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Sales-Age Media Create Sales: Week 3, 2017 (Jan 16 - Jan 22)

noobie

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Isn't YSO predicted something like 50k for GR2. So GR2 did much better then the prediction, even the predictions of GAF. But worldwide is a different story
 

Takao

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Isn't YSO predicted something like 50k for GR2. So GR2 did much better then the prediction, even the predictions of GAF. But worldwide is a different story

Based on its sell through it didn't beat the productions from the second most important party: retailers.
 

Kresnik258

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I bet Sega thought they could use the Valkyria IP to sell more copies of their shit JRPGs that normally come under the Shining IP... oh wait

[PS3] Shining Resonance (Sega, 12/11/14) – 67,282 (New)

Never thought about it but yeah, it does bear a lot of similarities to Resonance and it's from the same developers.

I'm glad Media Vision are getting work (they'll always be special to me because of Wild ARMs) but it's a shame to see them making such a mess of this game.
 

nampad

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When the first GR launched in Japan, there were only 566,000 Vitas sold.

And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.
 

ArkhamFantasy

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.

Do you really think Sony greenlit The Last Guardian and Gravity Rush 2 thinking that they would be huge sellers? Lol

These are the types of games they make to diversify thier library and attract nerds like me.
 

Chris1964

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If 9.33% digital is average then Nintendo's 1.6% for Super Mario Maker is an absolute travesty.

For PS4 <10% is low to average. If you want to compare it with 3DS zero digital share for kids franchises go ahead.

In what context?, that I was right from the beginning?


There is no way that Sun & moon will have better legs than X/Y especially that Nintendo Switch is coming and also Pokemon Stars is expected to come out this year.

OK you were right. I'll quote this post in the furure.
 

Greninja96

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Because 20 million people will buy Switch in 2017/2018 in Japan? Sure it will have legs. Nobody is going to be buying kids Switch till price drops.


Ok, maybe Switch release would not affect Its legs that much, but the announcement of Pokemon stars definitely will affect it.


I also still have some doubts that Stars will come exclusively on the Switch. I have a hard time believing TPC would release a new mainline game on a new platform on its first year.

I'm expecting multi-platform release 3DS/Switch.
 

StereoVsn

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That's not how GR has been marketed though. It's a game that has it's roots on the Vita the Otaku black hole of consoles and is seen as some as having a "waifu" protagonist which you occasionally hear from it's fanbase. These factors alone explain why it's not treated as ghibli movie game. The fact it doesn't have panty shots etc doesn't matter too much to a more casual consumer they don't research to that depth. If you were to ask random gamers with a cursory awareness of gravity rush but have not actually played the game ghibli would not be particularly high on it's set of description.
That's the issue isn't it? Marketing has been horrible for this game and the predecessor on PS4. It's not a waifu/Neptunia type game at all and instead of emphasizing the good points of the title they just dropped it.

Edit:
Um... Am I missing something? They had very similar first week sales in Japan. Or were the worldwide numbers for the Last Guardian decent?

The Last Guardian 68.368 107.940 107.940 0 SIE 08/12/2016

01./00. [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.01.19} (¥6.900) - 69.092 / NEW <40-60%>
Last Guardian charted in NPD. I think the numbers bandied around were 200ish K just US.
 

Chris1964

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Isn't YSO predicted something like 50k for GR2. So GR2 did much better then the prediction, even the predictions of GAF. But worldwide is a different story

YSO isn't the barrier for success or not

YSO predictions

01. [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 < 60k (average 55k)
02. [PS4] Valkyria Revolution < 45k (average 40k)
03. [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World < 40k (average 35k)
03. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon < 40k (average 35k)

Famitsu Sales: Week 4, 2017 (Jan 16 - Jan 22)

01./00. [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.01.19} (¥6.900) - 69.092 / NEW <40-60%>
02./00. [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥4.700) - 52.758 / NEW <60-80%>
03./00. [PS4] Valkyria Revolution <SLG> (Sega) {2017.01.19} (¥7.990) - 40.470 / NEW <60-80%>
04./04. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) - 25.516 / 3.576.934 <80-100%> (-39%)
 

DarkLordMalik

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Um... Am I missing something? They had very similar first week sales in Japan. Or were the worldwide numbers for the Last Guardian decent?

