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Media Create Sales: Week 4, 2016 (Jan 25 - Jan 31)

Pennywise83

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It's that time of the year again.
3DS has no games in 2016 though

:p

Just because it has a name of a IP, it doesn't mean it will sell to all its fans. It's not a "normal" DQ game. Other spin-offs are much more inline with the original.
And Minecraft LTD sales are so high thanks to its legs as well, not because of first week performance.

I don't think anyone here is saying they're much higher than anyone expected, but you couldn't expect much more than that imo for a game like this.
Well, DQ rarely failed when it came to spin-offs. When there were some above-the-average production values, and the game wasn't targeted towards a niche (i.e. Theatrhythm Dragon Quest), the project was successful; even DQ Swords sold 500k units.
 

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The fuck is with that price tag for DQ builders, that's ridiculous. I thought IF this game comes to Europe it would be £10 at the maximum. Unless it's a case of SE having their fans bend over big time in Japan and they adjust price accordingly in EU since most care not for DQ here.

Don't know why I'm thinking about this game, after how heroes did I doubt this game even leaves Japan.
Probably shouldn't make judgements based on first month npd sales. We havent heard from square regarding its expectations and performance considering it is a spin off musou game. It is very likely this game will come out everywhere especially with how ps4 is doing worldwide.
 

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As I predicted, DQB is banking; I don't really understand why people were donwplaying the game sales so much: one of the most popular video game franchise in Japan + one of the most popular genre in nowadays market + Sony ecosystem. What's most surprising is perhaps the split, since PS4 version sold more than what I expected in terms of PSV/PS4 ratio.
Low preorders, lack of multiplayer, first Minecraft clone...
 

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Patch and further discounts, right?
Famitsu Sales: Week 5, 2016 (Jan 25 - Jan 31)

20./22. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} (¥6.800) - 7.315 / 125.099 <60-80%> (+112%)

And they still have a long way to go.
 

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Yakuza has cracked 200k, now the question is whether it will be able to crawl to 300k LTD.
 

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Low preorders, lack of multiplayer, first Minecraft clone...
It didn't matter because SQEX was primarily targeting DQ fans in Japan (see the price point) and also MC is really popular, so among those 1.5m people (if not more) who bought and played the game, there is surely a fraction that is willing to pay a premium price for a DQ-theme MC clone.
 

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System | This Week | Last Week | Last Year | YTD | Last YTD | LTD |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
| PS4 | 32.819 | 24.825 | 13.971 | 193.184 | 91.063 | 2.323.917

That selective tracker more than 2:1 yoy growth.

Nice boost for Xbox as well after last weeks low point. The only way is up?
 

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It didn't matter because SQEX was primarily targeting DQ fans in Japan (see the price point) and also MC is really popular, so among those 1.5m people (if not more) who bought and played the game, there is surely a fraction that is willing to pay a premium price for a DQ-theme MC clone.
I didint actually mention the price argument at all. Not sure what you're replying to.
 

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Theatrhythm: Dragon Quest only debuted at 77K.
To copy some of our friends here, that number for Theatrhytm is really disappointing and its no wonder SQEX did not continue the series: popular franchise, on the leading platform, chibi artstyle designed to appeal to 3ds predominant demographic, previous entry that workrd with less popular franchise selling around 100k. Disappointing indeed.
 

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09./03. [3DS] Hyrule Warriors Legends # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.21} (¥5.800) - 17.422 / 72.278 <60-80%> (-68%)

05./02. [WIU] Hyrule Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2014.08.14} (¥7.980) - 17.343 / 96.116 <60-80%> (-78%)

Hyrule Warriors Legends is already outselling the Wii U version on the weekly amount.
 
