is 102k for VC3...bad? I recall it selling more on PS3 and PSP before but maybe that's just wishful thinking.

Celsior said:
Oh Japan you crazy mother fuckers.
I think LS only had 120k shipment based on other posts in this thread...
 

xero273

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TheBranca18 said:
It will never overtake the Wii, it's too far behind.

Is 102k for VC3...bad? I recall it selling more on PS3 and PSP before but maybe that's just wishful thinking.



I think LS only had 120k shipment based on other posts in this thread...
VC3 has the highest opening in the series

VC1 - 77k
VC2 - 94k
 

Spiegel

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TheBranca18 said:
It will never overtake the Wii, it's too far behind.

Is 102k for VC3...bad? I recall it selling more on PS3 and PSP before but maybe that's just wishful thinking.
03./00. [PS3] Valkyria Chronicles (Sega) - 77,267 / NEW
02. / 00. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 2 (Sega) - 94.444 / NEW
 

gundamkyoukai

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TheBranca18 said:
It will never overtake the Wii, it's too far behind.

Is 102k for VC3...bad? I recall it selling more on PS3 and PSP before but maybe that's just wishful thinking.
Nah that pretty good for the first week.
 
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This week makes me really wonder why did mass effect 2 bomb so badly? Dragon Age a non-exclusive doubles the sales of ME2, the girl games outsold it but different audience there so possibly understandable.

ivysaur12 said:
The Last Story shipped only 120k, so that's not bad at all.
We really ought to make to make it vibrantly clear that azlayn shipment estimates are just very good estimates, not actual shipping amounts.
 

Chris1964

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I wonder if retailers aren't willing to restock PSPgo or Sony stopped producing them. Second week without new shipment.
 
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So Last Story pretty much sold out its initial shipment and Valkryia Chronicles series is selling better than ever? Sounds like a good week to me!
 

xero273

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so for all those not happy with TLS numbers, what were you expecting TLS to sell? This is the best opening for a Mistwalker game. First game to open above 100k.
 

Cosmonaut X

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So, with 114k sold plus what looks like a 6k bump for Wii hardware, is it possible the 120k reported first shipment is gone (and that it included hardware bundles)?
 

ivysaur12

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Dec 28, 2005
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xero273 said:
so for all those not happy with TLS numbers, what were you expecting TLS to sell? This is the best opening for a Mistwalker game. First game to open above 100k.
I really wish I had the :lol smiley right now.

Oh Gooch.
 

Spiegel

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We really don't know what the first shipment was. Wait until M-C releases their report when we probably will get a sell-through number
 

frankie_baby

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LIttle disappointing from last story, should easily hit 200k lifetime maybe nearer 300 if its lucky which would be very good, btw do media create count the bundles too?
 

gogogow

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xero273 said:
so for all those not happy with TLS numbers, what were you expecting TLS to sell? This is the best opening for a Mistwalker game. First game to open above 100k.
Because the other high-profile Mistwalker games were released on such a popular console in Japan...

It isn't bad, considering 120k were shipped and if there wasn't a 2nd shipment made in the same week.
 

frankie_baby

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Chris1964 said:
I wonder if retailers aren't willing to restock PSPgo or Sony stopped producing them. Second week without new shipment.
I think its pretty safe to guess Sony stopped making them a long time ago
 

Takao

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Media Create numbers for Mistwalker's previous titles (via Chris' database):

[360] Blue Dragon (Microsoft Game Studios) - 80,348 / 139,689
[360] Lost Odyssey (Microsoft Game Studios) - 54,581 / 73,606
[NDS] Blue Dragon Plus (AQ Interactive) - 21,174 / 42,693
[NDS] Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (Bandai Namco) - 9,572 / 21,869

Can't find entries for ASH, or Away so I have to use Famitsu:

[NDS] Away: Shuffle Dungeon (AQ Interactive) - 1,851 / 1,851

Still can't find an entry for ASH.
 

Mockingbird

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I heard The Last Story sold out on day one but was replenished by day 2. amazon was out of stock for a day as well, if reports were true. I did my part. I bought both Ore no Imouto and The Last Story! at the very least, this game opened a bit better than Xenoblade. Here's hoping TLS's sales will help boost Xenoblade's as well.
 

Chris1964

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Takao said:
Still can't find an entry for ASH.
You search with ''wrong'' name

Media Create
{2007.10.01 - 2007.12.30} 0287. [NDS] Archaic Sealed Heat (Nintendo) {2007.10.04} - 49.678 / 92.846

Famitsu
{2007.10.01 - 2008.12.28} 0181. [NDS] Archaic Sealed Heat (Nintendo) {2007.10.04} - 58.102 / 151.240
 

InfiniteNine

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Bento said:
I'll forgive you Japan since you bought so many copies of the Tactics Ogre Remake but goddamn if I catch you doing this again >: (
That reminds me I need to get Ore Imo PSP.
 

LOVE & TRUTH

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ZoddGutts said:
Good to hear VC3 selling well. Hope they continue the series over the PSP2 using the same engine the PS3 VC had.
Why would they do that? When they didn't want to continue the series on the PS3 using this engine...

My bet is on 3DS.
 

thefro

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Solid opening for The Last Story, especially considering only 120k was shipped to stores initially.

Stronger opening than Xenoblade, Blue Dragon, and Lost Odyssey.

