Media Create Sales: Week 23, 2015 (Jun 1 - Jun 7)

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All the Stadium games, I think TCG and Pinball did too.
Are you talking about Japan or Worldwide?

Japanese sales for Pokemon spinoffs.

9 DS Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Time/Darkness Pokémon 2007-09-13 262 1,574,006 2009-12-21
10 N64 Pokémon Stadium Nintendo 1998-08-01 3342 1,094,765 1999-12-20
11 DS Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team Pokémon 2005-11-17 263 761,617 2006-12-25
12 N64 Pokémon Stadium 3 Nintendo 2000-12-14 3379 752,491 2001-12-24
13 N64 Hey You, Pikachu! Nintendo 1998-12-12 3345 744,870 1999-12-20
14 GBA Pokemon Dungeon: Red Rescue Team Pokémon 2005-11-17 1702 715,054 2006-12-25
15 N64 Pokémon Stadium 2 Nintendo 1999-04-30 3353 710,762 2000-12-25
16 DS Pokémon Ranger: Batonnage Pokémon 2008-03-20 2822 657,648 2009-12-21
17 GCN Pokémon Colosseum Pokémon 2003-11-21 1226 656,270 2004-12-27
18 DS Pokémon Ranger Pokémon 2006-03-23 264 643,776 2006-12-25
19 DS Pokémon Ranger: Hikari no Kiseki (Path of Light) Pokémon 2010-03-06 3898 501,739 2012-01-30
20 N64 Pokémon Snap Nintendo 1999-03-21 3351 495,784 1999-12-20
21 GBA Pokémon Pinball Ruby and Sapphire Pokémon 2003-08-01 1164 406,447 2004-12-20
22 3DS Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Dungeon Pokémon 2012-11-23 5736 370,647 2013-01-14
23 Wii Pokémon Battle Revolution Pokémon 2006-12-14 72 352,123 2011-04-18
24 DS Pokémon Dash Pokémon 2004-12-02 260 348,376 2011-04-18
25 DS Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition Pokémon 2012-03-17 5452 344,127 2012-12-24
26 Wii PokéPark 2: Beyond the World Pokémon 2011-11-12 5318 318,523 2012-12-24
27 DS Pokémon Trozei! Pokémon 2005-10-20 265 293,807 2011-04-18
28 GCN Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness Pokémon 2005-08-04 1767 265,464 2011-04-18
29 3DS Pokémon Rumble Blast Pokémon 2011-08-11 5215 256,387 2011-12-19
30 GCN Pokémon Box Ruby & Sapphire Pokémon 2003-05-30 1224 231,704 2004-12-20
31 DS Battle & Get! Pokémon Typing DS Pokémon 2011-04-21 4765 201,723 2011-12-19
32 GCN Pokémon Channel Pokémon 2003-07-18 1225 66,373 2003-12-22
 
Jun 7, 2007
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So, with US-numbers we have:


Splatoon:
Jap.: 238.000
USA: 136.000
FR.: 24.000
UK: 23.000 (minimum)

Total: 421.000


Plus >40.000 from japanese digital sales? That would be 461.000 LTD.


Game is going to be a million seller worldwide. Plus amiibo sales, this should be quite good for Nintendo. ;)
 
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So, with US-numbers we have:


Splatoon:
Jap.: 238.000
USA: 136.000
FR.: 24.000
UK: 23.000 (minimum)

Total: 421.000


Plus >40.000 from japanese digital sales? That would be 461.000 LTD.


Game is going to be a million seller worldwide. Plus amiibo sales, this should be quite good for Nintendo. ;)
Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
 
Oct 10, 2007
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Of course lowered expectations. I mean, Splatoon came out on the least successful Nintendo hardware ever. The fact that it's outselling Super Mario 3D World in Japan (and likely the same in the United States), and it's generating some buzz should be considered good enough to keep the franchise alive; in Japan, Splatoon amiibo sold really well, and it seems stock is still problem, which signals an on-going interest for the game. Also: let's be honest, Splatoon is not a high-budget game that needs 5 million to break-even (well, probably no Nintendo games need that); it did have an AA promotion, but the game itself doesn't seem it took a huge effort in developing; this was basically confirmed by the recent Iwata Asks.

The most important thing, here, is the fact that Splatoon signals Nintendo's ability of creating unique and moderately successful IPs even in a market where it's becoming less and less relevant.

Also: what comparable IPs were shut down for selling only 2-3m worldwide?
 