The Last Guardian 68.368 107.940 107.940 0 SIE 08/12/2016

01./00. [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.01.19} (¥6.900) - 69.092 / NEW <40-60%>
I was talking about the Western sales.

TLG had big YouTubers promoting it like JackSepticEye and PewDiePie. Gravity Rush 2? No idea if they even bothered with it.
 

Ōkami

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PlayStation Store Rankings [Jan 16 - Jan 22]

PS4

01/NEW. Gravity Rush 2 (Sony Interactive Entertainment) – {19/01/2017} (¥7.452)
02/NEW. Valkyria Revolution (SEGA) – {19/01/2017} (¥8.629)
03/01. Kingdom Hearts HD II.8: Final Chapter Prologue (Square Enix) – {12/01/2017} (¥7.344)
04/04. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (Mojang) – {25/12/2014} (¥2.592)
05/02. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (Spike Chunsoft) – {12/01/2017} (¥7.192)
06/05. Dragon Age: Inquisition – Game of the Year Edition (63% OFF) (Electronic Arts) – {07/10/2015} (¥1.118)
07/00. Senran Kagura: Estival Versus – Sakura Edition (40% OFF) (Marvelous) – {17/03/2016} (¥2.988)
08/10. SG/ZH: School Girl Zombie Hunter (D3 Publisher) – {12/01/2017} (¥6.980)
09/09. Unravel (75% OFF) (Electronic Arts) – {09/02/2016} (¥486)
10/13. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege (Ubisoft) – {10/12/2015} (¥8.100)
11/12. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition (Square Enix) – {08/12/2016} (¥4.104)
12/09. Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair (25% OFF) (D3 Publisher) – {02/04/2015} (¥5.235)
13/00. Tales of Berseria (Bandai Namco) – {18/08/2016} (¥8.856)
14/NEW. Birthdays: The Beginning (Arc System Works) – {19/01/2017} (¥5.800)
15/19. Salt and Sanctuary (Ska Studios) – {18/08/2016} (¥1.780)
16/00. Resident Evil 6 (Capcom) – {29/03/2016} (¥2.800)
17/08. Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts) – {21/10/2016} (¥8.424)
18/00. Rise of the Tomb Raider (30% OFF) (Square Enix) – {13/10/2016} (¥4.384)
19/16. River City Melee: Battle Royal Special (Arc System Works) – {26/12/2016} (¥1.500)
20/20. Steep (Ubisoft) – {22/12/2016} (¥7.128)

PSV

01/03. Amagami (EbKore+) (71% OFF) (Kadokawa) – {30/04/2014} (¥1.500)
02/01. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (Spike Chunsoft) – {12/01/2017} (¥6.220)
03/02. Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy (90% OFF) (5pb.) – {24/07/2014} (¥500)
04/NEW. Valkyria Revolution (SEGA) – {19/01/2017} (¥7.549)
05/04. Saki: Zenkoku-hen Plus (25% OFF) (Entergram) – {22/12/2016} (¥2.980)
06/05. RecoLove: Gold Beach (71% OFF) (Kadokawa) – {20/10/2016} (¥1.980)
07/06. RecoLove: Blue Ocean (71% OFF) (Kadokawa) – {20/10/2016} (¥1.980)
08/09. Furuiro Meikyuu Rondo: La Roue de fortune (64% OFF) (Yeti) – {08/10/2013} (¥1.080)
09/08. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Mojang) – {29/10/2014} (¥2.592)
10/10. SaGa: Scarlet Grace (Square Enix) – {15/12/2016} (¥6.980)
11/12. Romancing SaGa 2 (Square Enix) – {24/03/2016} (¥2.200)
12/11. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (50% OFF) (Electronic Arts) – {15/11/2012} (¥1.242)
13/19. Call of Duty: Black Ops – Declassified (Square Enix) – {20/12/2012} (¥3.024)
14/07. Touhou Genso Wanderer (Mediascape) – {22/12/2016} (¥5.616)
15/17. Touhou Koubutou V (Mediascape) – {02/11/2016} (¥3.000)
16/00. Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload (Spike Chunsoft) – {10/10/2013} (¥4.834)
17/13. Dragon Quest Builders (Ultimate Hits) (Square Enix) – {01/12/2016} (¥3.218)
18/00. Valkirye Drive: Bhikkhuni – Bikini Party Edition (Marvelous) – {12/01/2017} (¥4.980)
19/18. Raging Loop (Kemco) – {11/01/2017} (¥3.000)
20/00. SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (Bandai Namco) – {22/11/2016} (¥8.208)

