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Media Create Sales: Week 43, 2012 (Oct 22 - Oct 28)

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Dengeki Sales: Oct 22 - Oct 28, 2012 (Week 43)

01. (__) [PS3] Dark Souls - Prepare to Die Edition (From Software) - 55,315 / 55,315 [ST: ~70% => 79,000]
02. (__) [PSP] The Idolmaster Shiny Festa: Groovy Tune (Bandai Namco) - 42,375 / 42,375
03. (__) [PS3] Zone of the Enders HD Collection (Konami) - 37,906 / 37,906
04. (__) [3DS] AKB48+Me (Kadokawa Games) - 36,006 / 36,006
05. (__) [PSP] The Idolmaster Shiny Festa: Honey Sound (Bandai Namco) - 34,400 / 34,400
06. (__) [PSP] The Idolmaster Shiny Festa: Funky Note (Bandai Namco) - 34,382 / 34,382
07. (02) [3DS] Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Square Enix) - 28,994 / 213,668 (-35%)
08. (__) [PS3] Borderlands 2 (Take-Two) - 26,293 / 26,293
09. (07) [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo) - 22,480 / 1,302,154 (+0%)
10. (03) [PS3] Resident Evil 6 (Capcom) - 19,722 / 796,499 (-47%)
11. (01) [PSP] Little Battlers eXperience W (Level 5) - 17,819 / 94,594 (-77%)
12. (05) [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (Konami) - 16,628 / 320,975 (-39%)
13. (09) [3DS] Style Savvy: Trendsetters (Nintendo) - 12,200 / 152,479 (-17%)
14. (__) [360] Borderlands 2 (Take-Two) - 10,593 / 10,593
15. (10) [3DS] Run For Money Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-tachi kara Nigekire! (Bandai Namco) - 9,917 / 207,313 (-29%)
16. (__) [360] Forza Horizon (Microsoft Game Studios) - 8,700 / 8,700
17. (04) [PS3] FIFA 13 (Electronic Arts) - 7,683 / 40,436 (-77%)
18. (15) [3DS] Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone (Nintendo) - 5,344 / 106,984 (-21%)
19. (19) [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon to Fushigina Orb (Bandai Namco) - 5,272 / 249,873 (+2%)
20. (11) [3DS] Project X Zone (Bandai Namco) - 4,900 / 94,156 (-57%)

00. (__) [PSP] The Idolmaster Shiny Festa: Groovy Tune / Honey Sound / Funky Note (Bandai Namco) - 111,157 / 111,157 (ST: ~70% => 159,000]


*ST: Sell-through => estimated copies shipped.


Other software (first week / LTD):

2011-09-22 [PS3] Dark Souls (From Software) - 272,000 / 370,000
2009-02-19 [PSP] The Idolmaster SP: Perfect Sun / Missing Moon / Wandering Star [all prices] (Bandai Namco) - 129,000 / 228,000


http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/555/555390/
http://news.dengeki.com/soft/ranking/ranking.html (backup)


Dengeki Sales: Week 42, 2012 (Oct 15 - Oct 21)

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Exterminieren

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I feel Bravely Default getting eShop treatment is multiple good news:

- The demand is still high.
- Square Enix responds to the demand, which means they're treating this new IP carefully.
- It's probably not that hard to get an existing game to have an eShop version.
IIRC, the time between the decision being taken and the game going up was around a week.

That's a pretty damned quick turnaround. I wonder if it'll pave the way for more third party retail titles that have already been released to be uploaded? RE:R and KH:DDD might get new leases of life, who knows.
 

Salvadora

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Interesting that they wouldn't have released Bravely Default on the eshop if it wasn't supply constrained.
 

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IIRC, the time between the decision being taken and the game going up was around a week.

That's a pretty damned quick turnaround. I wonder if it'll pave the way for more third party retail titles that have already been released to be uploaded? RE:R and KH:DDD might get new leases of life, who knows.
If Squenix is pleased with BD's digital performance, maybe they'll put Theatrhythm.
 

Road

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Is it 100% confirmed that the charts even count these?
Interesting use of the cards though - that actually works well for a good pre-order market; whereas buying the card over just online or physical was more hassle.
Famitsu tracks them, yes...

Famitsu shows all SKUs (versions) of games that are included in their ranking every week.

