Nier Automata Has Sold 188,547 Copies With A 90% Sellthrough Rate In First Week In Japan

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Nier Automata is an upcoming action role-playing game which has been developed by PlatinumGames. Though the game has had its release in Japan on 23rd February  western audiences will have to wait till March 7 to get their hands on this highly anticipated title.

Nier Automata has been getting stellar reviews , and it seems like it is going to be yet another PS4 exclusive which will be a phenomenal success(atleast all signs point towards it being so). In its first week in Japan Neir Automata has sold more than 188,547 copies with a 90% sell-through rate in the first week. In simpler terms this means that the game had sold about 90% of the quoted sales figure in its first week of release. It is also the top ranked game in terms of sales in the Japanese charts currently.




Here is the chart which shows the Top 20 games from February 20 to 26

1 PS4 NieR Automata (Nier automata) square Enix 17/02/23 188, 547 188, 547
2 PS4 Super Robot Taisen V BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment 17/02/23 98, 400 98, 400
3 Vita Super Robot Taisen V BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment 17/02/23 81, 156 81, 156
Four 2 PS4 Nio KOEI TECMO GAMES 17/02/09 18,016 119, 206
Five 1 PS4 FOR HONOR (FOUNDER) Ubisoft 17/02/16 15, 174 55, 721
6 PS4 Witch and Hundred Cavalry 2 Nippon Ichi Software 17/02/23 14,394 14,394
7 Vita Harukanaru Tokinonakade 3 Ultimate KOEI TECMO GAMES 17/02/23 14, 157 14, 157
8 3 3DS Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 Professional square Enix 17/02/09 13,895 155, 220
9 6 3DS Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 16/12/01 7, 361 993, 221
Ten 7 3DS Yo-kai watch 3 Sukiyaki Level 5 16/12/15 6,550 695, 376
11 11 3DS Pocket monsters Pokémon 16/11/18 6,444 1,656,204
12 Ten 3DS Pocket monster moon Pokémon 16/11/18 6,239 1,518,527
13 9 3DS With Pochi! Yoshi wool world Nintendo 17/01/19 6,028 90, 521
14 PS4 Assassin’s Creed Ezio Collection Ubisoft 17/02/23 5,200 5,200
15 Five PS4 Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Capcom 17/01/26 4,969 309, 209
16 15 PS4 Grand · Theft Auto V Rockstar · Games 15/10/08 4,761 229,478
17 18 PS4 Final Fantasy XV square Enix 16/11/29 3, 706 932, 470
18 16 3DS Animal Crossing Aniibo + Nintendo 16/11/23 3,406 128, 134
19 17 Vita Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition SIE 15/03/19 3,383 1,057,294
20 8 PS4 Sankokushi 13 with Power Up Kit KOEI TECMO GAMES 17/02/16 2,825 10,747

As you can see another Ps4 exclusive Nioh is at the fourth spot.Hence it can be said that Nier Automata is doing quite well in the Far East.




Source: Dengeki