Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Tops PS4 Downloads in Sony's Japanese PlayStation Store Rankings

Nihon Falcom's newest JRPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana dominates Sony's digital marketplace in Japan, delivering a 1-2 punch after topping the Media Create charts as well.

Sony Interactive Entertainment released its weekly sales rankings for the Japanese PlayStation Store and Nihon Falcom’s PS4 release of its latest JRPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is at the top.

Check out the full ranking below:

  1. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
  2. Salt and Sanctuary
  3. Final Fantasy XIV 
  4. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2
  5. Minecraft PlayStation 4 Edition
  6. The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Extended Edition
  7. Little Nightmares
  8. Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition
  9. Hyper Light Drifter
  10. How to Survive 2
  11. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016
  12. Lethal League
  13. FIFA 17
  14. Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics
  15. Prey
  16. Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance
  17. Fushigi no Gensokyo TOD Reloaded
  18. Resident Evil 6
  19. NieR: Automata
  20. Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana launched for PS4 after the PS Vita release a few months ago, adding 1080p resolution (or 4K on PS4 pro), 60 FPS, and quite a few new features.

It also topped the Media Create sales charts for physical releases at debut with 27,741 copies sold, and this means that he did quite well in the digital marketplace as well. Media Create itself shared its weekly analysis judging the launch of the game a “smooth start.”

Nihon Falcom’s new JRPG will launch on PS4, PS Vita, and PC on September 12th in North America and September 15th in Europe marking a publisher change for the series from XSEED Games to NIS America.

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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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