Jan 27, 2013
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Emmm any example of 2-3 million IP getting cancelled? As I know, 2-3 million is already a very big number in Japan.

And of course everyone had lower expectation. It is on Wii U. And this is a new unproven IP. Which all had the odds stacked again this IP.
 

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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Nintendo should cancel every game from now on, due to Wii U sw sales.
Honestly, I don't think that Nintendo will cancel Splatoon if it will sell 1mil WW, but the contrary: they will see it as a potentially important new IP
 
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Big company does not mean big budget, and to be honest comparing any Nintendo developed game to the kind of EA/Ubisoft bloated monstrosities which fail to meet expectations despite 2-3 million sales is... well it's not a very good comparison at all.
 

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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
It doesn't look like Splatoon had a very big development budget, it has been in development for what? 2 years? 6 months out of that there were 3-4 guys working on the prototype? Maybe the marketing costs were higher than a normal Nintendo game, but 2 mio. sales plus amiibo should make it profitable.

Cancelled franchises because sales of 2-3 million worldwide are usually big production from companies with lots of employees working on one game.
 

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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
wiiu
japan
online shooter
new i.p.

no shit it had lowered expectations but its a great start for a new ip they can build on
 
Jun 7, 2007
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Well, if it sells a million for 20$ - 30$ (average to retailers + digital), they're going to generate 20.000.000$ to 30.000.000$ from the game alone.

The amiibos are going to add a few millions too. Furthermore, if Splatoon managed to move a couple of 10.000s consoles they get further money through indirect effects.


Most publishers don't have Nintendos margins and they don't have their own consoles, they have to sell more units to break-even (and probably have a different philosophy).
 

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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
You really think publishers expect 30% of the userbase to pick up all their new IPs ? How big the company is doesnt really matter when you have to work with a limited installed base.

What were your expectations for Splatoon ?
 

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I know gameplay doesn't compare but would it make sense to compare Splatton's performance with that of Pikmin 1 on NGC?

Both are new nintendo IP's with a big marketing push on floundering consoles.

Pikmin is the most similar scenario I can think of looking back into nintendo's recent history.

was Pikmin 1 a multimilion seller worldwide?

EDIT: question is kind of offtopic since I mean WW, thanks for your understanding
 
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I know gameplay doesn't compare but would it make sense to compare Splatton's performance with that of Pikmin 1 on NGC?

Both are new nintendo IP's with a big marketing push on floundering consoles.

Pikmin is the most similar scenario I can think of looking back into nintendo's recent history.

was Pikmin 1 a multimilion seller worldwide?

EDIT: question is kind of offtopic since I mean WW, thanks for your understanding
IIRC, Pikmin 1 was slightly above 1m worldwide, with around 500k in Japan.
 
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Splatoon strikes me as the kind of game that'll keep selling in the long run. I could see it doing 3m+ WW which would be a great result for Nintendo. I could be wrong, though. I'm pleasantly surprised it has resonated with the Japanese audience though...I expected bomba.
 
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I know gameplay doesn't compare but would it make sense to compare Splatton's performance with that of Pikmin 1 on NGC?

Both are new nintendo IP's with a big marketing push on floundering consoles.

I highly doubt Pikmin had a marketing campaign as Splatoon has, in 2001 all their efforts were probably focused on Smash Bros (which was a worth)
 
Oct 10, 2007
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I highly doubt Pikmin had a marketing campaign as Splatoon has, in 2001 all their efforts were probably focused on Smash Bros (which was a worth)
Pikmin 1 became a hit also thanks to a song that was playing during advertisements. We cannot know how much it was advertised, BUT I remember Nintendo using Pikmin as an example of what GC could do, and it was pretty pushed by magazines at the time.
 
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Dengeki Sales: Week 23, 2015 (Jun 01 - Jun 07)

