Media Create Sales: Week 21, 2012 (May 21 - May 27)

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Media Create Sales: Week 21, 2012 (May 21 - May 27)



01./00. [PS3] Dragons Dogma <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.05.24} (¥7.990) - 302.040 / NEW <86,53%>
02./00. [3DS] Mario Tennis Open <SPT> (Nintendo) {2012.05.24} (¥4.800) - 101.645 / NEW <51,19%>
03./00. [PSP] Uta no Prince-Sama: Debut # <ACT> (Broccoli) {2012.05.24} (¥6.090) - 61.376 / NEW
04./00. [360] Dragons Dogma <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.05.24} (¥7.990) - 29.024 / NEW <86,56%>
05./02. [WII] Mario Party 9 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.04.26} (¥5.800) - 20.820 / 380.763 (-17%)
06./00. [PS3] The Idolmaster: Gravure For You! Vol.8 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.05.24} (¥9.980) - 16.670 / NEW
07./04. [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening <SLG> (Nintendo) {2012.04.19} (¥4.800) - 14.642 / 391.345 (-2%)
08./00. [PSP] Jyuzaengi: Engetsu Sangokuden # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2012.05.24} (¥6.090) - 11.627 / NEW
09./00. [360] Monster Hunter Frontier Online: Forward .4 Premium Package # <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.05.23} (¥6.090) - 9.893 / NEW
10./06. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.11.03} (¥4.800) - 9.858 / 1.595.096 (-6%)
11./00. [3DS] G1 Grand Prix <SLG> (Genki) {2012.05.24} (¥6.080) - 9.821 / NEW
12./00. [PS3] Steins;Gate: Double Pack <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.05.24} (¥14.000) - 9.223 / NEW
13./08. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3G # <ACT> (Capcom) {2011.12.10} (¥5.800) - 7.849 / 1.458.658 (-6%)
14./07. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800) - 7.648 / 1.720.566 (-11%)
15./01. [PSP] My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Portable Can't Be Continuing # <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.05.17} (¥6.280) - 6.753 / 59.929 (-87%)
16./00. [PSP] Elminage Gothic: Ulm Zakir to Yami no Gishiki <RPG> (Starfish SD) {2012.05.24} (¥6.090) - 6.169 / NEW
17./00. [PSV] Samurai & Dragons <SLG> (Sega) {2012.05.24} (¥3.990) - 6.072 / NEW
18./00. [PS3] Steins;Gate: Hiyoku Renri no Darling <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.05.24} (¥6.090) - 5.397 / NEW
19./00. [360] Mushihimesama # <STG> (Cave) {2012.05.24} (¥7.140) - 5.135 / NEW
20./03. [PSP] Persona 2: Eternal Punishment <RPG> (Atlus) {2012.05.17} (¥6.279) - 4.885 / 29.431 (-80%)
21./10. [3DS] Kid Icarus: Uprising <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.03.22} (¥5.800)
22./14. [WII] Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus # <SPT> (Nintendo) {2010.11.11} (¥5.800)
23./12. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games <SPT> (Nintendo) {2012.03.01} (¥4.800)
24./00. [3DS] Minna no Ennichi <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.05.24} (¥3.990)
25./00. [PS3] Steins;Gate <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.05.24} (¥7.140)
26./09. [PS3] Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.04.26} (¥6.990)
27./15. [WII] Wii Party # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2010.07.08} (¥4.800)
28./17. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (PSP the Best) <ACT> (Capcom) {2011.09.22} (¥2.990)
29./16. [PSP] Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 <SPT> (Konami) {2012.03.29} (¥5.980)
30./18. [3DS] Harvest Moon: A New Beginning <SLG> (Marvelous AQL) {2012.02.23} (¥5.040)
31./20. [NDS] Pokemon Black / White # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} (¥4.800)
32./23. [WII] Mario Kart Wii <RCE> (Nintendo) {2008.04.10} (¥5.800)
33./27. [3DS] Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog / Shiba / Toy Poodle & New Friends <ETC> (Nintendo) {2011.02.26} (¥4.800)
34./25. [3DS] Kingdom Hearts 3D -Dream Drop Distance- # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2012.03.29} (¥6.090)
35./05. [PSP] Brothers Conflict: Passion Pink # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2012.05.17} (¥6.090)
36./24. [WII] Just Dance Wii <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.10.13} (¥5.800)
37./31. [3DS] Cho-ricchi! Tamagotchi no Puchi Puchi Omisecchi <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.04.19} (¥5.040)
38./32. [WII] Kirby's Return to Dream Land <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.10.27} (¥5.800)
39./29. [WII] Go Vacation <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2011.10.20} (¥5.800)
40./22. [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 <SPT> (Konami) {2012.03.29} (¥7.980)
41./13. [PS3] Starhawk <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2012.05.10} (¥5.980)
42./26. [NDS] Pokemon Conquest <SLG> (Pokemon Co.) {2012.03.17} (¥5.800)
43./35. [PSP] Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Rockstar Classics) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2011.07.21} (¥2.500)
44./33. [PS3] Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition <RCE> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2012.02.02} (¥4.980)
45./21. [PSP] Conception: Please Give Birth to My Child! <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2012.04.26} (¥6.279)
46./36. [3DS] Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai # <ACT> (Sega) {2012.03.08} (¥6.090)
47./34. [PS3] Battlefield 3 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2011.11.02} (¥7.665)
48./40. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl <FTG> (Nintendo) {2008.01.31} (¥6.800)
49./37. [WII] Family Fishing # <SPT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2011.08.04} (¥5.040)
50./28. [PSP] 2nd Super Robot Wars Z: Saisei-hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.04.05} (¥7.330)

