Portal Knights Tops Weekly PS4 Download Chart on Japanese PlayStation Store

Japanese PS4 fans were keen on purchasing the digital version of Portal Knights last week.

Keen Games’ Portal Knights was released in the west back in May for PS4, Xbox One and PC, but Japanese gamers got their hands on it just on June 29th, thanks to a digital release backed by local publisher Spike Chunsoft. Apparently, the game found quite the eager audience on the PlayStation store of the archipelago of the rising sun.

Below, you can check out the latest weekly ranking. As a reminder, digital downloads are not included in retail rankings like those provided by Media Create.

  1. Portal Knights
  2. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
  3. Final Fantasy XIV: Complete Pack
  4. Summer Lessons: Alison Snow Garden of Seven Days
  5. Battlefield 4: Premium Edition
  6. Battlefield Hardline
  7. God Wars: Future Past
  8. Diablo III: Eternal Collection
  9. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Viewing Revolution
  10. Kitchen
  11. PlayStation VR Worlds
  12. Farpoint
  13. LocoRoco Remastered
  14. Summer Lesson: Hikari Miyamoto Seven Days Room
  15. Rez Infinite
  16. Driveclub VR
  17. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  18. Final Fantasy VII
  19. Tales of Berseria
  20. NieR: Automata

While Portal Knights is at the top, Minecraft proves as popular as ever, pushing past both Final Fantasy XIV and the new Summer Lesson game featuring the American waifu Alison Snow, which were respectively first and second last week.

Kadokawa Games’ God Wars: Future Past has a fairly strong performance for a niche game, and even managed to beat Diablo III. VR titles were also quite strong in general, with a return to the chart of Alison Snow’s predecessor Hikari Miyamoto, PlayStation VR Worlds, Farpoint and more.

If you want to see why Japanese gamers may have appreciated Portal Knights, you can check out its launch trailer.

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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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