This Week In Sales: The Soul Isn’t Burning Anymore…

By Ishaan . February 8, 2012 . 4:33pm

Period: The week of January 30th – February 5th (2012)

Top-seller: Resident Evil: Revelations – 43,575

Nintendo 3DS sales: 75,018 | Total sales: 4,864,396

PlayStation Vita sales: 17,141 | Total sales: 552,564

 

Namco Bandai may want to rethink the old Soulcalibur tagline, at least in Japan. Soulcalibur V was released in the region last week, and sold just 43,500 copies on PlayStation 3 and another 7,500 on Xbox 360.

 

In comparison, Soulcalibur IV sold 74,607 copies on PlayStation and 34,786 copies on Xbox 360 in its opening week in 2008. A sorry state of affairs for the franchise.

 

Soulcalibur V only debuted at the #2 spot on the top-20 chart. The #1 spot was stolen by Resident Evil: Revelations, almost at 200,000 copies sold in its second week on the market. Meanwhile, Tales of Innnocence R on the PlayStation Vita dropped all the way from #3 to #14, with 63,250 copies sold so far.

 

Speaking of the Vita, this week’s new Vita release was Ragnarok Odyssey, selling 33,500 copies in its first week.

 

The full top-20 software sales list for the week was as follows:

 

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys. Publisher
02. 01. Resident Evil: Revelations 43,575 190,134 3DS Capcom
New 02. Soulcalibur V 34,328 New PS3 Namco Bandai
New 03. Photo Kano 34,095 New PSP Kadokawa
New 04. Ragnarok Odyssey 33,496 New PSV GungHo
01. 05. Armored Core V 30,775 194,681 PS3 From Software
04. 06. Mario Kart 7 26,791 1,460,749 3DS Nintendo
05. 07. Monster Hunter 3G 24,128 1,211,026 3DS Capcom
07. 08. Super Mario 3D Land 22,817 1,311,312 3DS Nintendo
New 09. Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition 21,416 New PS3 Sony
New 10. Dragon Age II 19,928
New
PS3 Spike
09. 11. Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure 9,511 56,037 3DS Sega
New 12. Monster Hunter Frontier Online: Forward .3 Premium Package 9,047 New 360 Capcom
10. 13. Inazuma Eleven Go: Shine/Dark 8,960 379,764 3DS Level 5
03. 14. Tales of Innocence R 8,397 63,250 PSV Namco Bandai
12. 15. Just Dance Wii 7,851 527,050 Wii Nintendo
New 16. Soulcalibur V 7,679 New 360 Namco Bandai
14. 17. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP the Best) 6,875 185,853 PSP Capcom
17. 18. Wii Sports Resort 5,635 862,118 Wii Nintendo
15. 19. Final Fantasy XIII-2 5,336 774,415 PS3 Square Enix
19. 20. Mario Kart Wii 5,068 3,500,168 Wii Nintendo

 

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer, Media-Create and Geimin.net.


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  • Joshua Meow Carr

    This game had so much potential…but than they had to take Talim Out :c

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