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Media Create Sales: Week 33, 2014 (Aug 11 - Aug 17)

metalslimer

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I wonder what will be the first game to bump the Wii U to over 30k on it's release week, these bumps to <20k are pretty disappointing.
Nothing assuming a big release doesn't come in the holidays or during a price drop. Smash Bros would, but it probably launching in December in Japan which would have been over 30k anyway.
 

phanphare

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Aug 21, 2013
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Hyrule Warriors sold 78,773 copies at a 60-80% sell-through rate, and hardware jumped from 11,266 to 17,717.

Pretty decent software-wise...hardware bump is meh.
wouldn't that mean that most everyone who wanted Hyrule Warriors already owned a Wii U?

hardcore console, confirmed! :p
 

Hindl

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Sep 12, 2013
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Damn kagura bombed, wiiu saw a mild boost and ps4 is struggling. Anyone know the eu release date for bayo2?
"October" is all the West has.

And damn my predictions were pretty close! HW beat me by 9K and Wii U was right on the money. Pretty satisfied with that, wasn't expecting a huge bump. I'm more curious to see how HW does in the West, even though it probably won't do well enough to get picked up by NPD. Still, maybe it can break 200K LTD in Japan. If it does like 350K LTD WW, would that be enough for a sequel? I'm not sure how musou games generally sell
 

hiska-kun

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Mario Kart 8 VS Luigi's Mansion 2
Race for the million:

Code:
------------------------------------------------------------- 
|    |   Mario Kart 8    | Luigi’s Mansion 2|  Difference  | 
|    | [WIU] (2014/05/29)| [3DS] (2013/03/20)|              | 
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------| 
|Week|  Weekly |   LTD   |  Weekly |   LTD   | MK8 – LM2    | 
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------| 
|  1 |  325.892|  325.892|  280.151|  280.151|        45.741| 
|  2 |   73.051|  398.943|  110.840|  390.991|         7.952| 
|  3 |   42.261|  441.205|   68.423|  459.413|       -18.208|  
|  4 |   28.112|  469.316|   56.562|  515.975|       -46.659| 
|  5 |   23.520|  492.837|   41.296|  557.271|       -64.434|  
|  6 |   19.386|  512.223|   38.884|  596.155|       -83.932|  
|  7 |   15.143|  527.366|   64.420|  660.575|      -133.209|  
|  8 |   14.992|  542.358|   31.345|  691.921|      -149.563|  
|  9 |   18.129|  560.487|   20.304|  712.225|      -151.738| 
| 10 |   18.067|  578.554|   19.079|  731.304|      -152.750| 
| 11 |   20.860|  599.414|   19.649|  750.953|      -151.539| 
| 12 |   28.221|  627.635|   15.759|  766.712|      -139.077| 
| 13 |         |         |   14.949|  781.660|              | 
| 14 |         |         |   11.859|  793.519|              | 
| 15 |         |         |   11.510|  805.029|              | 
| 16 |         |         |   10.813|  815.842|              | 
| 17 |         |         |    9.184|  825.026|              | 
| 18 |         |         |    9.366|  834.392|              | 
| 19 |         |         |    8.147|  842.538|              | 
| 20 |         |         |    7.595|  850.134|              | 
| 21 |         |         |    8.110|  858.243|              | 
| 22 |         |         |   12.501|  870.745|              | 
| 23 |         |         |    7.639|  878.384|              |
| 24 |         |         |    6.854|  885.238|              |
| 25 |         |         |    6.010|  891.248|              |
| 26 |         |         |    5.352|  896.600|              |
| 27 |         |         |    4.940|  901.540|              |
| 28 |         |         |    5.007|  906.547|              |
| 29 |         |         |    4.442|  910.989|              |
| 30 |         |         |    3.882|  914.871|              |
| 31 |         |         |    3.896|  918.767|              |
| 32 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 33 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 34 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 35 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 36 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 37 |         |         |        -|        -|              |
| 38 |         |         |        -|  943.459|              |
| 39 |         |         |   15.051|  958.510|              |
| 40 |         |         |   26.931|  985.442|              |
| 41 |         |         |   17.746|1.003.188|              |
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------| 
|Year|   YTD   |   LTD   |   YTD   |   LTD   |  Difference  | 
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------|   
| LTD|        -|  627.635|        -|1.003.188|      -375.553|      
-------------------------------------------------------------
It begins.
 

Mpl90

Two copies sold? That's not a bomb guys, stop trolling!!!
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Hyrule Warriors had such a better debut than Wind Waker HD it's not even funny.

(Famitsu)

Hyrule Warriors - 78,773
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - 31,154
 

GregLombardi

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That Yokai Watch 2 game....Level 5 must be pretty darn happy no? That thing seems like it has legs. Of course, I don't know what I'm talking about. But I haven't seen a title sit there like that for a while.
 

Percy

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I was honestly expecting around double that for HW. That doesn't seem too great for a major brand like Zelda :/

Then again, isn't Zelda more popular in the west than Japan? Could it do better here? Hope so.

lol at MHFG. No one wanted that shit after all. PS3 and Wii U versions didn't even chart?
 

Darius

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Nov 22, 2013
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06./00. [PSV] Monster Hunter Frontier G: Beginner's Package <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.08.13} (¥6.264) - 21.169 / NEW
What a waste of time and what a bomb. They really made a mistake, 3DS obviously is the more suitable system for this IP.
 

