Monster Hunter World Dominates PS4 Digital Sales in Japan for Third Week; Dragon's Crown Disappoints

Monster Hunter World keeps at the top of the PS4 digital ranking in Japan, while Shadow of the Colossus and Dragon's Crown Pro have disappointing debuts.

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FallenAngel1984244d ago

Fumito Ueda’s & George Kamitani’s games aren’t known to be huge sellers, they’re just really well known.

Abriael244d ago (Edited 244d ago )

Dragon's Crown sold fairly well when it launched (almost 200,000 copies, and it nearly sold out). The problem here is IMHO that the Pro version really doesn't add much besides more pixels, and the PS3 and PS Vita versions got updated with all the (few) new tweaks.

Unless you really care about resolution, there's no reason to buy the new one.

deadfrag244d ago

When did Dragon Crown PS3 got updated to match this new version.And regarding PS3 resolution the game runs at 1080p 60fps on the PS3 right?

Abriael244d ago (Edited 244d ago )

@deadfrag: same day as release of DCP in Japan. Not sure if it happened in the west too. I didn't check, but if it didn't yet, it'll most probably happen when DCP launches here.

Of course, the update doesn't include the new resolution.

SuperSonic91243d ago

Dragons Crown sold 1.5 to 2 million copies bro.
SOTC on PS2 sold around the same numbers
So its all good.
But these are upgraded versions so ...

FallenAngel1984242d ago

@ Abriael & Super

I didn’t say all games under those directors sold poorly, only that they aren’t always known to direct huge sellers.

TomatoDragon243d ago

It’s hard to go up against the MH giant. Plus, DC and SotC have been released already. As awesome as they are, MH is king right now.

SuperSonic91243d ago

Your comment pretty much sums it up. Thanks.

TheColbertinator243d ago

MH is a Japanese titan. No real challengers to it apart from Pokemon or DQ

Mr Marvel242d ago

Dragon’s Crown and SotC are remakes/re-releases, so their sales can be very hard to predict. Also releasing near such a huge title like MHW doesn’t help matters.
That said, I’ll be buying Dragon’s Crown day 1 when it releases here in Australia as it’s my favourite Vita game and one of my favourite PS3 games.
I just hope there’s a separate trophy list as I have the Platinum for the PS3/PSV.

DivineAssault 242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

This game is great.. Already have around 115 hours in and havent even completed the main story line.. Ive been playing with a lot of people from japan picking up their techniques along the way.. Im sure this game is going to sell like crazy out there.. Hopefully in the west it keeps up the momentum too so we can see sequels.. The franchise has been gone from playstation for too long.. It needed to be made with modern console power