ZOE HD has the regular version for 3980 yen and the premium package for 8980 yen:




Idolmaster Shiny Festa has 3 versions and each (各) cost 5980 yen:




AKB48+Me has two retail versions: the game cart and the eShop card and each cost 5670 yen:

 

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02./00. [PS3] Dark Souls with Artorias of the Abyss Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2012.10.25} (¥4.800) - 67.002 / NEW <74,44%>
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21./17. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.07.12} (¥5.040)
22./00. [PSP] Hyakki Yagyou Kaidan Romance # <ADV> (QuinRose) {2012.10.25} (¥6.300)
23./00. [PS3] MuvLuv Alternative # <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.10.25} (¥6.090)
24./00. [360] Zone of the Enders HD Edition # <ACT> (Konami) {2012.10.25} (¥3.980)
25./18. [3DS] Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone <HOB> (Nintendo) {2012.09.13} (¥3.800)
26./14. [PSP] Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Ni - Matsuri Hayashi to Taishitachi # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2012.10.18} (¥6.090)
27./00. [PS3] MuvLuv # <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.10.25} (¥6.090)
28./00. [PS3] Heartful Simulator Pachislot: To Heart 2 # <TBL> (Aqua Plus) {2012.10.25} (¥4.800)
29./16. [PSP] SD Gundam G Generation: Overworld <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.09.27} (¥6.280)
30./08. [PSV] Little Battlers eXperience W <RPG> (Level 5) {2012.10.18} (¥4.980)
31./00. [360] Phantom: Phantom of Inferno # <ADV> (Nitro+) {2012.10.25} (¥7.140)
32./25. [WII] Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus # <SPT> (Nintendo) {2010.11.11} (¥5.800)
33./32. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800)
34./26. [WII] Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2012.08.02} (¥6.980)
35./23. [PSP] Summon Night 3 <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.10.04} (¥3.990)
36./24. [3DS] Brain Age: Concentration Training <HOB> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥3.800)
37./15. [PSP] Shiren the Wanderer 4 Plus: God's Eye and the Demon's Navel <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2012.10.18} (¥4.620)
38./28. [3DS] Kobito Zukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2012.07.26} (¥5.040)
39./00. [NDS] Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side - Double Pack <SLG> (Konami) {2012.10.25} (¥3.990)
40./34. [WII] Mario Party 9 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.04.26} (¥5.800)
41./22. [PSP] Sol Trigger <RPG> (Image Epoch) {2012.10.04} (¥6.279)
42./30. [PS3] Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2012.09.20} (¥8.190)
43./38. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.11.03} (¥4.800)
44./36. [3DS] Little Battlers eXperience: Explosive Boost <RPG> (Level 5) {2012.07.05} (¥4.400)
45./31. [PSP] Final Fantasy III <RPG> (Square Enix) {2012.09.20} (¥3.990)
46./37. [WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Definitive Edition # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2011.11.23} (¥5.040)
47./20. [PS3] Tokitowa: Time and Eternity # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.10.11} (¥7.980)
48./39. [3DS] Samurai Warriors: Chronicles 2nd <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2012.09.13} (¥6.090)
49./40. [WII] Just Dance Wii 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.26} (¥5.800)
50./46. [PS3] Assassin's Creed I + II Welcome Pack <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2012.07.19} (¥2.940)

Top 50

3DS - 14
PS3 - 13
PSP - 9
WII - 5
360 - 4
PSV - 3
NDS - 2

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|System | This Week  | Last Week  | Last Year  |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |
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|  ALL  |    784.000 |    632.000 |  1.257.000 | 38.274.000 | 37.353.000 |
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Kenka

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The closest thing we'll get is if Square Enix decides the game did well enough to brag about in their fiscal release on the 5th.

It's unlikely we will get a breakdown, but someone here might have the total retail shipment, from which you can work backwards.
A lot of ifs :-( Don't get me wrong, I appreciate your answer but it's just that I so much want to see how well it actually did. I am genuinely curious about how far this little thing will go.
 

Chris1964

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First day sellthrough

Xillia 2 - 50-60%, half of Xillia
Okami, Yakuza 1-2 - 30-40%
WE2013 - only PSP version sells
 

Datschge

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Makes you wonder why they didn't release it on the eShop to begin with.
I actually think this is a good approach for bigger titles, first only offer physical sales, and if they turn out to be supply constrained offer a digital version as well. Best of both worlds. (Smaller titles are automatically supply constrained due to bad distribution that always comes with low shipment numbers. Those would profit of digital versions in all cases.)
 

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I actually think this is a good approach for bigger titles, first only offer physical sales, and if they turn out to be supply constrained offer a digital version as well. Best of both worlds. (Smaller titles are automatically supply constrained due to bad distribution that always comes with low shipment numbers. Those would profit of digital versions in all cases.)
Out of curiousity, why do you mean that it is better to do it like this rather than offer both things at day one?
 

test_account

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Better to not piss off retailers?

