This Week In Sales: Call of Duty: WWII, .hack//G.U. Last Recode, And Style Savvy: Styling Star Debuts

By Sato . November 8, 2017 . 8:45am

Period: The week of October 30 – November 5 (2017)

Top-seller: Call of Duty: WWII – 168,324 (PS4)

Nintendo Switch sales: 64,387 (last week – 126,701)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 1,539 (1,412)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 7,914 (9,203)

New Nintendo 3DS sales: 287 (220)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 11,116 (6,448)

Wii U sales: 38 (41)

PlayStation 4 sales: 21,830 (18,719)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 6,993 (5,934)

PlayStation 3 sales: 56 (45)

PlayStation Vita sales: 3,576 (3,705)

Xbox One sales: 114 (97)

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.hack G.U. Last Recode

Last week, Japan had another big week with the release of three major titles in Call of Duty: WWII, .hack//G.U. Last Recode on PS4, and Style Savvy: Styling Star on the Nintendo 3DS. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest software and hardware sales data from the week of October 30 through November 5, 2017.

 

First place of the week comes as a big surprise with Call of Duty: WWII taking the crown with 168,324 units sold in its debut for PlayStation 4. The last main series entry in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuted with 105,764 units in its Japanese debut in November 2016.

 

After a tremendous debut, Super Mario Odyssey charted at #2 with 116,931 units sold for Nintendo Switch. It currently sits at 578,969 units sold via retail in Japan since its release.

 

At #3 we have the return of the .hack series with .hack//G.U. Last Recode with 61,816 units sold for PS4. Those numbers are comparable to .hack//Link’s debut of 60,478 units sold on PSP back in March 2010.

 

Next up, we have Style Savvy: Styling Star’s opening of 32,176 units sold on 3DS. Its predecessor, Style Savvy: Fashion Forward sold 55,179 units in April 2015, making Styling Star the lowest debut for the series. However, keep in mind that this is the third  entry of the series on 3DS and its fans are more on the casual side, meaning unlike fans of the Call of Duty games they’re less likely to keep buying its sequels, so it makes sense to see it drop for the third installment on the platform.

 

Hardware sales saw an increase in PS4 consoles and the 3DS LL, likely thanks to Call of Duty: WWII and Style Savvy: Styling Star. The Nintendo Switch was again the top-selling console with 64,387 units sold. This puts it at 2,084,370 units sold in Japan going by Media Create’s numbers.

 

The top-20 chart of the week is as follows:

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys Publisher
New 01. Call of Duty: WWII 168,324 New PS4 SIE
01. 02. Super Mario Odyssey 116,931 578,969 Switch Nintendo
New 03. .hack//G.U. Last Recode 61,816 New PS4 Bandai Namco
New 04. Style Savvy: Styling Star 32,176 New 3DS Nintendo
06. 05. Splatoon 2 23,557 1,295,008 Switch Nintendo
02. 06. ARK: Survival Evolves 23,370 93,547 PS4 Spike Chunsoft
04. 07. Assassin’s Creed: Origins 22,272 71,692 PS4 Ubisoft
09. 08. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 15,913 788,445 Switch Nintendo
03. 09. Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux 9,798 70,647 3DS Atlus
07. 10. Gran Turismo Sport 9,045 177,001 PS4 SIE
05. 11. Taiko no Tatsujin: Session de Dodon ga Don! 7,679 35,924 PS4 Bandai Namco
13. 12. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 6,662 629,352 Switch Nintendo
10. 13. The Evil Within 2 5,809 61,374 PS4 Bethesda
16. 14. Pokkén Tournament DX 4,882 111,829 Switch Pokémon Company
11. 15. Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary 4,858 56,520 PS4 Square Enix
18. 16. Animal Crossing: New Leaf –Welcome amiibo 4,008 264,236 3DS Nintendo
12. 17. City Shrouded in Shadow 3,511 60,563 PS4 Bandai Namco
15. 18. Middle-earth: Shadow of War 3,367 37,462 PS4 Warner Bros.
20. 19. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions 3,171 49,746 3DS Nintendo
08. 20. Idol Time PriPara: Ume All-Star Live! 3,080 17,965 3DS Takara Tomy

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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