This Week In Sales: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax And Toukiden Extreme

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    Period: The week of August 25th – August 31st (2014)

    Top-seller: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3) – 89,486

    Nintendo 3DS sales: 6,914 | Total sales: 9,582,949

    Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 30,111 | Total sales: 6,506,337

    PlayStation Vita sales: 19,578 | Total sales: 3,077,326

    Vita TV sales: 1,156 | 135726

    Wii U sales: 8,584 | Total sales: 1,907,480

    PlayStation 4 sales: 6,502 | 678,185

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    Last week saw a fair number of new releases in Japan, although once again, most of them failed to sell significant numbers in their first week. Claiming the #1 was Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, with 89,468 copies sold on PlayStation 3. This is a follow-up to Persona 4 Arena with additional characters and features.

     

    Following it at #2 was Toukiden Extreme, an updated version of Toukiden. This game sold 79,384 copies on Vita and the PSP version charted further down at the #9 spot, selling another 11,026 copies.

     

    Also released last week were Neptunia U for Vita and Medabots 8 for the 3DS. Both games sold a little under 35,000 copies.

     

    The top-20 software sales chart for last week is as follows:

     

    LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
    New01.Persona 4 Arena Ultimax89,468NewPS3Atlus
    New02.Toukiden Extreme79,384NewPSVKoei Tecmo
    01.03.Yo-kai Watch 2: Head/Founder68,7622,358,7453DSLevel 5
    New04.Love Live! School Idol Paradise Vol.1 / Vol. 2/ Vol. 359,710NewPSVKadokawa
    New05.Ultra Dimension Action Neptunia U34,980NewPSVCompile Heart
    New06.Medabots 8: Kabuto / Kuwagata33,326New3DSRocket Company
    New07.Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Masou Kishin F – Coffin of the End28,807NewPS3Bandai Namco
    08.08.Mario Kart 811,148650,858WiiUNintendo
    New09.Toukiden Extreme11,026NewPSPKoei Tecmo
    03.10.Bullet Girls10,03039,720PSVD3 Publisher
    07.11.Yoshi’s New Island9,968167,0613DSNintendo
    02.12.The Last of Us Remastered8,78239,368PS4Sony
    09.13.Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 28,361128,0503DSBandai Namco
    06.14.Hyrule Warriors7,64891,880WiiUKoei Tecmo
    12.15.Yo-kai Watch6,9121,259,1443DSLevel 5
    11.16.Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu’s Great Space-Time Adventure6,653152,6203DSBandai Namco
    05.17.Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition6,48622,301PS3Square Enix
    04.18.Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition6,13123,962PS4Square Enix
    New19.Sacred 35,083NewPS3Spike Chunsoft
    New20.Kiss Bell4,530NewPSVTGL

     

    Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. 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.

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