IIRC Capcom didn't do day and date PSN for MHP3rd for those wondering about MH4.
I can see that point of view. But it will be more and more common, and tons of people still want physical copies. As long as the sales come in, i dont think that many really care about pissing of retailers. The fear of pissing of retailers is afterall that they think they will sell less copies, but has any retailer really refused to stock a game because of digital copies being available? It should rather be the opposite in my opinion, that the stores should be more willing to stock games to make sure that both things are available (to compete better with digital downloads).
 

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Even if the mood of retailers were meaningless and digital sales could reach the ones of physical sales, virtual shops will never reach the kind of public presence with the potential of public reactions than can make a product a widespread phenomenon that retailers can offer for big titles. For this reason alone it's always preferable to fulfill as much of the demand as possible with physical sales.

But parallel digital sales are perfect for keeping public demand fulfilled and increasing once a lack of physical shipment and a long waiting time would instead create the danger of drowning out the demand.
 

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Interesting that they wouldn't have released Bravely Default on the eshop if it wasn't supply constrained.
Makes you wonder why they didn't release it on the eShop to begin with.
If I had to guess, I'd say it's because their projections were accommodated by the initial shipment, so if they released it on the eShop, they thought there might be more unsold copies left on store shelves.


So MH3G is clean off the top 50 now (fake edit: noticing it was last week too). Are people holding out for the discounted sku?
 

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So they can release on digital and get you to double dip and also create more lengthy buzz for the game.

Glad to hear BD is doing well. I'm sure we will see RE:R on eShop someday. They could launch it as kind of a budget rerelease but avoid distribution costs etc and create buzz for the sequel etc.
 

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Even if the mood of retailers were meaningless and digital sales could reach the ones of physical sales, virtual shops will never reach the kind of public presence with the potential of public reactions than can make a product a widespread phenomenon that retailers can offer for big titles. For this reason alone it's always preferable to fulfill as much of the demand as possible with physical sales.

But parallel digital sales are perfect for keeping public demand fulfilled and increasing once a lack of physical shipment and a long waiting time would instead create the danger of drowning out the demand.
This only benefits the retailers as far as i can see. From the gamer and publisher/developer perspective, not having digital versions on time just increases the chance of used copies being bought (taken into concideration that new/unused physical copies gets hard to find). It also means one less choice for the gamers.


So they can release on digital and get you to double dip and also create more lengthy buzz for the game.

Glad to hear BD is doing well. I'm sure we will see RE:R on eShop someday. They could launch it as kind of a budget rerelease but avoid distribution costs etc and create buzz for the sequel etc.
Maybe if the game is released as digital download many, many months after the retail version. I cant see it having much effect when it is a few weeks in between.
 

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New releases {2012.11.08}

[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <SLG> (Nintendo) (¥4.800)
[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf [Nintendo 3DS LL Pack] <SLG> (Nintendo) (¥28.000)
[3DS] Nicola Kanshuu: Model Oshare Audition Platina <SLG> (Alchemist) (¥5.980)
[3DS] Jewel Pet: Mahou de Oshare ni Dance Deco! <ACT> (FuRyu) (¥5.229)

[PSP] Fairy Tail: Portable Guild 2 (PSP the Best) <ACT> (Konami) (¥2.940)
[PSP] Warriors Orochi 2 (PSP the Best Reprint) <ACT> (Konami) (¥1.890)

[PS3] Silent Hill: Downpour <ADV> (Konami) (¥6.980)
[PS3] Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) (¥6.090)
[PS3] Champion Jockey: Gallop Racer & G1 Jockey (Koei Tecmo the Best) <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) (¥3.990)
[PS3] Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage - International (Koei Tecmo the Best) <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) (¥1.890)

[360] Halo 4 # <ACT> (Microsoft Game Studios) (¥7.140)
[360] Halo 4 [Limited Edition] <ACT> (Microsoft Game Studios) (¥9.980)
[360] Halo 4 [Limited Edition Xbox 360 320GB] <ACT> (Microsoft Game Studios) (¥39.980)
[360] Tropico 4: Gold Edition <SLG> (Russell) (¥3.990)
 

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Does he mean PS2 production as whole is ending, or just those marked for Japan? How will Sony combine their shipment totals to hide disappointing unit sales without PS2?!
Literally, all he says is "Regarding PS2, production seems to finally be ending." No other specifics.
 

metalslimer

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So what do people think would be a disappointment for Xillia 2? It obviously won't reach the heights that Xillia did week 1.
 

fabfour64xx

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Does he mean PS2 production as whole is ending, or just those marked for Japan? How will Sony combine their shipment totals to hide disappointing unit sales without PS2?!
Now we just need Sony to end PSP production so we can see how even more depressing Vita sales are!
 