Media Create Sales: January, 2016 (Jan 04 - Jan 31)

01./00. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo # <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥5.980) - 178.016 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥7.800) - 141.369 / NEW
03./01. [3DS] Monster Hunter X # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥5.800) - 139.664 / 2.661.523 (-x%)
04./00. [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami <ADV> (Sega) {2016.01.21} (¥6.490) - 123.516 / NEW
05./02. [3DS] Monster Strike <RPG> (Mixi) {2015.12.17} (¥4.500) - 80.318 / 779.754 (-x%)
06./00. [PS3] Yakuza: Kiwami <ADV> (Sega) {2016.01.21} (¥6.490) - 78.019 / NEW
07./03. [WiiU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) - 74.420 / 1.228.409 (-x%)
08./00. [3DS] Hyrule Warriors Legends # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.21} (¥5.800) - 69.653 / NEW
09./0x. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level 5) {2015.07.11} (¥4.600) - 59.140 / 2.183.566 (-x%)
10./0x. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) - 57.507 / 642.224 (-x%)
11./0x. [WiiU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) - 57.325 / 784.211 (-x%)
12./00. [WiiU] Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash <SPT> (Nintendo) {2016.01.28} (¥4.700) - 55.331 / NEW
13./00. [PS3] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥6.800) - 53.154 / NEW
14./00. [PSV] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 52.774 / NEW
15./00. [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Music 3 # <ACT> (Broccoli) {2016.01.28} (¥3.800) - 51.289 / NEW
16./00. [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 49.555 / NEW
17./00. [PS4] Just Cause 3 <ACT> (Square Enix) {2016.01.21} (¥7.800) - 42.588 / NEW
18./0x. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} (¥6.800) - 30.114 / 137.877 (-x%)
19./0x. [PS4] Fallout 4 # <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2015.12.17} (¥7.980) - 25.006 / 203.426 (-x%)
20./00. [PS4] Resident Evil: Origins Collection <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.01.21} (¥5.990) - 21.015 / NEW
21./00. [3DS] Card Fight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2016.01.14} (¥5.980) - 20.992 / NEW
22./00. [PS4] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.28} (¥8.800) - 20.101 / NEW
23./0x. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥4.700) - 19.178 / 639.960 (-x%)
24./0x. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥7.900) - 17.035 / 283.493 (-x%)
25./0x. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4.000) - 16.452 / 1.317.679 (-x%)
26./00. [PS3] TV Anime Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol.8 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.01.28} (¥9.980) - 15.720 / NEW
27./00. [PS3] Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.01.21} (¥3.990) - 15.639 / NEW
28./00. [PS3] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.28} (¥8.800) - 15.431 / NEW
29./0x. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥8.400) - 14.381 / 60.145 (-x%)
30./0x. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.03} (¥4.700) - 13.905 / 212.221 (-x%)
31./00. [PSV] Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Festa: Houka Kenran <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.01.28} (¥6.800) - 12.436 / NEW
32./0x. [3DS] Disney Magic World 2 # <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.11.05} (¥5.690) - 11.014 / 263.358 (-x%)
33./0x. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [1/1][New Price Edition] <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) - 10.333 / 58.978 (-x%)
34./00. [PS3] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 9.771 / NEW
35./0x. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400) - 9.486 / 42.386 (-x%)
36./0x. [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.11.19} (¥8.424) - 6.036 / 198.511 (-x%)
37./0x. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) - 5.186 / 4.115.727 (-x%)
38./0x. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.800) - 5.002 / 2.426.042 (-x%)
39./0x. [3DS] Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai Yaarahen de!! <ACT> (Alchemist) {2015.12.17} (¥5.184) - 4.860 / 27.280 (-x%)
40./00. [PSV] MuvLuv Double Pack <ADV> (5pb.) {2016.01.21} (¥9.800) - 4.366 / NEW
41./00. [PSV] Darius Burst: Chronicle Saviours <STG> (Kadokawa Games) {2016.01.14} (¥5.800) - 3.675 / NEW

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Famitsu Sales: January, 2016 (Dec 28 - Jan 31)