01./01. [WIU] Splatoon (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} - 69.184 / 215.973 (-53%) <90%>
02./00. [3DS] Stella Glow (Sega) {2015.06.04} - 14.800 / NEW <65%>
03./00. [PSV] Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus: Fortune Tower and the Dice of Fate (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.06.04} - 14.443 / NEW
04./00. [PS4] Natsuiro High School: Seishun Hakusho  (D3 Publisher) {2015.06.04} - 12.660 / NEW
05./03. [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.05.21} - 10.989 / 100.839 (-50%)
06./04. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} - 10.805 / 200.840 (-13%)
07./07. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} - 10.765 / 995.770 (+11%)
08./00. [PS3] Natsuiro High School: Seishun Hakusho  (D3 Publisher) {2015.06.04} - 7.675 / NEW
09./02. [3DS] Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Deluxe (Sega) {2015.05.28} - 7.367 / 45.502 (-81%)
10./00. [3DS] New Atelier Rorona: Hajimari no Monogatari - The Alchemist of Arland (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.06.04} - 7.219 / NEW
11./06. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition (Gung Ho Online Entertainment) {2015.04.29} - 6.972 / 271.077 (-32%)
12./10. [3DS] Style Savvy 3: Kira Kira Code (Nintendo) {2015.04.16} - 5.694 / 158.088 (-16%)
13./12. [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!! (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.03.12} - 3.994 / 74.770 (-34%)
14./00. [PS4] Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Bethesda Softworks) {2015.06.04} - 2.780 / NEW
15./14. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} - 2.767 / 2.246.590 (-16%)
16./15. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi (Level 5) {2014.12.13} - 2.656 / 2.649.565 (-12%)
17./05. [PSV] Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryuu no Rondo tr. (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.05.28} - 2.644 / 13.150 (-75%)
18./11. [PSV] Nobunaga's Ambition: Creation with Power-Up Kit (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.05.28} - 2.394 / 8.857 (-63%)
19./18. [WIU] Mario Party 10 (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} - 2.156 / 153.489 (-15%)
20./13. [PS4] Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2015.05.14} - 2.133 / 28.111 (-39%)
21./21. [3DS] Pokemon Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon) {2014.11.21} - 2.111 / 1.490.714 (-6%)
22./08. [3DS] Downtown Nekketsu Jidaigeki (Arc System Works) {2015.05.28} - 2.006 / 10.499 (-76%)
23./24. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} - 1.989 / 3.852.980 (+1%)
24./16. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2014.08.07} - 1.972 / 214.535 (-33%)
25./23. [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} - 1.759 / 654.104 (-18%)
26./29. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby (Pokemon) {2014.11.21} - 1.739 / 1.298.708 (-1%)
27./27. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 2025.1: The Shadow of New Despair  (D3 Publisher) {2015.04.02} - 1.694 / 43.915 (-11%)
28./30. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} - 1.606 / 2.406.370 (-2%)
29./33. [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (Konami) {2015.03.26} - 1.574 / 97.909 (+2%)
30./26. [PSV] Sword Art Online: Lost Song (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.03.26} - 1.539 / 189.600 (-19%)
31./31. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4G (Capcom) {2014.10.11} - 1.535 / 2.557.331 (-5%)
32./25. [PS4] Dying Light (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.04.16} - 1.528 / 57.241 (-22%)
33./20. [3DS] Bravely Second: End Layer (Square Enix) {2015.04.23} - 1.406 / 140.829 (-41%)
34./32. [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (Konami) {2015.03.26} - 1.361 / 74.543 (-14%)
35./35. [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.02.19} - 1.300 / 325.567 (-10%)
36./38. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora Mask 3D (Nintendo) {2015.02.14} - 1.222 / 441.064 (-12%)
37./28. [WIU] Xenoblade Chronicles X  (Nintendo) {2015.04.29} - 1.111 / 108.848 (-41%)
38./09. [PSV] Possession Magenta (Comfort) {2015.05.28} - 1.100 / 8.325 (-85%)
39./36. [3DS] LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins  (Nintendo) {2015.03.05} - 1.094 / 51.386 (-23%)
40./48. [PS3] Dragon Ball XenoVerse  (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.02.05} - 1.084 / 112.153 (+1%)
41./43. [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.03.26} - 1.063 / 146.938 (-14%)
42./34. [3DS] Xenoblade Chronicles (Nintendo) {2015.04.02} - 1.061 / 78.632 (-30%)
43./40. [PSV] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.03.26} - 1.033 / 90.284 (-24%)
44./37. [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (Namco Bandai Entertainment) {2015.03.12} - 978 / 139.647 (-30%)
45./46. [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Inishie no Ryuu no Denshou Online (Square Enix) {2015.04.30} - 956 / 99.914 (-15%)
46./41. [3DS] Future Card Buddy Fight: Yuujou no Jounetsu Fight! (FuRyu) {2015.04.16} - 928 / 41.432 (-31%)
47./51. [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Fighters of Eden [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2015.04.16} - 911 / 10.804
48./54. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V [Bargain Edition] (Rockstar Games) {2014.06.26} - 906 / 126.080
49./44. [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (Capcom) {2015.03.19} - 847 / 120.329 (-28%)
50./57. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games) {2014.12.11} - 839 / 174.960

