Gravity Rush 2 and PS4 Top Japanese Sales This Week According to Media Create

on January 25, 2017 8:41 AM

You know what today is folks? Wednesday, that’s right. Which can only mean one thing: Media Create has dished out its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. For the week starting January 16th, 2017 through January 22nd, there is one familiar face atop the hardware chart: the PS4. And a new face atop the software charts: SIE Japan Studio and Project Siren’s Gravity Rush 2.

Here’s the full software chart:

Important to note: Media Create counts only retail sales, meaning digital sales are not included.

1. Gravity Rush 2 – PS4 — 74,361 / NEW
2. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – 3DS — 39,555 / NEW
3. Valkyrie Revolution –  PS4 — 38,197 / NEW
4. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 – PS4 — 22.758 / 160,555
5. Pokémon Sun/Moon – 3DS — 21,036 / 3,092,2776
6. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 3DS — 20,831 / 629,229
7. Valkyrie Revolution – PSV — 18,219 / NEW
8. New Danganronpa V3 – PSV — 15,943 / 92,110
9. Super Mario Maker for 3DS – 3DS — 14,285 / 928,969
10. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! – 3DS — 8,638 / 269,727
11. New Danganronpa V3 – PS4 — 7,955 / 47,961
12. Grand Theft Auto V — PS4 – 7,456 / 252,874
13. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition – PSV — 6,824 / 1,090,208
14. Final Fantasy XV – PS4 —  5,859 / 923,632
15. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 3DS —  5,033 / 112,797
16. Miitopia – 3DS — 4,775 / 156,947
17. Hana Oboro: Sengoku Denranki – PSV — 4,522 / NEW
18. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Wii U — 3,732 / 279,716
19. Battlefield 1 – PS4 — 3,432 / 252,485
20. Watch Dogs 2 – PS4 —  3,037 / 105,648

And now for the hardware charts *drumroll*:

  1. PS4 – 26,243
  2. New 3DS LL – 18,229
  3. Vita – 11,521
  4. PS4 Pro – 7,133
  5. 2DS – 6,203
  6. New 3DS – 1,625
  7. Wii U – 794
  8. PS3 – 557
  9. Xbox One – 35

After not the best performance in the UK sales charts, it’s good to see Gravity Rush 2 atop the software charts for the Japanese market, by considerably margin.

As for hardware, PS4 almost always win, so it’s no surprise it has done just that once again.

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