BlazBlue 3DS Sold 6k, Super Street Fighter IV 3D Ships 1 Million Globally


It’s Friday, and that means Japanese sales tracker, Media-Create, have more pearls of wisdom to share with us number-loving folks. Here are some of tidbits pertaining to this week’s sales chart:


  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional debuted at 163,008 units in its first week. Media-Create point out that this makes it the game with the highest first-week sales on Nintendo DS in 2011.


  • Next in line behind Joker 2 Professional for best 2011 Nintendo DS debut is Ace Attorney Investigations 2, which sold 132,000 units in its week 1.


  • BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II for 3DS ranked #22. Media-Create say the 3DS version of the game sold 6,000 copies in its first week.


  • Disgaea 4 was at #43, while ClaDun 2 was at #47. Last night, ClaDun 2 developer, System Prisma, said that the game crossed the break-even point and is profitable.


  • Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition has disappeared off the top-50 chart, but Capcom Japan recently revealed that they have shipped 1 million copies of the game worldwide.
Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.