TOP50

3DS 21
Vita 10
PS4 7
PS3 6
Wii U 6

SOFTWARE

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| Model | This Week | Week (%) |  FY 2015  | FY (%)  |
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| 3DS   | 100.823   | 30.00%   | 1.626.669 | 36.50%  |
| Wii U | 91.891    | 27.30%   | 666.813   | 15.00%  |
| Vita  | 56.681    | 16.90%   | 795.097   | 17.90%  |
| PS4   | 48.070    | 14.30%   | 669.345   | 15.00%  |
| PS3   | 34.803    | 10.40%   | 640.263   | 14.40%  |
| PSP   | 3.065     | 0.90%    | 31.184    | 0.90%   |
| XB1   | 686       | 0.20%    | 14.641    | 0.30%   |
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| Total | 336.019   | 100.00%  | 4.453.819 | 100.00% |
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HARDWARE

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| Model | This Week | Week (%) | FY 2015 | FY (%)  |
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| Wii U | 17.495    | 29.90%   | 104.390 | 15.60%  |
| 3DS   | 15.625    | 26.70%   | 222.026 | 33.20%  |
| PS4   | 12.235    | 20.90%   | 168.066 | 25.20%  |
| Vita  | 10.555    | 18.10%   | 135.207 | 20.20%  |
| PS3   | 2.410     | 4.10%    | 35.561  | 5.30%   |
| XB1   | 153       | 0.30%    | 2.521   | 0.40%   |
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| Total | 58.473    | 100.00%  | 667.771 | 100.00% |
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*FY 2015 refers to the period from March 30, 2015 through March 31, 2016

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For Splatoon I feel a million is fine since the goal here is just to establish the franchise and have it sell notably larger numbers on a platform that isn't the biggest disaster since the Dreamcast.

That would be my assessment of the vast majority of Wii U games in general. Profitability is presumably very secondary at this point since we're talking about a new EOL platform that's a burning wreckage, so the goal is to salvage what you can build something out of the functional parts.

That said I wouldn't be surprised if Splatoon made money. The vast majority of the costs there is presumably advertising, so it depends how much they spent on that.
 
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I know gameplay doesn't compare but would it make sense to compare Splatton's performance with that of Pikmin 1 on NGC?

Both are new nintendo IP's with a big marketing push on floundering consoles.

Pikmin is the most similar scenario I can think of looking back into nintendo's recent history.

was Pikmin 1 a multimilion seller worldwide?

EDIT: question is kind of offtopic since I mean WW, thanks for your understanding
Pikmin shipped 1.600.000 units worldwide and Pikmin 2 shipped 1.120.000 units.


Pikmin 3 is probably around a million units or less.
 
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I know gameplay doesn't compare but would it make sense to compare Splatton's performance with that of Pikmin 1 on NGC?

Both are new nintendo IP's with a big marketing push on floundering consoles.

Pikmin is the most similar scenario I can think of looking back into nintendo's recent history.

was Pikmin 1 a multimilion seller worldwide?

EDIT: question is kind of offtopic since I mean WW, thanks for your understanding
The sad part is. Even the gamecube did quite a bit better than Wii-U...
I like both but still depressing

As for Splatoon WW sales. My most positive prediction was 600K to 700K WW LTD.
Seems it will make that quite easily and pretty fast.

Pikmin 3 is probably around a million units or less.
I heard it was less than a million too. Can't find a source though
 

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You're thinking wrong then.
I'm basing the following on this comment:

- Surprising first day sales for Rhythm Heaven: The Best+
- Nintendo should send new shipments or stock problems will happen.
Retailers have been incredibly conservative as of late.

New shipments should arrive by weekend if that comment withstands and raise it to over 200k.

Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Bravely Default survived and was only a million seller ( &#865;° &#860;&#662; &#865;°)
 
I'm basing the following on this comment:



Retailers have been incredibly conservative as of late.

New shipments should arrive by weekend if that comment withstands and raise it to over 200k.
Publishers dug their own grave on that front.

If you don't allow retailers to do refunds or price protection, they're unlikely to be aggressive in ordering your product.
 
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
My expectations are based on budget, lol. The 2-3 million WWLTD dead franchises had (probably) much (much) larger budgets than Splatoon's Garage devs even if they are EAD internal.