PS3

01/01. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (Mojang) – {24/06/2014} (¥2.592)
02/00. Tales of Berseria (Bandai Namco) – {18/08/2016} (¥8.856)
03/02. Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (Capcom) – {29/03/2012} (¥1.000)
04/03. Resident Evil 4 (Capcom) – {13/03/2012} (¥1.000)
05/00. Goat Simulator (Double Eleven) – {07/10/2015} (¥1.000)
06/00. Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Taisen x Sangokushi Engi (Yeti Best) (Views) – {20/02/2014} (¥3.024)
07/00. Tokyo Jungle (PlayStation 3 The Best) (Sony Computer Entertainment) – {07/02/2013} (¥2.263)
08/17. Dragon Quest Builders (Ultimate Hits) (Square Enix) – {01/12/2016} (¥3.780)
09/00. Yakuza 1&2 HD (PlayStation 3 The Best) (SEGA) – {11/12/2016} (¥1.944)
10/00. Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts) – {07/11/2013} (¥3.024)
11/00. Tales of Zestiria (Welcome Price!) (Bandai Namco) – {07/07/2016} (¥3.672)
12/00. Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Full Boost (PlayStation 3 the Best) (Bandai Namco) – {28/05/2015} (¥4.104)
13/00. Bomberman Ultra (Konami) – {18/06/2009} (¥1.028)
14/00. Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (Konami) – {29/03/2012} (¥1.234)
15/00. Tales of Symphonia (Bandai Namco) – {10/10/2013} (¥7.180)
16/04. Resident Evil 6 (PlayStation 3 The Best) (Capcom) – {06/03/2014} (¥3.024)
17/20. Jikkyo Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (Konami) – {27/04/2016} (¥7.538)
18/00. Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (PlayStation 3 the Best) (Sony Computer Entertainment) – {10/10/2013} (¥2.376)
19/00. Need for Speed Rivals: Complete Edition (Electronic Arts) – {16/12/2014} (¥4.644)
20/05. Winning Eleven 2017 (Konami) – {15/09/2016} (¥7.128)
 

Chris1964

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That's a real turnaround. From -60k to +100k in 5 weeks.

Code:
+--+----------+----------+
|  |  MCreate |  Famitsu |
|  |   3DS #  |   3DS #  |
|Wk|2016.11.28|2016.11.28|
|  |    to    |    to    |
|  |2017.01.22|2017.01.22|
+--+----------+----------+
| 1|    78.929|    62.267|
| 2|   108.975|    82.663|
| 3|   133.478|   117.793|
| 4|   176.562|   229.575|
| 5|    70.522|   119.848|
| 6|    88.878|   121.419|
| 7|    34.546|    46.381|
| 8|    26.057|    34.278|
+--+----------+----------+
Code:
+--+----------+----------+
|  |  MCreate |  Famitsu |
|  |   3DS #  |   3DS #  |
|Wk|2016.11.28|2016.11.28|
|  |    to    |    to    |
|  |2017.01.22|2017.01.22|
+--+----------+----------+
| 1|    78.929|    62.267|
| 2|   187.904|   144.930|
| 3|   321.382|   262.723|
| 4|   497.944|   492.298|
| 5|   568.466|   612.146|
| 6|   657.344|   733.565|
| 7|   691.890|   779.946|
| 8|   717.947|   814.224|
+--+----------+----------+
 

Arzehn

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Did Birthdays have a physical copy? Well either way, rip. Not expecting much from the west either.
Probably should have made a Harvest Moon clone instead - like Stardew.
 

