This Week In Sales: Dead or Alive Or Left Alive

By Sato . March 10, 2019 . 9:00am

Period: The week of February 25 – March 3 (2019)

Top-seller: Dead or Alive 6 – 26,442 (PS4)

Nintendo Switch sales: 68,666 (Last week – 53,270)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 116 (113)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 6,202 (3,388)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 1,203 (1,052)

PlayStation 4 sales: 11,871 (10,632)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 7,986 (6,956)

PlayStation Vita sales: 3,287 (3,600)

Xbox One sales: 67 (21)

Xbox One X sales: 51 (51)

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Last week in Japan, we saw a number of notable releases with Dead or Alive 6, Left Alive, Zoids Wild: King of Blast, and Darius Cozmic Collection. Japanese sales tracker Media Create shared the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of February 25 to March 3, 2019.

 

The top-selling title of the week is Dead or Alive 6 with 26,442 units sold for the PlayStation 4 in its debut. That’s quite a drop from Dead or Alive 5, which sold 66,586 units on PS3 and 14,811 on the Xbox 360 to combine for 81,397 units back in September 2012.

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate climbed its way back up to #2 with 25,617 units sold for Switch to pass New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe which charted at #3 with 24,436 units sold on Switch. The previous week’s top-seller Anthem came in #4 with 20,368 units sold on PS4.

 

The next new entry of the week is Square Enix’s survival action game Left Alive with 17,622 units sold in its debut to chart at #5. Zoids Wild: King of Blast debuted at #9 with 10,030 units sold on Switch, and Darius Cozmic Collection wasn’t far behind at #11 with 9,495 units sold for Nintendo Switch. Lastly, Doraemon: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki charted at #19 with 3,370 units sold on Switch.

 

In hardware sales, the PlayStation 4 sold 11,871 units plus an extra 7,986 units from PS4 Pros to combine for 19,857 units. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of the week with 68,666 units sold to make up about 69.1% of all hardware sales in the week. Going by Media Create’s numbers, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 7,567,036 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. Dead or Alive 6 26,442 New PS4 Koei Tecmo
03. 02. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 25,617 2,909,033 Switch Nintendo
02. 03. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 24,436 479,443 Switch Nintendo
01. 04. Anthem 20,368 98,306 PS4 EA
New 05. Left Alive 17,622 New PS4 Square Enix
08. 06. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! 12,864 1,514,711 Switch Pokémon Company
09. 07. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 12,369 2,154,698 Switch Nintendo
06. 08. Kingdom Hearts III 10,983 781,051 PS4 Square Enix
New 09. Zoids Wild: King of Blast 10,030 New Switch Takara Tomy
09. 10. Super Mario Party 9,900 1,037,559 Switch Nintendo
New 11. Darius Cozmic Collection 9,495 New Switch Taito
15. 12. Splatoon 2 8,986 2,947,577 Switch Nintendo
05. 13. Jump Force 8,655 103,020 PS4 Bandai Namco
11. 14. Minecraft 8,638 624,521 Switch Nintendo
12. 15. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 7,694 1,307,507 Switch Nintendo
04. 16. NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition 6,625 27,950 PS4 Square Enix
07. 17. Far Cry: New Dawn 6,000 44,668 PS4 Ubisoft
16. 18. Resident Evil 2 4,505 348,778 PS4 Capcom
New 19. Doraemon: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki 3,370 New Switch FuRyu
14. 20. Catherine: Full Body 3,000 61,855 PS4 Atlus

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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