Takao

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I don't believe Sony has been shipping PS2s to North America for a while. I picked up a brand new spare PS2 on sale for like $50 a few years back. It was the newest Slim revision with the power unit build into the hardware.
 

Kerub

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I don't believe Sony has been shipping PS2s to North America for a while. I picked up a brand new spare PS2 on sale for like $50 a few years back. It was the newest Slim revision with the power unit build into the hardware.
There are lots of them in Europe at least. The store I usually shop from has 50 + new slims in store.
 

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Congratulations to Green Slime for winning by units and to lunchwithyuzo, by percentage!

Code:
BY UNITS                             BY PERCENTAGE

  1   136,078  Green Slime              1   69.6%  lunchwithyuzo
  2   143,827  lunchwithyuzo            2   85.1%  Chris1964
  3   187,852  electroplankton          3   97.7%  hiska-kun
  4   189,375  hiska-kun                4  100.2%  TurkishEmperor
  5   193,443  Chris1964                5  105.2%  Bruno MB
  6   212,852  TurkishEmperor           6  110.4%  Yeshua
  7   238,670  Bruno MB                 7  124.3%  ULTROS!
  8   273,204  saichi                   8  126.8%  Green Slime
  9   296,148  Gianni Merryman          9  141.5%  Olaeh
 10   299,148  Olaeh                   10  147.5%  electroplankton
 11   302,182  ULTROS!                 11  155.5%  ohlawd
 12   306,874  XDDX                    12  160.5%  Road
 13   307,158  Yeshua                  13  161.4%  MasterSheen
 14   311,808  The_lascar              14  163.5%  muu
 15   332,148  Orgen                   15  166.6%  saichi
 16   342,852  Fisico                  16  166.6%  Orgen
 17   352,852  MasterSheen             17  168.8%  Fisico
 18   365,171  Road                    18  169.0%  XDDX
 19   384,840  ohlawd                  19  171.9%  The_lascar
 20   457,852  Kenka                   20  200.2%  Kenka
 21   508,862  muu                     21  214.1%  Gianni Merryman
 22   522,056  donny2112               22  220.2%  Nekki
 23   524,619  Foshy                   23  222.8%  Rarity
 24   564,840  Nekki                   24  277.7%  Foshy
 25   653,862  Rarity                  25  280.5%  donny2112

                                         Famitsu    Foshy    Bruno MB MasterSh electrop XDDX     Gianni M Chris196 Yeshua   lunchwit muu      The_lasc donny211 Olaeh    ULTROS!  TurkishE Fisico   Nekki    Kenka    Orgen    Green Sl ohlawd    saichi   Rarity   Road     hiska-kun
[PS3+360] Resident Evil 6                 822,835     666666   740000   710000   810000   750000   810000   765432   650000   789012   550000   750000   600000   701000   850000   790000   720000   600000   700000   736000   800000   750000   857000   540000   666666   777777
[PS3] Winning Eleven 2013                 327,898     222013   310000   300000   270000   300000   180000   321098   300000   345687   250000   350000   375000   247000   150000   310000   250000   200000   155000   258000   330000   200000   255000   170000   277777   333333
[3DS] Bravely Default: Flying Fairy       214,272      77654   133000   110000   155000   115000   180000    98765   150000   145678   125000   280000   150000   203000   150000    90000   110000   100000   110000   123000   210000    90000   170000    86000   166666   129999
[3DS] Project X Zone                      115,994      93456   128000   160000   140000   160000   160000   123456   110000   123456    90000   160000   200000   171000   130000   140000   150000    80000   150000   164000   140000   110000   201000   107000   177777   155555
[PSP+PSV] Little Battlers eXperience W    123,352      69999   165000    60000   120000    70000   140000   123456   150000   134567    85000   230000    50000   139000   110000   110000   120000    70000   120000   147000    60000    70000    96000    54000   166666   135555
[PS3+360] Zone of the Enders HD Edition    39,511      89567    36500    40000    70000    30000    80000    45678    30000    34567    35000    40000    70000    54000    45000    40000    60000    50000    60000    52000    20000    40000    30000    33000    33333    36666

UNIT DIFF                                       0     524619   238670   352852   187852   306874   296148   193443   307158   143827   508862   311808   522056   299148   302182   212852   342852   564840   457852   332148   136078   384840   273204   653862   365171   189375