01./01. [3DS] Monster Hunter X # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥5.800) - 288.291 / 2.730.268 <80-100%> (-x%)
02./02. [3DS] Monster Strike <RPG> (Mixi) {2015.12.17} (¥4.500) - 254.958 / 891.667 <80-100%> (-x%)
03./00. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo # <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥5.980) - 176.143 / NEW <80-100%>
04./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥7.800) - 137.894 / NEW <80-100%>
05./03. [WiiU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) - 131.982 / 1.196.879 <80-100%> (-x%)
06./04. [WiiU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) - 131.778 / 805.972 <80-100%> (-x%)
07./00. [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami <ADV> (Sega) {2016.01.21} (¥6.490) - 123.165 / NEW <80-100%>
08./0x. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level 5) {2015.07.11} (¥4.600) - 111.013 / 2.076.215 <80-100%> (-x%)
09./0x. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) - 98.523 / 577.001 <80-100%> (-x%)
10./00. [PS3] Yakuza: Kiwami <ADV> (Sega) {2016.01.21} (¥6.490) - 90.771 / NEW <80-100%>
11./00. [3DS] Hyrule Warriors Legends # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.21} (¥5.800) - 72.278 / NEW <60-80%>
12./00. [WiiU] Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash <SPT> (Nintendo) {2016.01.28} (¥4.700) - 59.817 / NEW <60-80%>
13./0x. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥4.700) - 56.706 / 664.089 <80-100%> (-x%)
14./00. [PS3] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥6.800) - 55.791 / NEW <80-100%>
15./0x. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} (¥6.800) - 55.114 / 125.099 <60-80%> (-x%)
16./0x. [PS4] Fallout 4 # <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2015.12.17} (¥7.980) - 54.680 / 204.047 <80-100%> (-x%)
17./00. [PSV] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 54.242 / NEW <80-100%>
18./0x. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4.000) - 52.629 / 1.335.509 <80-100%> (-x%)
19./0x. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.03} (¥4.700) - 43.656 / 218.330 <80-100%> (-x%)
20./00. [PS4] Just Cause 3 <ACT> (Square Enix) {2016.01.21} (¥7.800) - 43.062 / NEW <80-100%>
21./00. [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 41.529 / NEW <60-80%>
23./00. [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Music 3 # <ACT> (Broccoli) {2016.01.28} (¥3.800) - 32.979 / NEW <60-80%>
24./0x. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥7.900) - 32.739 / 307.009 <80-100%> (-x%)
25./00. [PS4] Resident Evil: Origins Collection <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.01.21} (¥5.990) - 26.084 / NEW <60-80%>
26./0x. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥8.400) - 25.500 / 66.578 <80-100%> (-x%)
27./00. [3DS] Card Fight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2016.01.14} (¥5.980) - 23.394 / NEW <60-80%>
28./0x. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400) - 22.936 / 44.060 <80-100%> (-x%)
29./00. [PS4] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.28} (¥8.800) - 22.738 / NEW <60-80%>
30./0x. [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.11.19} (¥7.800) - 20.546 / 182.871 <80-100%> (-x%)
31./0x. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571) - 19.342 / 2.512.035 <80-100%> (-x%)
32./00. [PS3] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2016.01.28} (¥8.800) - 19.017 / NEW <60-80%>
33./00. [PS3] Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.01.21} (¥3.990) - 19.017 / NEW <60-80%>
34./00. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [1/1][New Price Edition] <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) - 18.569 / 52.754 <80-100%> (-x%)
35./0x. [WiiU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥5.700) - 17.685 / 1.188.710 <80-100%> (-x%)
36./0x. [WiiU] Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival <TBL> (Nintendo) {2015.11.21} (¥6.000) - 16.619 / 60.109 <40-60%> (-x%)
37./0x. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.571) - 16.335 / 2.431.597 <80-100%> (-x%)
38./0x. [3DS] Disney Magic World 2 # <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.11.05} (¥5.690) - 16.158 / 263.775 <80-100%> (-x%)
39./0x. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.571) - 15.689 / 4.460.776 <80-100%> (-x%)
40./0x. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.10.22} (¥4.700) - 15.019 / 156.544 <80-100%> (-x%)
41./0x. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5.200) - 13.395 / 2.426.872 <80-100%> (-x%)
42./0x. [WiiU] Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.26} (¥7.236) - 13.062 / 36.868 <60-80%> (-x%)
43./00. [PSV] Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Festa: Houka Kenran <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.01.28} (¥6.800) - 12.968 / NEW <80-100%>
44./0x. [3DS] Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai Yaarahen de!! <ACT> (Alchemist) {2015.12.17} (¥5.184) - 11.469 / 21.697 <60-80%> (-x%)
45./0x. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Omise Hajimerundesu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2015.11.19} (¥4.800) - 11.222 / 91.839 <80-100%> (-x%)
46./00. [PS3] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥7.980) - 10.889 / NEW <60-80%>
47./00. [PS3] TV Anime Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol.8 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.01.28} (¥9.980) - 10.227 / NEW <80-100%>
48./0x. [3DS] Medabots 9: Metabee Ver. / Rokusho Ver. <RPG> (Rocket Company) {2015.12.24} (¥6.264) - 9.403 / 31.138 <60-80%> (-x%)
49./0x. [3DS] Super Run For Money Tousouchuu Atsumare! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.07.09} (¥5.119) - 8.645 / 106.221 <80-100%> (-x%)
50./0x. [WiiU] Taiko no Tatsujin: Atsumete Tomodachi Daisakusen! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.11.26} (¥5.724) - 8.429 / 45.166 <60-80%> (-x%)
51./00. [PSV] Darius Burst: Chronicle Saviours <STG> (Kadokawa Games) {2016.01.14} (¥5.800) - 7.223 / NEW <60-80%>
52./0x. [3DS] Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (Pokémon Co.) {2015.09.17} (¥5.076) - 5.408 / 295.598 <80-100%> (-x%)
53./0x. [WiiU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7.200) - 4.974 / 713.333 <80-100%> (-x%)
54./00. [PS4] God Eater Off Shot: Soma Shikkuzaru-hen Twin Pack & Animation Vol.4 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.01.28} (¥7.800) - 4.951 / NEW <80-100%>
55./0x. [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire # <RPG> (Pokémon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4.571) - 4.802 / 2.934.537 <80-100%> (-x%)
56./00. [PSV] MuvLuv Double Pack <ADV> (5pb.) {2016.01.21} (¥9.800) - 3.709 / NEW <80-100%>