As a new console IP in Japan, it was never going to have a monsterous opening. Let's just hope it has decent legs. I believe White Knight Chronicles is going to be the only new JRPG IP in Japan that will have an opening week significantly ahead of it in sales.
 

Chris1964

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Dec 17, 2008
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According to Media Create PSPgo's initial shipment was 165k, but according to Famitsu 150k. The reported figure from sinobi was 150k.
 

Rolf NB

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xero273 said:
so for all those not happy with TLS numbers, what were you expecting TLS to sell?
200k+. But if it really has been so harshly supply constrained, there is yet time to get there.
 

ivysaur12

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thefro said:
Solid opening for The Last Story, especially considering only 120k was shipped to stores initially.

Stronger opening than Xenoblade, Blue Dragon, and Lost Odyssey.

As a new console IP in Japan, it was never going to have a monsterous opening. Let's just hope it has decent legs. I believe White Knight Chronicles is going to be the only new JRPG IP in Japan that will have an opening week significantly ahead of it in sales.
Well, let's see:


Blue Dragon - First week: 82,286. Total: 203,740
Archaic Sealed Heat - First week: 58,102. Total: 151,240
Lost Odyssey - First week: 60,376. Total: 109,517
Xenoblade - First week: 79,163. Total: 141,059
 
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Don't see why anyone is surprised about The Last Story's numbers. It was sold out across the country and the 2nd shipment hasn't arrived yet.

How do you sell extra copies that don't exist? All it indicates is that Nintendo should've printed more copies in time for launch.
 

Chris1964

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Nuclear Muffin said:
Don't see why anyone is surprised about The Last Story's numbers. It was sold out across the country and the 2nd shipment hasn't arrived yet.
Second shipment might have not arrived but it's not sold out.
 

Rolf NB

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ivysaur12 said:
Well, let's see:


Blue Dragon - First week: 82,286. Total: 203,740
Archaic Sealed Heat - First week: 58,102. Total: 151,240
Lost Odyssey - First week: 60,376. Total: 109,517
Xenoblade - First week: 79,163. Total: 141,059
See what?
 

John Harker

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ivysaur12 said:
Well, let's see:


Blue Dragon - First week: 82,286. Total: 203,740
Archaic Sealed Heat - First week: 58,102. Total: 151,240
Lost Odyssey - First week: 60,376. Total: 109,517
Xenoblade - First week: 79,163. Total: 141,059
Did it beat Baten Kaitos series and Tales of Symphonia 2 as well?

Though it seems like word of mouth on TLS is better than most of those titles, so hopefully that helps too.
 

Spiegel

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Nuclear Muffin said:
Don't see why anyone is surprised about The Last Story's numbers. It was sold out across the country and the 2nd shipment hasn't arrived yet.

How do you sell extra copies that don't exist? All it indicates is that Nintendo should've printed more copies in time for launch.
And how do you know this?
 

xero273

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John Harker said:
Did it beat Baten Kaitos series and Tales of Symphonia 2 as well?

Though it seems like word of mouth on TLS is better than most of those titles, so hopefully that helps too.
ToS2 sold 137k first week.
 

Takao

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Kenka Bancho previous titles (once again Media Create via Chris' database):

[PS2] Kenka Bancho (Spike) - 39,195 / 71,864
[PS2] Kenka Bancho [Playstation 2 the Best] (Spike) - 3,248 / 31,950
[PS2] Kenka Bancho 2: Full Throttle (Spike) - 42,131 / 78,069
[PS2] Kenka Bancho 2: Full Throttle [Playstation 2 the Best] (Spike) - 1,435 / 36,978
[PSP] Kenka Bancho 3: Conquer the Entire Nation (Spike) - 53,966 / 180,358
[PSP] Kenka Bancho 3: Conquer the Entire Nation [PSP the Best] (Spike) - 1,170 / 7,334
[PSP] Kenka Bancho 4: One Year War (Spike) - 71,504 / 108,019
[PSP] Kenka Bancho Portable (Spike) - 5,091 / 16,903

First week numbers for 5 are a good chunk lower than KB4.
thefro said:
Solid opening for The Last Story, especially considering only 120k was shipped to stores initially.

Stronger opening than Xenoblade, Blue Dragon, and Lost Odyssey.

As a new console IP in Japan, it was never going to have a monsterous opening. Let's just hope it has decent legs. I believe White Knight Chronicles is going to be the only new JRPG IP in Japan that will have an opening week significantly ahead of it in sales.
Will you count Ni No Kuni PS3 as a new IP?

It probably won't debut higher than TLS, but I think it should debut higher than the DS one.

As for ASH... I tried searching for "Archanic", because I thought it was one of those loljapanesegamenames.
 

Rolf NB

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John Harker said:
Did it beat Baten Kaitos series and Tales of Symphonia 2 as well?

Though it seems like word of mouth on TLS is better than most of those titles, so hopefully that helps too.


 

duckroll

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Nuclear Muffin said:
Don't see why anyone is surprised about The Last Story's numbers. It was sold out across the country and the 2nd shipment hasn't arrived yet.

How do you sell extra copies that don't exist? All it indicates is that Nintendo should've printed more copies in time for launch.
cvxfreak said:
Media Create counts bundles.

Last Story was sold out? I honestly wouldn't have noticed... one store even had one bundle left.
Hmmmm.... one actually lives in Japan and the other likes to post about how awesome games he never played are. I wonder who's more reliable! :)