Endless optimism! *gushes*
 

vinnygambini

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Publishers dug their own grave on that front.

If you don't allow retailers to do refunds or price protection, they're unlikely to be aggressive in ordering your product.
True.

I mean, look at P&D: Mario Edition.

Retailers still have over 100k on store shelves and yet the title is barely selling 10k as is.

Caution is their best friend and I don't blame them.

this is a horrible example given how the sequel was treated and you know that :p
;)
 
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Regarding Pokémon spin offs that went on to sell over 1m units in Japan, this is what I have.

On Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium (the Japan only one): 1.37m
Pokémon Stadium 2 (the western one aka, Pocket Monsters Stadium: Gold & Silver): 1.14m

On Game Boy
Pokémon Trading Card Game: 1.39m
Pokémon Pinball: 1.02m

On Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness / Time: 1.58m

All of this would be shipped.
 
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That 1 million plus sold in Japan for the original PAD 3DS seems to be the only franchise expansion success PAD has had. The arcade games don't seem to be performing well, people don't seem super interested in the mobile mode expansions, and now even Super Mario can't make it sell again on 3DS.
 
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Didn't even sell in the US.
Mario isn't the biggest name outside of Mario Kart anymore.
Mario can't save a franchise that is failing in general expansion everywhere. Mario prime and Mario Kart are still strong sellers and known brand entities.

But I think Nintendo realizes that they can't depend on Mario for everything hence Splatoon being its own identity, and Mario Maker going towards the Minecraft-crowd.
 
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| Wii U | 91.891 | 27.30% | 666.813 | 15.00% |
| Vita | 56.681 | 16.90% | 795.097 | 17.90% |
| PS4 | 48.070 | 14.30% | 669.345 | 15.00% |
| PS3 | 34.803 | 10.40% | 640.263 | 14.40%
It's interesting how close these are to be honest. Seems like Wii U will pass PS4 in software next week due to Splatoon alone?

That 1 million plus sold in Japan for the original PAD 3DS seems to be the only franchise expansion success PAD has had. The arcade games don't seem to be performing well, people don't seem super interested in the mobile mode expansions, and now even Super Mario can't make it sell again on 3DS.
People saw it for what it was, a heavy Mario skin on a P&D game. I'm sure something like P&D Mario RPG would have sold better.
 
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So, with US-numbers we have:


Splatoon:
Jap.: 238.000
USA: 136.000
FR.: 24.000
UK: 23.000 (minimum)

Total: 421.000


Plus >40.000 from japanese digital sales? That would be 461.000 LTD.


Game is going to be a million seller worldwide. Plus amiibo sales, this should be quite good for Nintendo. ;)
It sold worse in US than in Japan?

Do we have total NA numbers? Canada should be a sizable chunk.
 
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Lowered expectations ftw? For a big company like Nintendo, merely having a million seller worldwide is pretty pathetic honestly. Publishers have cancelled franchises which "only" sell 2-3 million worldwide.
Can you name a franchise that was first party published (developed and published by a console maker for its own console) that was cancelled for selling "only" 2-3 million ww?
 
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So, with US-numbers we have:


Splatoon:
Jap.: 238.000
USA: 136.000
FR.: 24.000
UK: 23.000 (minimum)

Total: 421.000


Plus >40.000 from japanese digital sales? That would be 461.000 LTD.


Game is going to be a million seller worldwide. Plus amiibo sales, this should be quite good for Nintendo. ;)
Germany should be around 20k too.
 
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splatoon should sell at least 2 million WW in the end, since it is pushing amiibo and amiibo seems to be helping it also.

&#332;kami;167512110 said:
Regarding Pokémon spin offs that went on to sell over 1m units in Japan, this is what I have.

On Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium (the Japan only one): 1.37m
Pokémon Stadium 2 (the western one aka, Pocket Monsters Stadium: Gold & Silver): 1.14m

On Game Boy
Pokémon Trading Card Game: 1.39m
Pokémon Pinball: 1.02m

On Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness / Time: 1.58m

All of this would be shipped.
any idea how much TCG 2 sold?
 
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Can you name a franchise that was first party published (developed and published by a console maker for its own console) that was cancelled for selling "only" 2-3 million ww?
I think first party platform holders are obviously more lenient about continuing franchises. I was just commenting on how people are celebrating this like it's a huge success. It's not. The game is doing well given the circumstances, but if this is the greatest success of the year for Nintendo, then it's a pretty shitty year!