Dengeki Japanese Sales: Week 18, 2015 (Apr 27 - May 03)

Nintendo’s Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition for 3DS was the top selling software in Japan last week. The 3DS game launched at 178,000 debut sales.

Xenoblade Chronicles X for Wii U opened its first week at 86,000 sales, according to this week’s Dengeki sales figures.

01./00. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition - 178.525 / NEW
02./00. [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Inishie no Ryuu no Denshou Online - 89.513 / NEW
03./00. [WIU] Xenoblade Chronicles X - 86.119 / NEW
04./00. [WII] Dragon Quest X: Inishie no Ryuu no Denshou Online - 79.888 / NEW
05./03. [3DS] Style Savvy 3: Kira Kira Code - 24.094 / 109.456 (-8%)

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OtakuDJK1NG-Rory1314d ago

As I expected 80k for Xenoblade Chronicles X. It could be a 1m seller by end of the year. Depending on the legs it has worldwide.

wonderfulmonkeyman1314d ago (Edited 1314d ago )

It's got my money.
I'm hoping many others will buy a cheap used or refurbished Wii U for it, too.
It's definitely one of those kinds of games you use as your "first game with more to come" purchase, and it deserves high sales from more than just Nintendo fans.
IMO, it deserves attention from JRPG lovers in general, regardless of console loyalties.

But I digress: It's only about 3k behind Dragon Quest in physical.
And Dragon Quest is a much more well kown and popular IP, whereas Xenoblade X is basically a whole new game that isn't near as popular.
And neither Xeno nor DQ are casual games, like P&D, meaning they're a harder sell.

Being that close despite the difference in popularity bodes well for Xenoblade, and we don't yet have confirmed digital numbers.
With it being the #1 game on the Eshop practically since release, it's the digital sales I wanna see most.

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