Media Create Sales: 2/22/16 – 2/28/16
posted on 03.02.16 at 08:14 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis opens at 78,000.

Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis

Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis sold 78,000 copies across PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PlayStation 3 during its opening week, the latest Media Create sales figures reveal. The PlayStation 4 version was the highest selling.

Also new this week, Capcom’s Mega Man Legacy Collection for 3DS opened at 24,000 sales, and Nippon Ichi Software’s Hero Must Die for PS Vita at 7,000 sales.

On the hardware side, most sales dropped by a few thousand compared to last week.

Get the full charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis (Bandai Namco, 02/25/16) – 33,195 (New)
  2. [3DS] Mega Man Legacy Collection (Capcom, 02/25/16) – 23,942 (New)
  3. [PSV] Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis (Bandai Namco, 02/25/16) – 22,303 (New)
  4. [PS3] Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis (Bandai Namco, 02/25/16) – 22,280 (New)
  5. [PSV] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 22,178 (84,290)
  6. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Nintendo, 02/18/16) – 22,032 (63,768)
  7. [PSV] Kan Colle Kai (Kadokawa Games, 02/18/16) – 21,587 (162,344)
  8. [PS4] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 16,803 (77,959)
  9. [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 9 (Bandai Namco, 02/25/16) – 12,792 (New)
  10. [PS4] Street Fighter V (Capcom, 02/18/16) – 11,206 (53,196)
  11. [PSV] Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm Standard Edition (Sprite, 02/25/16) – 10,189 (New)
  12. [PS3] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 10,013 (37,428)
  13. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 9,378 (1,270,149)
  14. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 8,251 (676,254)
  15. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix, 01/28/16) – 8,008 (270,190)
  16. [3DS] Monster Hunter X (Capcom, 11/27/15) – 7,356 (2,698,831)
  17. [PSv] Hero Must Die (NIS, 02/25/16) – 7,018 (New)
  18. [PS4] Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna (Square Enix, 02/18/16) – 6,619 (40,248)
  19. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final (Atlus, 02/10/16) – 6,559 (117,316)
  20. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Level-5, 07/11/15) – 6,345 (2,217,048)

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 26,502 (29,363)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 17,368 (22,191)
  3. New 3DS LL – 17,257 (16,533)
  4. Wii U – 5,392 (3,902)
  5. New 3DS – 4,944 (4,363)
  6. 3DS – 2,694 (2,427)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 1,493 (1,665)
  8. 3DS LL – 550 (569)
  9. Xbox One – 60 (162)

Thanks, 4Gamer.net.

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  • vishmarx

    holy shit ms…stop selling them already.

    • Fighunter

      Fun fact. Raiden V, which shipped last week as an XBone exclusive… has a deadly crash bug that will always happen midplaythrough.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qdHj-m1Kc0

      • Pastmaster

        This game will be patched a lot and then release it on PS4/Vita.

        • Fighunter

          Doesn’t change the Xbox’s current situation though!

      • vishmarx

        im surprised some played enough to find out

  • Somerandomperson

    What happened to Xbox One!?!?!?

    • Renaldi Saputra

      dying

      • Jerry Hu

        Not dying, dead.

        • Renaldi Saputra

          Yeah, almost…
          Until they stop selling consoles there

    • http://bansama.com Matt C

      Zero advertising, most stores only selling them through special order, no shelf space, no games released to actually require shelf space, poorly priced “Gold” subs unless you own a 360, released several months after PS4, priced higher than the PS4… basically, the same old. MS haven’t got a clue how to market their own system outside of the US/EU.

  • Lokoline

    Sad for Hero Must Die. :(

    • Pastmaster

      A hero must die, sadly :(

    • undiew

      I kinda feel like that wasn’t the best time to release it(

  • Fighunter

    Weak week huh…

  • Renaldi Saputra

    ouch, yuusha shisu flopped :/

    and it seems good for battride war sales

    • Mk333

      Yusha Sishu demo is okay but kinda boring to me. I have no idea why they put this game on Asian PSN in a full price that never goes into discount. Is there anyone that buy Japanese games digitally?

  • MrKappa

    Looks like NIS games coming in low again. I honestly wonder how they stay in business because no matter the game, even their big gun Disgaea, they seem to chart low numbers.

    • undiew

      Yomawari sold really well for what it is, same for most of their other vita games. Those are almost indies production-wise, what numbers do you expect lol
      A shame about yuusha though, they chose a very busy month.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      well, actually yuusha shisu had low promotional things. We’re not often see more news or trailers or ads from it.

    • Some guy

      They probably don’t use much money for their games and it’s obvious that a new IP with original characters and gameplay will sell worse than yet an other musou game

    • Taiga571

      Don’t jinx them. Surely we don’t want another Imageepoch, do we? :((

    • Elvick

      That’s why I don’t really care if they port stuff to Steam, whatever keeps them in business and as long as they keep putting stuff on PlayStation I’m fine.