Takao

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Did Birthdays have a physical copy? Well either way, rip. Not expecting much from the west either.
Probably should have made a Harvest Moon clone instead - like Stardew.

Yes.

I think they made a poor choice not having a handheld SKU, but it seems like ASW has ditched Vita and probably didn't want to wait for Switch.
 

Chris1964

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Software for 3DS came close between the 2 trackers this week but there are still big differences at LTD. Shipments from Nintendo in a few days maybe will show the real picture for some games.
 

Ōkami

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Famitsu Digital Estimates (Nov 28 - Dec 25)

01. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV: 88.553 / 88.553 (Square Enix) - {29/11/2016}
02. [PS4] Yakuza 6: The Song of Life: 20.805 / 20.805 (SEGA) - {08/12/2016}
03. [3DS] Pokémon Sun / Moon: 18.021 / 76.895 (Pokémon Co.) - {18/11/2016}
04. [PSV] SaGa: Scarlet Grace: 15.144 / 15.144 (Square Enix) - {15/12/2016}
05. [PS4] The Last Guardian: 14.777 / 14.777 (SIE) - {08/12/2016}
06. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS: 12.106 / 12.106 (Nintendo) - {08/12/2016}
07. [PS4] Watch Dogs 2: 10.437 / 10.437 (Ubisoft) - {01/12/2016}
08. [PS4] Battlefield 1: 7.533 / 64.713 (Electronic Arts) - {18/10/2016}
09. [3DS] Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!!: 7.176 / 7.176 (Nintendo) - {22/12/2016}
10. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition: 7.095 / 238.946 (SCE) - {25/12/2014}*
11. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki: 5.318 / 5.318 (Level 5) - {15/12/2016}
12. [3DS] Miitopia: 3.888 / 3.888 (Nintendo) - {01/12/2016}
13. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo: 3.852 / 5.294 (Nintendo) - {23/11/2016}
14. [PSV] SD Gundam G Generation Genesis: 3.417 / 19.267 (Bandai Namco) - {22/11/2016}
15. [PS4] SD Gundam G Generation Genesis: 3.205 / 22.227 (Bandai Namco) - {22/11/2016}
16. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition: 3.097 / 178.199 (Microsoft) - {17/12/2015}*
17. [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes: 2.385 / 2.385 (Konami) - {15/12/2016}
18. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition: 2.253 / 352.233 (SCE) - {23/06/2014}
19. [WIU] Super Mario Maker: 1.185 / 75.968 (Nintendo) - {10/09/2015}*
20. [3DS] Puyo Puyo Chronicle: 1.036 / 1.036 (SEGA) - {08/12/2016}
21. [WIU] Splatoon: 1.016 / 144.240 (Nintendo) - {28/05/2015}*
22. [3DS] Mario Kart 7: 1.008 / 5.831 (Nintendo) - {01/12/2011}*
23. [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush: 766 / 4.268 (Nintendo) - {20/10/2016}
24. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot: 667 / 21.125 (Nintendo) - {28/04/2016}*
25. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter: 628 / 8.852 (Gung Ho) - {28/07/2016}*
26. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2: 512 / 4.012 (Nintendo) - {28/07/2012}*
27. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura: 454 / 26.094 (Level 5) - {16/07/2016}
28. [3DS] Beyblade: Burst: 324 / 586 (FuRyu) - {10/11/2016}
29. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu: 309 / 973 (Nippon Columbia) - {21/07/2016}*
30. [3DS] All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution: 256 / 256 (Bandai Namco) - {01/12/2016}

*LTD is incomplete month(s) of data may be missing
 

Oregano

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Famitsu's digital estimates are obviously wrong. There's clearly a zero missing off SaGa's numbers.
 

