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

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

    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)

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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:

    LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSysPublisher
    New01.Gravity Rush 274,361NewPS4SIE
    New02.Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World39,555New3DSNintendo
    New03.Valkyria Revolution38,197NewPS4Sega
    01.04.Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue22,758160,555PS4Square Enix
    04.05.Pokémon Sun & Moon21,0363,092,2773DSPokémon Company
    06.06.Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki20,831629,2293DSLevel-5
    New07.Valkyria: Azure Revolution18,219NewPSVSega
    02.08.Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony15,94392,110PSVSpike Chunsoft
    05.09.Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS14,285928,9693DSNintendo
    07.10.Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!!8,638269,7273DSNintendo
    03.11.Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony7,95547,961PS4Spike Chunsoft
    08.12.Grand Theft Auto V7,456252,874PS4TakeTwo
    10.13.Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition6,8241,090,208PSVSIE
    09.14.Final Fantasy XV5,859923,632PS4Square Enix
    13.15.Animal Crossing: New Leaf –Welcome amiibo5,033112,7973DSNintendo
    12.16.Miitopia4,775156,9473DSNintendo
    New17.Hana Oboro: Sengoku-den Ranki4,552NewPSVIdea Factory
    16.18.Minecraft: Wii U Edition3,732279,485Wii UMicrosoft Japan
    18.19.Battlefield 13,432252,485PS4EA
    17.20.Watch Dogs 23,037105,648PS4Ubisoft

    Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

    Sato
    Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera. Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards.




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