Top 50

3DS - 14
PSP - 11
PS3 - 10
WII - 9
360 - 3
NDS - 2
PSV - 1

SOFTWARE
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|System | This Week  | Last Week  | Last Year  |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |
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|  ALL  |    894.000 |    422.000 |    597.000 | 18.246.000 | 18.170.000 |
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HARDWARE
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|System | This Week  | Last Week  | Last Year  |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |     LTD     |
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|  3DS  |     55.212 |     45.752 |     24.283 |  1.774.655 |  1.037.542 |   6.056.798 |
|  PS3  |     14.771 |     12.026 |     15.987 |    558.532 |    533.901 |   8.194.917 |
| PSP # |     10.617 |     10.652 |     33.685 |    393.729 |    983.378 |  19.123.113 |
|  PSV  |      6.675 |      6.347 |            |    270.135 |            |     710.121 |
|  WII  |      6.149 |      5.956 |      7.438 |    224.295 |    286.432 |  12.387.516 |
|  360  |      3.069 |        825 |      2.303 |     32.259 |     52.263 |   1.568.304 |
| NDS # |      1.059 |      1.108 |     10.442 |     39.634 |    444.621 |  32.848.120 |
|  PS2  |      1.027 |      1.166 |      1.274 |     24.889 |     34.561 |  21.798.996 |
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|  ALL  |     98.579 |     83.832 |     95.412 |  3.318.128 |  3.372.698 | 102.687.885 |
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| DSiLL |        628 |        683 |      5.197 |     22.778 |    229.303 |   2.317.097 |
|  DSi  |        431 |        425 |      5.106 |     16.856 |    196.965 |   5.850.906 |
|  PSP  |     10.617 |     10.652 |     33.609 |    393.729 |    968.230 |  18.947.126 |
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Media Create Sales: Week 20, 2012 (May 14 - May 20)
 

Stumpokapow

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Quoting myself from the end of the last thread because I think it's at least a little pertinent and could springboard some conversation:
New IP debuts over 330k in the last 10 years in Japan:
Onimusha (517k)
Devil May Cry (353k)

Do-you-count-this-as-a-new-IP debuts over 330k in the last 10 years in Japan:
Samurai Warriors (627k)
Love and Berry DS (425k)
Kingdom Hearts (411k)

I see a few other Musou games that I can't tell if they count or not--Warriors Orochi, One Piece Musou, Fist of the North Star Musou.

So I would say that if you remove ambiguous cases, this is the third-best new IP since the beginning of the PS2.
Edit: Worth noting; this data is all Famitsu, the OP number is Media-Create
 

Alrus

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Incredible opening for Dragon's Dogma! I'm curious to know if it'll be a frontloaded title or if it will have "legs". And incredible hold for Fire Emblem too :D

Good opening for Mario Tennis, I wonder how high it will go.

Edit: Capcom is the king of new IP launches, it's pretty impressive.
 

Nibel

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Great opening for Dragon's Dogma - I hope we'll see a sequel with multiplayer features :)

And Fire Emblem just doesn't give a fuck :lol Impressive!
 

Bruno MB

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01./00. [PS3] Dragon's Dogma (Capcom) - 302,040 / NEW
04./00. [360] Dragon's Dogma (Capcom) - 29,024 / NEW

Total - 331,064.
Amazing figures, Dragon's Dogma is the best-selling debut for a console new rpg IP since Kingdom Hearts in 2002. Capcom (at least in Japan) have another winner on their hands, congratulations!

02./00. [3DS] Mario Tennis Open (Nintendo) - 101,645 / NEW
Mario Tennis series:

[N64] Mario Tennis 64 (Nintendo) {2000.07.21} - 213,422 / 969,888
[NGB] Mario Tennis GB (Nintendo) {2000.10.30} - 108,870 / 357,983
[GCN] Mario Tennis (Nintendo) {2004.10.28} - 139,826 / 377,172
[GBA] Mario Tennis: Power Tour (Nintendo) {2005.09.13} - 42,857 / 135,815
[Wii] New Play Control! Mario Tennis GC (Nintendo) {2009.01.15} - 55,391 / 236,715
 

faridmon

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Fire Emblem still clinging on. The reveival (sales wise) of the freanchise is truly upon us. I can't wait for multiple FE entries to be announced for the 3DS in the near future.

Now, if it would come to EU land, that would be great.
 

Cosmonaut X

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Very, very good for DD. I'd expected sub-250k combined, so to come in at over 300k on a single platform is far better than I thought.