Jawbreaker

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.

Greenlighting a great game? Yeah.
 

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Christ, I didn't realise Birthdays was this week. What on earth were they doing with that game? What's most odd is that NISA seem to be pushing it more than any of their recent games in the west. I wonder what appeal they think it'll have.

Missing out of any of the handheld market (especially 3DS, but even Vita at a push) was really a strange move.

Next week in "I forgot that was releasing", re-skinned Neptunia U aka Drive Girls for Vita.

Not quite sure what they're going for with that one even given the abundance of better-looking games of this type on the console.
 

Arzehn

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Seriously speaking though I hope the ~120k sales Scarlet Grace is currently at is enough to consider funding another game, hopefully with a bigger budget this time.
Been playing through the SNES SaGa series lately myself and quite like them despite not knowing what to do half the time.

Also I'm confusing as to what happened to Romancing Saga 2 on the digital list. It was ranked high last month.

&#332;kami;227262269 said:
Famitsu Digital Estimates (Oct 31 - Nov 27)
08. [PSV] Romancing SaGa 2: 14.116 / 77.988 (Square Enix) - {24/03/2016}*

And now it doesn't even sell 256 copies for December? I donno man...
 

Ōkami

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Famitsu retail + digital

01. Final Fantasy XV - 1.017.368
02. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - 503.748
03. Persona 5 - 411.857
04. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition - 411.350
05. Grand Theft Auto V - 411.134
06. Knack - 401.579
07. Dark Souls III - 397.487
08. Call of Duty: Black Ops III - 392.977
09. Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below - 360.698
10. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life - 357.202

As I mentioned some time ago, GTA and Minecraft will outsell Persona 5 next week, Dark Souls III should be outselling Knack when the GOTY edition comes out, Yakuza 6 should just barely outsell Dragon Quest Heroes, apart from that this list won't change until Dragon Quest XI comes out.

Minecraft

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition - 1.283.148
Minecraft: Wii U Edition - 456.774
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition - 411.350
Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition - 355.000 (super old number)

Minecraft - 2.506.272

The only western developed game to have sold more than Minecraft is the original Donkey Kong Country.

Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker - 1.061.156
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS - 1.042.904

16 months of sales vs. 8 weeks.
 

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Which is average too. Square celebrated for XV digital sales with PR.

Thats was Asian digital sales no?

&#332;kami;229097190 said:
Famitsu retail + digital

01. Final Fantasy XV - 1.017.368
02. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - 503.748
03. Persona 5 - 411.857
04. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition - 411.350
05. Grand Theft Auto V - 411.134
06. Knack - 401.579
07. Dark Souls III - 397.487
08. Call of Duty: Black Ops III - 392.977
09. Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below - 360.698
10. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life - 357.202

As I mentioned some time ago, GTA and Minecraft will outsell Persona 5 next week, Dark Souls III should be outselling Knack when the GOTY edition comes out, Yakuza 6 should just barely outsell Dragon Quest Heroes, apart from that this list won't change until Dragon Quest XI comes out.

Minecraft

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition - 1.283.148
Minecraft: Wii U Edition - 456.774
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition - 411.350
Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition - 355.000 (super old number)

Minecraft - 2.506.272

The only western developed game to have sold more than Minecraft is the original Donkey Kong Country.

Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker - 1.061.156
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS - 1.042.904

16 months of sales vs. 8 weeks.

FFXV made it past 1 million. Had better legs than I thought it would. From the data we can see this is entirely due to Noctis. Noctis saved FF.
 

