Nioh Debuts In Japanese Sales Chart

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Nioh is a video game developed by Team Ninja for PS4. It has only been in the market for a weeks and is already making lots of money. The PS4 exclusive has already sold out copies that are greater than 75,000 in number in Japan. Which is still not that impressive for a game of Nioh’s stature. But this was expected as the game was primarily designed for a western audience despite having a Japanese backdrop for the story.

The action role-playing game, however, did came second on the software chart against Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional for 3DS which sold around 122,000 copies. In utter juxtaposition, another action role-playing game sold more than 152,000 copies in the first week it had in Japan, and it was none other than BloodBorne.

As per a tweet earlier during this week, Team Ninja unveiled that Nioh is sold out across the nation and are going to ship out more inventory. Meanwhile, there is also a 10% discount on the digital version of the game.

Moving onto hardware, all the PS platform was down every week, however, PS4 mastered to come at the top by selling around 22,300 units.

As per Media Create, here are the 20 best-selling retail games from the 6th of February to the 12th.

  1. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional (3DS) – 122,051
  2. Nioh (PS4) – 75,477
  3. Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4) – 42,508
  4. Resident Evil 7: biohazard (Grotesque Ver. included) (PS4) – 22,338 (262,309)
  5. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 16,477 (3,148,928)
  6. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (3DS) – 9,495 (79,976)
  7. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 9,367 (962,071)
  8. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 8,583 (662,339)
  9. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 5,686 (271,628)
  10. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 4,578 (1,106,077)
  11. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo (3DS) – 4,362 (126,559)
  12. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV) – 4,178 (112,653)
  13. Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) – 3,953 (102,630)
  14. Final Fantasy XV (Limited and Bundled Editions Included) (PS4) – 3,755 (936,304)
  15. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon! (3DS) – 3,732 (283,832)
  16. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue (PS4) – 3,3166 (181,216)
  17. Miitopia (3DS) – 3,087 (168,166)
  18. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto (PS4) – 2,841 (12,045)
  19. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 2,796 (288,878)
  20. Battlefield 1 (PS4) – 2,527 (261,179)

Furhtermore, here are the list of systems along with the number of units they sold during the week:

  1. PlayStation 4 – 22,282 (28,870)
  2. New 3DS LL – 19,126 (18,891)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 8,479 (9,626)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 6,693 (9,508)
  5. 2DS – 5,226 (5,593)
  6. New 3DS – 1,435 (1,617)
  7. Wii U – 543 (778)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 473 (548)
  9. Xbox One – 112 (111)

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