Foshy

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May 6, 2012
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What a waste of time and what a bomb. They really made a mistake, 3DS obviously is the more suitable system for this IP.
I don't think you realize what MH Frontier actually is.

It's a subscription based MMO, you can download the client for free. This is just some collector's edition.
 

Grampasso

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Good for HW and YW2 seems to be on its way to break 3M before the end of the year. I hope Nintendo will be able to bring a price cut in september to push up the WiiU baseline a little more. But I know I'm fooling myself...
 

anexanhume

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It's just so expensive to make games for. The costs are becoming increasingly prohibitive unless you have a global brand, and most "global brands" are not very popular in japan.
Uh, what? Sony isn't willing to extend the same sweetheart deals it gives to indies to Japanese developers to get it going over there?

When single digit person teams can release games on the platform, I'm guessing development cost isn't the issue. Publishing physical games and other costs seem much more likely.
 

zeromcd73

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That Yokai Watch 2 game....Level 5 must be pretty darn happy no? That thing seems like it has legs. Of course, I don't know what I'm talking about. But I haven't seen a title sit there like that for a while.
According to Famitsu it's the longest any title has ever held the first place spot since Monster Hunter Portable 3rd which was 3 years ago.
 

SmokyDave

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In reality, games.

As a joke, it needs to commit seppuku.
I can't see that helping. I have seppuku on my phone as it's much easier to play on a touchscreen. I can't see people buying a console to play an inferior version of a number puzzle.

What a waste of time and what a bomb. They really made a mistake, 3DS obviously is the more suitable system for this IP.
You're so basic. That's why I can't figure out your old account, you have no 'flair' about you.
 

BadWolf

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It's just so expensive to make games for. The costs are becoming increasingly prohibitive unless you have a global brand, and most "global brands" are not very popular in japan.
Funny thing is that they were at their peak when they made games they wanted to make instead of thinking globally like they do now.

Sony should push efforts to make the return for "B" level games, not everything needs to look like the latest and greatest.

If someone came out and made HD looking RPGs, for example, at between the PS2 and PS3 levels then I'm sure their audience would eat them up as long as they were great games. Thanks to the shift to handheld and mobile gaming they are after all used to lower level visuals. Style also goes a long way.

They need to get back to making good games basically instead of trying to match/copy the west.
 

MagiusNecros

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Don't Tecmo Koei want a million sales for HW?

ouch.
Worldwide. It's still possible especially if it could sell long term.

Not to mention if DLC plans ends up having paid DLC I know lots of people will gladly pay it which would contribute to it.
 

tiku

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I don't think you realize what MH Frontier actually is
It seems that many people in this thread are a bit confused and think that Monster Hunter Frontier is a "normal" entry in the series...
 

cw_sasuke

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really... you are going to compare those two....
Come on, it was a joke :)

Good for HW and YW2 seems to be on its way to break 3M before the end of the year. I hope Nintendo will be able to bring a price cut in september to push up the WiiU baseline a little more. But I know I'm fooling myself...
Dont expect a price drop this year - they will bank on Bundles and Smash again. 2015 is the year for a price drop, on handhelds as well the WiiU.
 

random25

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Not too far off my Wii U prediction of 20k. Almost hitting my 80k prediction for HW. Within expectations based from Famitsu numbers.
 

sörine

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Hyrule Warriors has the best debut of any Musou yet this generation by far.

Famitsu

Samurai Warriors Chronicles (3DS) 43,044
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 2nd (3DS) 35,806
Dynasty Warriors VS (3DS) 15,607

One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 (PSV) 54,509
Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn (PSV) 44,889
Samuari Warriors 4 (PSV) 43,545
Dynasty Warriors Next (PSV) 32,044
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PSV) 24,825
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PSV) 11,627

Hyrule Warriors (WiiU) 78,773
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (WiiU) 6,214
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper (WiiU) 6,184

Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PS4) 13,576
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PS4) 7,129
 

Bruno MB

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01./01. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4.937) - 118.526 / 2.212.518 (-2%)
Now is becoming more apparent that Youkai Watch 2 is facing some supply issues. Comgnet weekly chart also hinted at it.
 

Sakura

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I was honestly expecting around double that for HW. That doesn't seem too great for a major brand like Zelda :/

Then again, isn't Zelda more popular in the west than Japan? Could it do better here? Hope so.

lol at MHFG. No one wanted that shit after all. PS3 and Wii U versions didn't even chart?
lol it would be amazing if it did double these numbers. Did they even ship that many copies
 

Kouriozan

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Hyrule Warriors had such a better debut than Wind Waker HD it's not even funny.

(Famitsu)

Hyrule Warriors - 78,773
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - 31,154
Yep, that's why I had some fear it wouldn't even reach 50k.
Looks like a bit of Mario Kart 8 momentum is still here.
 

darkstar0155

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sörine;126266726 said:
Hyrule Warriors has the best debut of any Musou yet this generation by far.

Famitsu

Samurai Warriors Chronicles (3DS) 43,044
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 2nd (3DS) 35,806
Dynasty Warriors VS (3DS) 15,607

One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 (PSV) 54,509
Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn (PSV) 44,889
Samuari Warriors 4 (PSV) 43,545
Dynasty Warriors Next (PSV) 32,044
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PSV) 24,825
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PSV) 11,627

Hyrule Warriors (WiiU) 78,773
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (WiiU) 6,214
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper (WiiU) 6,184

Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PS4) 13,576
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PS4) 7,129
wow, in comparison it did amazing