The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Beats FIFA 18 to Top of PS4 Downloads Chart in Japan

Falcom's The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III manages to top the digital PS4 sales charts in Japan, beating Electronic Arts' FIFA 18.

Sony Interactive Entertainment released its weekly PS4 downloads chart for the Japanese PlayStation Store, and it comes with some interesting debuts.

You can check out the top-twenty chart for the seven days between September 25th and October 5th below.

  1. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III
  2. FIFA 18
  3. Final Fantasy IX
  4. Assassin’s Creed Freedom Cry
  5. Titanfall 2
  6. NieR: Automata
  7. Patapon
  8. Dragon Quest III
  9. Destiny 2
  10. Battlefield 4 Premium Edition
  11. Undertale
  12. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  13. Earth Defense Force 4.1: Shadow of New Despair
  14. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
  15. Dishonored 2
  16. Ruiner
  17. Dragon Quest II
  18. Horizon Zero Dawn
  19. Dragon Quest X: All in One Package
  20. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

Like at retailThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III beat FIFA 18 to the top spot. You may say “duh, it’s a JRPG, of course it beat a western football game,” but quite a few installments of the FIFA series have been very popular in Japan, so it wasn’t that obvious.

Final Fantasy IX holds strong in third place, after a debut week at the top. Interestingly Titanfall 2 also overtook Destiny 2, and NieR: Automata keeps on trucking.

While Dragon Qiest XI is gone from the top-twenty for the second week in a row, older iteration of the series still hold, including Dragon Quest X: All in One Package, which pokes back into the list after a brief absence.


Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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