This Week In Sales: Gravity Rush 2 Jumps In, Valkyria Revolution Battles From Behind

Period: The week of January 16th – January 22nd (2017)

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Top-seller: Gravity Rush 2 – 74,361 (PS4)

Nintendo 2DS – 6,203 (Last week 9,243)

New Nintendo 3DS sales: 1,625 (2,091)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 18,229 (23,212)

Wii U sales: 794 (1,169)

PlayStation 4 sales: 26,243 (39,116)

PlayStation 4 Pro: 7,133 (7,887)

PlayStation 3 sales: 556 (701)

PlayStation Vita sales: 11,521 (13,816)

Xbox One sales: 35 (75)

<< Last week’s software sales chart

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Last week in Japan, a couple anticipated titles in Gravity Rush 2 and Valkyria Revolution released, as well as Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World on 3DS, and PSV visual novel, Hana Oboro: Sengoku-den Ranki. Here’s the latest from Japanese sales tracker, Media Create, with a look at software and hardware sales from the week of January 9 through January 15, 2017.TK


At #1 is Gravity Rush 2 with 74,361 copies sold in its debut for PS4, making it the highest-selling Gravity Rush title in its first week with the original Gravity Rush selling 43,462 copies in its debut on PS Vita and Gravity Rush Remastered selling 25,004 copies on PS4.


Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World debuted at #2 with 39,555 copies sold on 3DS, a modest start but also topped the debut of the original Yoshi’s Woolly World on Wii U, which sold 31,158 units in its 2015 debut.


Next, we have Valkyria Revolution at #3 on PS4 with 38,197 copies sold and at #7 on PS Vita with 18,219 units for a total of 56,416 copies sold between the two versions. These are overall better numbers than the previous title from February of last year in Valkyria Chronicles Remastered that sold 24,156 copies on PS4 for its debut, but it’s still a major drop as far as it being a main title from the series. Valkyria Chronicles 3 sold 102,779 copies on the PSP alone back in 2011.


And finally, we have Idea Factory’s latest from their otome label, Otomate, with Hana Oboro: Sengoku-den Ranki, which opened at #17 with 4,522 copies sold on PS Vita. Hardware sales are continuing to drop in numbers, but without any “console sellers” in the horizon and a new platform with the Nintendo Switch around the corner, we probably won’t see any major increases in hardware sales for a little while.


The top-20 chart for the week was as follows:

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys Publisher
New 01. Gravity Rush 2 74,361 New PS4 SIE
New 02. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World 39,555 New 3DS Nintendo
New 03. Valkyria Revolution 38,197 New PS4 Sega
01. 04. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue 22,758 160,555 PS4 Square Enix
04. 05. Pokémon Sun & Moon 21,036 3,092,277 3DS Pokémon Company
06. 06. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki 20,831 629,229 3DS Level-5
New 07. Valkyria: Azure Revolution 18,219 New PSV Sega
02. 08. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony 15,943 92,110 PSV Spike Chunsoft
05. 09. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS 14,285 928,969 3DS Nintendo
07. 10. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! 8,638 269,727 3DS Nintendo
03. 11. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony 7,955 47,961 PS4 Spike Chunsoft
08. 12. Grand Theft Auto V 7,456 252,874 PS4 TakeTwo
10. 13. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition 6,824 1,090,208 PSV SIE
09. 14. Final Fantasy XV 5,859 923,632 PS4 Square Enix
13. 15. Animal Crossing: New Leaf –Welcome amiibo 5,033 112,797 3DS Nintendo
12. 16. Miitopia 4,775 156,947 3DS Nintendo
New 17. Hana Oboro: Sengoku-den Ranki 4,552 New PSV Idea Factory
16. 18. Minecraft: Wii U Edition 3,732 279,485 Wii U Microsoft Japan
18. 19. Battlefield 1 3,432 252,485 PS4 EA
17. 20. Watch Dogs 2 3,037 105,648 PS4 Ubisoft

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

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