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  • Final Fantasy Type-0 Sells Nearly 500K In Opening Japanese Weekend

  • Square Enix's Final Fantasy Type-0 for PSP took to the top of the Japanese weekly software sales charts last week, selling nearly half a million units in its opening week.

    For the week ended October 30, data from tracking firm Media Create, and as reported by NeoGAF, shows that the new Final Fantasy title sold a total of 472,253 units in the days following its launch.

    Kirby's Return to Dream Land from Nintendo also had a good opening week, selling a total of 136,811 units and landing itself a position at number two in the charts.

    Other new entries last week included Bandai Namco's The Idolmaster 2, Nippon Ichi's Disgaea 4: Fuuka & Desco-hen Hajime Mashita and Kadokawa's Ro-Kyu-Bu!, which took positions three, six and seven respectively.

    Down the bottom of the chart, Senritsu no Stratus entered at number nine, while Ragnarok: Hikari to Yami no Koujo took position ten and Arcana Famiglia: La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia for PSP jumped in at number 18.

    Last week's number one, Gekijouban Macross F: Sayonara no Tsubasa - Hybrid Pack, dropped down to number eight, while last week's number two, Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Impact dropped even further, down to number 15.

    The complete top 20 chart, as supplied by Media Create, is shown below.

    LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales
    NEW1Final Fantasy Type-0Square EnixPSP472,253
    NEW2Kirby's Return to Dream LandNintendoWii136,811
    NEW3The Idolmaster 2Bandai NamcoPS365,512
    44Just Dance WiiNintendoWii27,832
    35Go VacationBandai NamcoWii25,259
    NEW6Disgaea 4: Fuuka & Desco-hen Hajime MashitaNippon IchiPS319,460
    18Gekijouban Macross F: Sayonara no Tsubasa - Hybrid PackBandai NamcoPS316,741
    NEW9Senritsu no Stratus KonamiPSP15,623
    NEW10Ragnarok: Hikari to Yami no KoujoGungho OnlinePSP15,559
    511Dead IslandSpikePS3 
    712World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012KonamiPS3 
    913AKB1/48: Idol to Guam de KoishitaraBandai NamcoPSP 
    1214Wii Sports Resort with Remote PlusNintendoWii 
    215Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate ImpactBandai NamcoPSP 
    1116Rhythm Heaven: FeverNintendoWii
    617FIFA 12Electronic ArtsPS3
    NEW18Arcana Famiglia: La Storia Della Arcana FamigliaComfortPSP
    819Ace Combat: Assault HorizonBandai NamcoPS3
    1720Kirby Mass AttackNintendoDS

    By Mike Rose
    July 15, 2019 02:14:52 PM PST


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