What was the marketing like in Japan?

EDIT:

And FE is going to break 400k next week by the looks of it. I wonder if 500k is achievable by the end of the year?
 

cw_sasuke

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Wow a PSV game in the top 20.
Congrats Capcom for DD. Those FE legs :eek:
 

SolarPowered

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No Dragon's Bomba here. Congrats to Capcom on those numbers. I'm also glad that Fire Emblem is still up there.
Vita stabilizing at 6.5k a week seems not good for it. Nice 3DS and Dragon's Dogma sales.
I just noticed the 6 thousand unit trend. That is not good at all.
 

mclem

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All my random witterings in the other thread and I never registered that Fire Emblem was *above* The Trinity.
 

grimshawish

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Kid? Kid...? ...KID?!


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Really nice for FE though.

Dragons Dogma is amazing though. Really amazing considering all the sales this week. Big sales week.

Dat 360 bump!
 

Mrbob

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At least Dragon's Dogma sold well in one territory. Happy to see it do well, as the game looks cool but I just don't have any time for it yet. Once my Diablo 3 addiction cools off I'll pick it up.
 

ZenaxPure

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Fire Emblem's ability to stay fairly high each week is really starting to impress me.

Why exactly is this one doing so well compared to past FE games?
 

Four_Chamber

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Vita still looks comatose as it continues to circle the drain despite finally having a title on the software charts
 

muu

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Quoting myself from the end of the last thread because I think it's at least a little pertinent and could springboard some conversation:
DmC, Onimusha came out early in the hardware lifecycle though. It's also dangling a demo on a stick for sales, similar to what Crackdown / Tobal No.1 did. User response seems fairly favorable at this point, so it'll be interesting to see where lifetime sales end up -- the metric that ultimately matters. It does have a good start.

One thing that's still sticking in my head: "we got 500K preorders in Japan for the game woohoo!" was something Capcom-Unity announced. Numbers, adding up the 360 version even, comes nowhere near that. If this number is to be believed it also means max. 66% of preorders were picked up, likely less because not everyone that purchases a game preorders. Furthermore, what if shipment is less than 500K (as in, there's more than 67% salethrough mentioned when Media Create updates their site tomorrow)? If it's not a common practice to purposely short shipments they'd have been outright lying.
 
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As i said in the last thread PS3 HW this week is rather surprising. DD has opened with very impressive numbers and is a new IP and yet it seemingly had no impact on HW whatsoever.

Hell it actually bumped the 360 as much as the PS3 (in whole numbers not percentages).
 

gconsole

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DmC, Onimusha came out early in the hardware lifecycle though. It's also dangling a demo on a stick for sales, similar to what Crackdown / Tobal No.1 did. User response seems fairly favorable at this point, so it'll be interesting to see where lifetime sales end up -- the metric that ultimately matters. It does have a good start.

One thing that's still sticking in my head: "we got 500K preorders in Japan for the game woohoo!" was something Capcom-Unity announced. Numbers, adding up the 360 version even, comes nowhere near that. If this number is to be believed it also means max. 66% of preorders were picked up, likely less because not everyone that purchases a game preorders. Furthermore, what if shipment is less than 500K (as in, there's more than 67% salethrough mentioned when Media Create updates their site tomorrow)? If it's not a common practice to purposely short shipments they'd have been outright lying.
It's the preorder from seller. Not the customer.
 

Bruno MB

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Without the demo Dragon's Dogma would have sold exactly the same. No one buys a game for a demo that it can't be downloaded until 3 months later (PS3 version).
 

grimshawish

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As i said in the last thread PS3 HW this week is rather surprising. DD has opened with very impressive numbers and is a new IP and yet it seemingly had no impact on HW whatsoever.

Hell it actually bumped the 360 as much as the PS3 (in whole numbers not percentages).
It did have some affect; end of the day hardware is expensive, this seems to be a game PS3 owners were after.

Its not like the game meant people thought - "I'll buy PS3 and not Wii/360" - as in terms of the mass market, PS3 is the only option.

360 has such a small userbase that theres a lot of people who might just take a new release to try out a new system.
 

Lord_Byron28

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Some good Software numbers but rather shitty hardware numbers.

Quoting myself from the end of the last thread because I think it's at least a little pertinent and could springboard some conversation:


Edit: Worth noting; this data is all Famitsu, the OP number is Media-Create
Amazing job Capcom and DD!

I'm gonna need a MKDS vs MK7 comparison.

And 3D Land is doing great, who would've known it would be the one with the most impressive legs?
Well that's because 3d Land is bundled.

Joke post?

What's the highest selling Fire Emblem. This version is doing incredible.
 

Bruno MB

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What's the highest selling Fire Emblem. This version is doing incredible.
21/01/94 [SFC] Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem - ? / 776,000
14/05/96 [SFC] Fire Emblem: Holy War Story - 228,578 / 429,763 (498,000 from sinobi)
19/04/12 [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening - 242,600 / 391,345
29/03/02 [GBA] Fire Emblem: The Sealed Sword - 126,267 / 345,574
20/04/90 [NFC] Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light - ? / 329,000