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*I will be updating this, later on, with the percentages and keep in mind Famitsu numbers are counting one more week.
 

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To copy some of our friends here, that number for Theatrhytm is really disappointing and its no wonder SQEX did not continue the series: popular franchise, on the leading platform, chibi artstyle designed to appeal to 3ds predominant demographic, previous entry that workrd with less popular franchise selling around 100k. Disappointing indeed.
FF music are much more recognizeable and popular (you can see album sales). Also, let's wait to see whether the franchise has died or not, since there might still be a Theatrhythm KH in the pipeline.

I didint actually mention the price argument at all. Not sure what you're replying to.
Low preorders don't signal anything substantial (plenty of games have low preorders and then sell incredibly well); lack of multiplayer is a non-issue if the primary target is DQ fanbase; being the first MC clone should help and not harm...?
 

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Was there a predictions thread for January releases? Would be nice to see how many lowballed dqb lol
 

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I'm pretty sure this is the first time Splatoon isn't in the Top 10. But considering it didn't drop much from last week, maybe it'll be in again next week.
Yeah, I noticed this too.

Splatoon isn't really faltering. It's just that multiple new games are doing well enough to push it out.

Considering the hold, it could return if the other games suddenly drop. We'll see.

I'm surprised by the Mario Tennis numbers.
 

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First month of 2016 and the highest-selling game of the month is a Vita title. What a time to be alive.
 

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What's the impressions of DQB? Should have long legs if it is a good to great game.
I didn't like the demo at all, but lots of people I know seem to be having lots of fun with it. Maybe it really works better for audiences not super familiar with the genre? I've played a shitload of Terraria so the handholding and tutorial stuff got really annoying for me.
 

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Theatrhythm: Dragon Quest only debuted at 77K.
I don't think DQ is known for its songs except for the opening/new game screen hence the low debut?

Though what if Theatrhythm DQ debuted on PSVita? How would that fare?
 

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Thing is it seems weird what with their multiple platform approach for DQXI that they're only on 3DS/PS4 for now, especially if it's a 2017 game. Wouldn't it make sense for it to be 3DS/Vita/NX Portable and PS4/NX Console by that point?
 

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FF music are much more recognizeable and popular (you can see album sales). Also, let's wait to see whether the franchise has died or not, since there might still be a Theatrhythm KH in the pipeline.



Low preorders don't signal anything substantial (plenty of games have low preorders and then sell incredibly well); lack of multiplayer is a non-issue if the primary target is DQ fanbase; being the first MC clone should help and not harm...?
Considering how much effort was put into the DLC...
What i was trying to say by that was that you can do your kind of analysis to justify any agenda that one might have. I mean even FF Theatrhythm could be said to be a failure when you think of it as a rhythm game spinoff of one of the most popular franchises where fans are mad about the music, as per album sales. The game was on a the most popular platform at the time and catered to the demographics by its art style. Looking at the results which didnt even crack 200k and they had to release a phone version of the game,Square should move the franchise to Sony platforms where FF sells the most and rhythm games such as Miku do great numbers.
Just to clarify I'm not actually suggesting that, just showing how perception can be skewed, something that happens a lot in these threads to argue that all games and publishers should jump ship to my favourite platform.