Ōkami

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And you guys said FFXV would be the worst selling of the series since FFIII when its clearly on its way to outselling it
s DS remake.
 

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.
How dare Shu greenlit a great game. Getting more variety into his 1st party output. How dare he. He should only make sequels for games that were insta million sellers.
Worked great for the competition, as I can see.
 

viHuGi

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.

How dare sony release great games, bad sony bad sony!

haha
 

ZSaberLink

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When the first GR launched in Japan, there were only 566,000 Vitas sold.

Haven't Chris and others said that oftentimes the sales of a product are only really limited by install base if they are bigger titles? Like how the port of Xenoblade barely sold more on 3DS, but something like Mario Maker selling gangbusters on 3DS shows it being limited by Wii U's install base? Doesn't Gravity Rush fall under the former bucket? It's not like GR Remastered sold all that well on PS4. GR2 selling better is great to see though.
 

black070

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.

What the hell is this post. :s
 

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.

 

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And here are people posting that the numbers are a success, which is kind of a big joke. The numbers are bad in my opinion for a full blown PS4 release and the numbers we have heard outside of Japan speak of a total bomb.

I am not surprised at all by it and so should have the Sony brass but of course Shu thought this would be a smart move.
Your way of thinking is why I think Microsoft is a bad 1st party publisher. Sony shouldn't follow suit.
 

Raylan

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Your way of thinking is why I think Microsoft is a bad 1st party publisher. Sony shouldn't follow suit.
Exactly.

Go ahead, Shu. More Tokyo Jungle, more Patapon, more LocoRoco, more Puppeteer, more The Last Guardian, more rain, Journey, more Bound, more more more.
 

Takao

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Haven't Chris and others said that oftentimes the sales of a product are only really limited by install base if they are bigger titles? Like how the port of Xenoblade barely sold more on 3DS, but something like Mario Maker selling gangbusters on 3DS shows it being limited by Wii U's install base? Doesn't Gravity Rush fall under the former bucket? It's not like GR Remastered sold all that well on PS4. GR2 selling better is great to see though.

I doubt only mainstream games would suffer from a userbase <600k. GR did 100k LTD at retail on Vita and has over 7000 ratings on J-PSN. While not great, it's a show of some legs for a fairly short single player action game.

Next week in "I forgot that was releasing", re-skinned Neptunia U aka Drive Girls for Vita.

Not quite sure what they're going for with that one even given the abundance of better-looking games of this type on the console.

I'm expecting complete like 6k. The game looks like it was made for the cost of lunch.

Your way of thinking is why I think Microsoft is a bad 1st party publisher. Sony shouldn't follow suit.

While they haven't gotten to the Halo/Gears/Forza level of lineup doldrums, Sony is clearly going down that path. They've basically killed off all region-specific game development outside of MLB and have shifted the experimental games to indies.
 

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&#332;kami;229098402 said:
And you guys said FFXV would be the worst selling of the series since FFIII when its clearly on its way to outselling it
s DS remake.

FF3 FC shipped 1.4m, FFXV sales are between FF2 (760,000) and FF3 sales.
 

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These sales are already devastating my January predictions, lol. But I'm glad a lot of these fared way better than I anticipated
except Valkyria....
^__^
 

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Please not just think about Japan+Western, unlike MicroSoft, Sony own a decent Asia market
Japanese games usually publish Asia Version much earlier than western or even simultaneous, like Yakuza 0 already out here 2 years ago, why? I think because it sell more than western ,like Sega said they ship Yakuza Kiwami 200k Asia(Chinese) version day 1, even more than Japanese Version.
PS Asia also put Gravity Rush Remastered in the PS+, I think it will help sales
 

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GR2 launch was okay, but that shipment number doesn't make it good enough I'm afraid. :(

If Pokemon doesn't settle for a good number, it will never outsell X/Y. Pokebomba indeed.
I know it's not a bomb, but comparatively speaking, it's selling less and less with each new generation since D/P/Pt.