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This Week In Sales: Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis Delivers With A Rider Kick

Period: The week of February 22nd – February 28th (2016)

Top-seller: Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis(PS4) – 33,195

Nintendo 3DS sales: 2,694

Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 550

New Nintendo 3DS sales: 4,944

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 17,257

PlayStation Vita sales: 17,368

Wii U sales: 5,392

PlayStation 4 sales: 26,502

Xbox One sales: 60

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Last week, Japan had a few new releases with Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis, Mega Man Legacy Collection, TV Anime [email protected]: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 9, Ao no Kanatra no Four Rhythm, and Hero Death. Media Create provides us with the latest sales data of video game software and hardware sales from the week of February 22 through February 28, 2016.

 

The top-selling software of the week goes to Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis, which took #01, #03, and #04 of this week’s chart after having sold 33,195 for PS4, 22,303 for PS Vita, and 22,280 on PS3 for a total of 77,778 copies across all three platforms.

 

This would be its third installment from the series, and here’s how it stacks against the previous two:

 

  • (2013) Kamen Rider: Battride War—128,659 [PS3]

 

  • (2014) Kamen Rider: Battride War II—69,585 [62,649 PS3/6,936 Wii U]

 

As you can see, the latest title from the series in Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis didn’t perform nearly as well as the first one, but it managed to do better than its predecessor with numbers even higher than Bandai Namco’s Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4’s from a couple weeks ago.

 

Other new releases include Mega Man Legacy Collection’s Japanese release, which saw 23,942 copies sold on its debut week to place it at #02. TV Anime [email protected]: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 9 made its debut with 12,792 copies sold, followed by Ao no Kanatra no Four Rhythm at #11. Hero Death released as well, but it only managed to get the #17 spot with 7,018, so I’m sure Nippon Ichi was hoping to see it do a little better than that, even for a remake of a mobile game.

 

Looking at the list, it’s always interesting to see Splatoon, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, and Monster Hunter X manage to stay on the top-20 week after week while other titles eventually make their way out of it after several weeks. Yo-kai Watch Busters, too, but it looks like it’s in danger of finally dropping out of the charts.

 

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

LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
New01.Kamen Rider: Battride war Genesis33,195NewPS4Bandai Namco
New02.Mega Man Legacy Collection23,942New3DSCapcom
New03.Kamen Rider: Battride war Genesis22,303NewPSVBandai Namco
New04.Kamen Rider: Battride war Genesis22,280NewPS3Bandai Namco
02.05.Attack on Titan22,17884,290PSVBandai Namco
05.06.Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games22,03263,7683DSNintendo
01.07.KanColle Kai21,587162,344PSVKadokawa
03.08.Attack on Titan16,80377,959PS4Koei Tecmo
New09.TV Anime [email protected]: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 912,792NewPS3Bandai Namco
04.10.Street Fighter V11,20653,196PS4Capcom
New11.Ao no Kanatra no Four Rhythm10,189NewPSVSprite
08.12.Attack on Titan10,01337,428PS3Koei Tecmo
11.13.Splatoon9,3781,270,149Wii UNintendo
12.14.Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition8,251676,254PSVSCE
10.15.Dragon Quest Builders8,008270,190PSVSquare Enix
15.16.Monster Hunter X7,3562,698,8313DSCapcom
New17.Hero Death7,018NewPSVNippon Ichi
06.18.Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna6,61940,248PS4Square Enix
09.19.Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final6,559117,3163DSAtlus
14.20.Yo-kai Watch Busters: White Dog Unit/Red Cat Troupe6,3452,217,0483DSLevel-5

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

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

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