Regarding DQB, if the game was targetd at DQ crowd then we really ought to have been vary as DQ games tend be front loaded as indicated usually by preorders.
 

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01./00. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo # <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥5.980) - 178.016 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥7.800) - 141.369 / NEW
04./00. [PS3] Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard o Fukkatsu Niseyo <ADV> (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥6.800) - 53.154 / NEW
Dragon Quest Builders doing really well. That Vita version on top

03./00. [WIU] Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash <SPT> (Nintendo) {2016.01.28} (¥4.700) - 55.331 / NEW
Better sales than you would expect. Going to have quite a few disappointed players

13./08. [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) - 13.256 / 1.228.409 (-4%)
15./10. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level 5) {2015.07.11} (¥4.600) - 11.135 / 2.183.566 (+5%)
16./11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) - 10.733 / 642.224 (+3%)
17./09. [3DS] Monster Strike <RPG> (Mixi) {2015.12.17} (¥4.500) - 10.263 / 779.754 (-12%)
19./13. [WIU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) - 7.865 / 784.211 (-15%)

All the legs.
Despite dropping out of top 10 thanks to new releases. Splatoon holds up well. Mario Maker now dropping quite a bit though.

PSV # | 45.114 | 14.999
Wow at Vita. Ruling the week
PS4 | 32.557 | 24.441
Nice boost for PS4 too
WIU | 8.931 | 11.298
Wii-U dropping back down.
 

Dinjooh

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I didn't like the demo at all, but lots of people I know seem to be having lots of fun with it. Maybe it really works better for audiences not super familiar with the genre? I've played a shitload of Terraria so the handholding and tutorial stuff got really annoying for me.
Yea I enjoyed it a great deal. I didn't even mind the handholding, was nice to try something a bit different to what Minecraft and Terraria does (In regards to the houses and npcs, or at least did, back when I played them)

Also it's very pleasing to look at, gives it a great first impression.
 

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I didn't like the demo at all, but lots of people I know seem to be having lots of fun with it. Maybe it really works better for audiences not super familiar with the genre? I've played a shitload of Terraria so the handholding and tutorial stuff got really annoying for me.
That handholding part was change Horii applied to the product so I'm sure that is intentional. DQB is like, well, Minecraft for people who couldn't like Minecraft lol.
 

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Yea I enjoyed it a great deal. I didn't even mind the handholding, was nice to try something a bit different to what Minecraft and Terraria does (In regards to the houses and npcs, or at least did, back when I played them)

Also it's very pleasing to look at, gives it a great first impression.
Does the camera get better in your opinion? That was my biggest critique. The third person camera works very poorly when trying to place stuff, especially vertically.
 

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Famitsu Sales: Week 5, 2016 (Jan 25 - Jan 31)

20./22. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} (¥6.800) - 7.315 / 125.099 <60-80%> (+112%)

And they still have a long way to go.

06./00. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} (¥7.344) - 69.985 / NEW <40-60%>
shipped 140k ?

anyway, despite the terrible word of mouth and the heavily price drop it's still charting, and probably last week performance is related to the last patch released
 

Dinjooh

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Does the camera get better in your opinion? That was my biggest critique. The third person camera works very poorly when trying to place stuff, especially vertically.
I'd have to boot it up again to remember placing vertically, but horizontally at least went incredibly smooth once I figured out how to operate the R/L buttons properly.
 

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shipped 140k ?

anyway, despite the terrible word of mouth and the heavily price drop it's still charting, and probably last week performance is related to the last patch released
40-60% doesn't mean it's 50%. The game is still below 80%.

Dengeki had 90k first week with 45% sellthrough.
 

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It could happen honestly, if the NX flattens 3ds's sales.
I doubt they'll make that happen. Hopefully for Nintendo they can at least have a better launch for NX than they did for 3DS. Assuming it is a handheld being released first...