[PS3+360] Resident Evil 6                       0    -156169   -82835  -112835   -12835   -72835   -12835   -57403  -172835   -33823  -272835   -72835  -222835  -121835    27165   -32835  -102835  -222835  -122835   -86835   -22835   -72835    34165  -282835  -156169   -45058
[PS3] Winning Eleven 2013                       0    -105885   -17898   -27898   -57898   -27898  -147898    -6800   -27898    17789   -77898    22102    47102   -80898  -177898   -17898   -77898  -127898  -172898   -69898     2102  -127898   -72898  -157898   -50121     5435
[3DS] Bravely Default: Flying Fairy             0    -136618   -81272  -104272   -59272   -99272   -34272  -115507   -64272   -68594   -89272    65728   -64272   -11272   -64272  -124272  -104272  -114272  -104272   -91272    -4272  -124272   -44272  -128272   -47606   -84273
[3DS] Project X Zone                            0     -22538    12006    44006    24006    44006    44006     7462    -5994     7462   -25994    44006    84006    55006    14006    24006    34006   -35994    34006    48006    24006    -5994    85006    -8994    61783    39561
[PSP+PSV] Little Battlers eXperience W          0     -53353    41648   -63352    -3352   -53352    16648      104    26648    11215   -38352   106648   -73352    15648   -13352   -13352    -3352   -53352    -3352    23648   -63352   -53352   -27352   -69352    43314    12203
[PS3+360] Zone of the Enders HD Edition         0      50056    -3011      489    30489    -9511    40489     6167    -9511    -4944    -4511      489    30489    14489     5489      489    20489    10489    20489    12489   -19511      489    -9511    -6511    -6178    -2845

STATISTICS
                                          Famitsu  GAF AVERAGE    MIN      MAX     OVER    UNDER  CLOSEST       BY
[PS3+360] Resident Evil 6                 822,835    723,182  540,000  857,000       8%      92%  810,000 electroplankton
[PS3] Winning Eleven 2013                 327,898    266,396  150,000  375,000      20%      80%  330,000 Green Slime
[3DS] Bravely Default: Flying Fairy       214,272    138,350   77,654  280,000       4%      96%  210,000 Green Slime
[3DS] Project X Zone                      115,994    140,988   80,000  201,000      76%      24%  110,000 Yeshua
[PSP+PSV] Little Battlers eXperience W    123,352    111,850   50,000  230,000      40%      60%  123,456 Chris1964
[PS3+360] Zone of the Enders HD Edition    39,511     46,212   20,000   89,567      60%      40%   40,000 MasterSheen
 

lunchwithyuzo

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Hawt damn! I nailed it this time, and I'm actually not banned so I can enjoy it. :3

I think I screwed myself next month with Yakuza HD and Animal Crossing though.
 

hiska-kun

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Congratulations to the winners.

Not so good as last month this time (Still third and fourth). But I'm happy because Bravely Default exceed my expectations :)
 

Erethian

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So what do people think would be a disappointment for Xillia 2? It obviously won't reach the heights that Xillia did week 1.
Kind of hard to make a comparison because Xillia will obviously be an outlier and Vesperia PS3/Graces F were reworked versions of previously released titles.

Considering that Tales games do almost all their sales in the first week, a debut below 300k would be pretty disappointing.
 
Well, it seems at least Sega was happy with that:

Sega said:
&#12298;Consumer Business&#12299;
In the consumer business, sales were strong in the packaged game software field for titles such as “HATSUNE
MIKU -Project DIVA- f ” targeting the domestic market
, as well as for continuing sales of titles released during
the previous fiscal year and sales of distribution titles and others. However, a reduction of number of titles
implemented as part of the structural reform policies announced on March 30, 2012 led to a year-on-year decline
in total volume of packaged software sales to 2,760 thousand copies, including 1,160 thousand copies in the U.S.,
960 thousand copies in Europe, and 640 thousand copies in Japan.
In the field of digital game software for mobile phones, smartphones, and PC downloading, the number of
registered users of the PC online RPG “Phantasy Star Online 2”, which launched services in July, exceeded 1
million and pay-per-use income exceeded forecast levels. The major smartphone title “Kingdom Conquest”
continued to perform strongly
, and our title line-up was expanded with the introduction of numerous new
additions including “The Clan Battle of Fate” which was developed jointly with Pokelabo, Inc.
Meanwhile, on the pachinko and pachislot game website for mobile phones and PCs, results were strong for
pay-per-use services, and the smartphone version of “777townSP” service was enhanced.
In the toy sales division, sales of the mainstay products such as “Jewel Pod Diamond” remained solid.
In the animated films business, distribution revenue was favorable thanks to the sound box office sales of the
16th theater film “DETECTIVE CONAN: The Eleventh Striker” and performance was strong in both program
sales and film distribution.
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