    • British_Otaku

      Disgaea got lower numbers with the last one because it released the same day as Sword Art Online, One Piece and Senran Kagura to name a few. The last week of March is always pretty competitive, but also has a lot of horses delaying their races.

  • Mohammed Allha

    This the year of sony in japan they can take the handhelds and consoles sales easily but hopefully Sony don’t f**k up

    • Pastmaster

      Why is it the year of Sony in Japan? We have yet to see release dates for Gravity Daze 2, The Last Guardian and New Minna no Golf.

      • Some guy

        The xbone killed itself, the Wii U killed itself, the 3DS don’t get much new games.
        But considering Sony is also killing the Vita themselves I would say it’s the year of the Portstation 4 more than anything.

      • Mohammed Allha

        Look at the sales sony is doing really good there

  • Dandylion

    Seeing DQ builders Vita already below minecraft’s numbers after just a month it’s disappointing …

    • Last Wind

      I agree, they really should add multiplayer in builders.

  • refrain

    KanColle Kai still selling? Must be the power of IOWA

  • OlimacFTW

    Another week and another bomba for Nippon Ichi.

    • British_Otaku

      What was the last one?

      • Unretributed

        – If You Thought It Was Harem Paradise, It Was Yandere Hell

        – Zillions of Enemy X

        – Guided Fate Paradox 2

        – Great Edo Blacksmith

        – Hero Must Die

        • Elvick

          Guided Fate Paradox 2 deserved to bomb with them ruining it with shitty 3D models instead of keeping with high res sprites.

          • Unretributed

            But how was the gameplay?

            • Elvick

              idk haven’t played it, only reason I got it was because the CE/LE was so cheap

        • British_Otaku

          I didn’t know the first one was NIS. I hope they’ll be okay.

          • Unretributed

            They’ll be fine.

        • moreover

          Can you even lose money on a game like Oedo Blacksmith? I seriously feel like even 5k sales could compensate most of the costs xD

          • Unretributed

            True, it looked like a browser game tbh.

  • Pastmaster

    I guess the hope for Rockman is dead in Japan. If you only sell under 25k the first week with a userbase of over 20 million users there is no way Capcom is going to continue. When I go to youtube and Nico Nico I see people streaming Dragon’s Dogma Online, Monster Hunter X, loads of Biohazard games, old DMC games and Onimusha games. I have yet to see a Rockman video and I can’t find one.

    Capcom’s future: Street Fighter 5 will be the last SF and last fighting game, Dragon’s Dogma’s growing popularity will continue, Monster Hunter is Capcom’s bread and butter, DMC will continue, Onimusha’s continuation comes to fruition, Biohazard will remain popular worldwide over MH and Capcom will look into new IPs for the Japanese market. As for western IP like Dead Rising it will continue by Capcom Vancouver.

    • British_Otaku

      Given that tons of copies of Rockman 1-6 have been sold in Japan on the eShop, I don’t think Capcom really expected massive sales from this one.

      I’ve seen folks still pushing the Megaman love on Youtube (not a Nico Nico guy), but definitely not as much as Monster Hunter X and other games perhaps as they are more recent, have online functionality to encourage consistent play and even multiplayer, but yeah.

      Your predictions aren’t bad, but SF isn’t dead yet. I hope.

      • Pastmaster

        SFIII Third Strike was a bomba. After SF5 when Bison dies there is not much to continue from here. SF5 will end it with a bang. Cinematic story for the first time in the franchise’s history.

        It has been a pretty mess for Capcom with home consoles in this gen.

        • British_Otaku

          A bomba both over a decade ago and digitally? You saying that they can’t contrive a way to keep him in the story like how Raido came back in Dead or Alive or Nash in SF5?

          I never liked this habit of non-licensed fighting games having the roster be chained by a story, so it’ll be their chance to try out a Street Fighter Tag Tournament like game.

          SFV is the only effort they have made on this generation of home consoles isn’t it? Resident Evil? Ports/Remakes. Dragon’s Dogma? Japan only so far. Devil May Cry? Ambitious rerelease for DmC and a less inspired one for DMC4. Dead Rising 3 turned out fine from what I hear.

          I feel that this generation of consoles is just beginning… Or Capcom plan to retreat to live on Monster Hunter sales yearly.

    • Luna Kazemaru

      that fanfiction

      • https://twitter.com/Kaisenex Kaisen

        Getting tired of it lol

      • PuppetMaster

        He got the talent for writing bad fanfiction.

    • DTSLanternCorps

      So long Rock :(

    • PuppetMaster

      You should write a book with title:
      “Greatest fanfiction in gaming history”

  • Taiga571

    Wow, Vita version of AoKana sells more than 10k (not including the 18+ PC version). Not bad for a VN. Guess the anime serves its purpose well. Really enjoying AoKana anime so far. By all means, it’s nothing special, yet…. charming. :)

    I know this is a pipe dream, but… it’ll be awesome if we have more VN localized for Vita. And I mean galge, not those reverse harem/otome games (looking at you, Aksys).

