This Week In Sales: Steins;Gate Elite, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Torna, And Arland Ateliers

By Sato . September 26, 2018 . 2:00pm

Period: The week of September 17 – September 23 (2018)

Top-seller: Marvel’s Spider-Man – 38,065 (PlayStation 4)

Nintendo Switch sales: 37,733 (Last week – 38,738 )

Nintendo 2DS sales: 407 (359)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 4,563 (4,684)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 2,130 (2,248)

PlayStation 4 sales: 11,661 (12,057)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 4,332 (4,959)

PlayStation Vita sales: 2,718 (1,973)

Xbox One sales: 28 (58)

Xbox One X sales: 75 (159)

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Last week, Japan got several key releases with Steins;Gate Elite on PS4, PS Vita, Switch, the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 retail version of Torna ~ The Golden Country, and the Atelier Arland remasters. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of September 17 to September 23, 2018.

 

The #1 spot of the week is once again Marvel’s Spider-Man for the third week in a row, with 38,065 units sold on PS4. The first new title is Steins;Gate Elite which charted at #2 on PS4 with 13,433 units, #4 for Nintendo Switch with 13,305 units, and #20 for PS Vita with 3,704 units sold for a combined total of 30,442 units.

 

At #3 we have Minecraft with 13,317 units sold for Switch and Splatoon 2 at #5 with 13,205 units sold for Switch. The next new entry in the list is Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country with 5,697 units sold for Switch. Following at #12 is the next new title in F1 2018 for PS4 with 5,517 units sold in its debut, then Atelier Arland Series Deluxe Pack’s Premium Box edition at #13 with 5,341 units sold on PS4.

 

As for hardware sales, the PlayStation 4 sold 11,661 units and the PS4 Pro sold 4,332 units to combine for 15,993 units between the two. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware with 37,733 units sold in the week to make up for 59.3% of all hardware sales. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch has passed the five million milestone and is currently at 5,012,162 units sold in Japan since its launch in March 3, 2017.

 

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

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys Publisher
01. 01. Marvel’s Spider-Man 38,065 244,051 PS4 SIE
New 02. Steins;Gate Elite 13,433 New PS4 5pb.
04. 03. Minecraft 13,317 291,062 Switch Nintendo
New 04. Steins;Gate Elite 13,305 New Switch 5pb.
03. 05. Splatoon 2 13,205 2,631,538 Switch Nintendo
06. 06. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10,288 1,768,152 Switch Nintendo
02. 07. Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8,239 40,410 PS4 Square Enix
08. 08. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 5,945 109,640 PS4 Konami
12. 09. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 5,910 1,117,445 Switch Nintendo
09. 10. Conan Exiles 5,822 74,579 PS4 Spike Chunsoft
New 11. Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country 5,697 New Switch Nintendo
New 12. F1 2018 5,517 New PS4 Ubisoft
New 13. Atelier Arland Series Deluxe Pack Premium Box 5,341 New PS4 Koei Tecmo
05. 14. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit 5,266 16,926 Switch Nintendo
11. 15. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! 5,103 200,542 Switch Bandai Namco
13. 16. Mario Tennis Aces 4,892 348,492 Switch Nintendo
13. 17. Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 4,467 1,729,450 Switch Pokémon Company
19. 18. Super Mario Odyssey 3,971 1,817,116 Switch Nintendo
18. 19. Kirby: Star Allies 3,732 618,914 Switch Nintendo
New 20. Steins;Gate Elite 3,704 New PSV 5pb.

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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