Marvel’s Spider-Man Affected by Shortages in Japan; PS4 Pro Limited Edition Sold 4,000 Units

Marve's Spider-Man sold 96.17% of the total initial shipment. and Media Create believes that many purchased it digital due to shortages.

on September 14, 2018 12:04 PM

Following Wednesday’s Media Create charts, today the firm released its weekly analysis, going more in-depth into the impressive local performance of Marvel’s Spider-Man.

We learn that the game was almost sold out, selling 96.17% of the total initial shipment. Media Create estimates that a considerable number of purchasers resorted to buying the digital download version of the game on the PlayStation Store, because there were shortages at retailers.

While games with Spider-Man as a protagonist have been released in Japan before, Media Create believes that Insomniac Games’ title had the strongest launch among them all.

In addition, it significantly affected sales of PS4 Pro Pro, as the limited edition bundle sold through to customers 4,000 units on its own.

We recently heard that the game has done really well in the U.K. as well.

If you want to learn more about the game, you should read my recent review, my personal twenty tips for combat, traversal, and more, and my article on photo mode.

You may also want to check out our panorama screenshots of the game’s rendition of New York Citythe launch trailer and the reveal of the first DLC suit, and news about the new game plus.

Marvel’s Spider-man is available right now exclusively for PS4. You can purchase it on Amazon.


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