Namco Bandai’s Latest Best Sellers Are Dark Souls And Ace Combat


    Namco Bandai have released their earnings report for the fiscal year ended March 31st, 2012, along with a glimpse at the sales figures for some of their more prominent releases. As previously reported, Dark Souls has crossed the 1 million mark in the U.S. and Europe. Counting sales in the U.S., Europe and Japan, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is a million-seller, too.


    Here’s the full list of sales figures from Namco’s report:

    Dark Souls – US/EU – 1.19 million

    Ace Combat: Assault Horizon – JP/US/EU – 1.07 million

    One Piece: Pirate Warriors – JP – 940,000

    Tales of Xillia – JP – 770,000

    Dragon Ball Ultimate Blast – JP/US/EU – 700,000

    Soulcalibur V* – JP/EU – 690,000

    Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. – JP – 570,000

    Ben10 Racing – US/EU – 460,000

    * No U.S. sales mentioned for Soulcalibur V.


    For the ongoing fiscal year, Namco Bandai intend to publish 27 titles across the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, 32 on the PSP, 15 on the Nintendo 3DS, and 10 on the Nintendo DS. A category for “Other” platforms includes 6 titles as well.

    Ishaan Sahdev
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