This Week In Sales: Debuts For Trails of Cold Steel IV, Warriors Orochi 4, And TWEWY: Final Remix

By Sato . October 3, 2018 . 2:00pm

Period: The week of September 24 – September 30 (2018)

Top-seller: Warriors Orochi 4 – 100,831 (PlayStation 4)

Nintendo Switch sales: 42,957 (Last week – 37,733)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 310 (407)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 5,218 (4,563)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 1,978 (2,130)

PlayStation 4 sales: 15,322 (11,661)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 5,084 (4,332)

PlayStation Vita sales: 2,675 (2,718)

Xbox One sales: 23 (28)

Xbox One X sales: 52 (75)

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Last week, Japan had a big week full of major releases including The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, Warriors Orochi 4, Utawarerumono: Zan, The World Ends With You: Final Remix, and more. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of September 24 to September 30, 2018.

 

The top-selling title of the week was Warriors Orochi 4 at #1 with 100,831 units sold for PS4 and also at #4 with 23,660 units sold for  Switch to combine for 124,491 units, topping last major Musou release Dynasty Warriors 9 that sold 117,495 units in its debut.

 

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV –The End of Saga- released in #2 with 85,161 units sold on PS4 for its debut. Below is a look at how it compares with the debuts of the previous entries in the series:

  • (2013) Trails of Cold Steel – 149,340 [PSV – 81,622|PS3 – 67,718]
  • (2014) Trails of Cold Steel II – 151,781 [PSV – 86,283|PS3 – 65,498]
  • (2017) Trails of Cold Steel III – 87,261 [PS4]

 

As far as other new entries go, FIFA 19 on PS4 followed at #3 with 57,772 units sold and again at #8 with 16,200 units sold for Nintendo Switch to combine for 73,972 units. This top’s last year’s FIFA 18 which sold 69,973 between PS4 and Switch. Dragon Ball FighterZ for Switch launched at #5 with 23,202 units sold. Utawarerumono Zan debuted with 21,316 units to chart at #7. The World Ends With You: Final Remix at #9 with 14,216 units sold for Switch, and Valkyria Chronicles 4’s Switch version made its debut of 5,596 units for #14.

 

In hardware sales, the PS4 sold 15,322 units plus an additional 5,084 for PS4 Pro models to total 20,406 units sold in the week. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 42,957 units sold, making up 58.4% of all hardware sales of the week. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch has passed the five million milestone and is currently at 5,055,119 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
New 01. Warriors Orochi 4 100,831 New PS4 Koei Tecmo
New 02. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV 85,161 New PS4 Falcom
New 03. FIFA 19 57,772 New PS4 EA
New 04. Warriors Orochi 4 23,660 New Switch Koei Tecmo
New 05. Dragon Ball FighterZ 23,202 New Switch Bandai Namco
01 06. Marvel’s Spider-Man 22,751 266,802 PS4 SIE
New 07. Utawarerumono Zan 21,316 New PS4 Aquaplus
New 08. FIFA 19 16,200 New Switch EA
New 09. The World Ends With You: Final Remix 14,216 New Switch Square Enix
03. 10. Minecraft 13,483 304,544 Switch Nintendo
05. 11. Splatoon 2 13,059 2,644,596 Switch Nintendo
06. 12. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10,561 1,778,713 Switch Nintendo
09. 13. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 5,756 1,123,201 Switch Nintendo
New 14. Valkyria Chronicles 4 5,596 New Switch Sega
08. 15. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 5,137 114,777 PS4 Konami
15. 16. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! 4,813 205,355 Switch Bandai Namco
17. 17. Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 4,785 1,734,235 3DS Pokémon Company
16. 18. Mario Tennis Aces 4,579 353,070 Switch Nintendo
14. 19. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit 4,306 21,231 Switch Nintendo
18. 20. Super Mario Odyssey 4,220 1,821,336 Switch Nintendo

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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