    • undiew

      Yeah, they don’t even try…

    • Seigi no Mikata

      If I’m not wrong, I remember AoKana is going to have an official localization on PC so maybe as for Grisaia they will eventually localize the vita version as it’s not much more work.

      • Taiga571

        Seriously? Who licenses it?

        • Seigi no Mikata

          Well, this is the website, I don’t know much information about this project, so, maybe it’t better you check this https://aokanatranslation.wordpress.com/

          • Taiga571

            Thanks!

        • moreover

          no-no, it doesn’t, those rumors ended up being a KaraKara game/translation. A small project from the AoKana writer.

    • infasis

      Hopefully PQube gets into VNs a little more. They did a great job with Steins;Gate also managing to get it out in a timely fashion with physical copies. Now they’re doing GalGun too and even releasing it physically, so they’re obviously more than happy to cater to the niche market.

    • Ris

      nah the anime doesnt do the game justice. Far from it in fact. They changed a hella lotta stuffs and skipped quite a lot of important scenes. Playing the Vita version atm and completed Mashiro’s route(best route imo) and dropped the anime because of the disappointment

      • Taiga571

        I didn’t say it’s a faithful adaptation –> I had no idea at all because I haven’t played it (and possibly will never). I only said “it served its purpose well”, as in “the anime serves well (or so I thought) as a promo of its source material, because 10,189 people (and counting) apparently are interested enough to buy the VN.”

        • Ris

          Ah I see. But still they could’ve done better. Skipping is understandable since they do have episode limitations but changing scenes is really unnecessary(they removed all mashiro x masaya moments :X). As for the game, dont just dismiss it and say that you’ll probs will never play it lol. just wait for the Eng patch on PC(took a peek at the blog and they do seemed to make progress and actually update it). I swear you won’t regret it :)

  • Yuntu

    I’m surprised Ikenie PS4 is still charted and the PSV version is not. Thought its going to be the other way around.

    • Pastmaster

      Yeah, same here. Larger userbase.

      • PorchettaMan

        Vita still has a larger userbase than PS4 in Japan.

        • Pastmaster

          That’s what I meant.

    • Last Wind
      • undiew

        Meh, jap gamers are rarely so petty that longer loading screens are enough to scare them away. They are even buying AoT.

      • Yuntu

        Could be.

  • Pastmaster

    Interesting note: PS3 was at over 2350k in the same timeframe as PS4.

    PS4 is at over 2530k. Last year DQH came out and PS4 performed 46k that week.

    • vishmarx

      funny, everyone calls ps4 a bomba in japan, i never heard the same for ps3…
      not just that , ps3 had a better lineup than ps4 in japan in its first 2 years iirc , while ps4 is gonna kill it this year. FF, persona, DQ,kh, dissidia etc

      • Seigi no Mikata

        2016 and 2017 will be big for ps4 in Japan

      • Pastmaster

        I expect Sony to make another official price cut to 299.99. In two years time from that price cut they will release a slim in 2018 at 199.99.

  • Fruity_Rider

    >Kamen Rider and Megaman at the top.
    Based.
    http://b.1339.cf/aabysrc.gif

    • Cavern

      I need to start watching this.

  • Cavern

    The software sales for Setsuna looks really disappointing. I really thought this game would perform better than this.

    • vishmarx

      It actually sold reasonably well for its tier.

      • Cavern

        I admit my expectations might have been too high. I also wonder if people just decided to pass on it and wait for the other big name rpgs.

        • kthanxyousuck

          It would have helped if Square did any damn advertising for it.

    • Yuntu

      Well it was clear it would never achieve FF numbers or anything like that, I think those sales are fine with how rushed the game was. And I wouldn’t be surprised if gets a similiar fandom Bravely Default has when it comes west.

      • Cavern

        I agree we can’t expect FF numbers. I really wonder if it will even get a chance in the west. 2016 might be the most overcrowded year for jrpgs in the west. They are all well known and highly anticipated.

        • Jony Lee

          It was announced at e3 last year, so we’ll probably get this for sure :)

      • Pane

        yeah thats true btw there are some guys waiting in discord for u

        • Yuntu

          Wow, fuck off you stalker.

  • UMR-10

    Wii U sold slightly better but still are pretty bad sales, i doubt that they are “shortage issues” anymore

  • UMR-10

    I wonder, why Microsoft isn’t leaving Japan?

    What’s the point of having their console in that country?

    Really, what’s the point? Japanese support? lol

    • DarthBrian

      Stubbornness.

    • infasis

      They must have something in mind. Maybe maintaining a presence looks good for their other products or if they ever do plan to unify xbox and pc they want people to know they’ve always been there?
      It’s really anyone’s guess at this point. For the small amount of fans they have there it is pretty cool though. I could never see something like that happening in the west.

  • kthanxyousuck

    That’s a hell of a hold for Mario and Sonic. It dropped less than 50% from last week?

  • ayanami-chan

    Attack on TItan still selling decently.

    Also Budgie will be pleased with the Kamen Rider sales (but probably not)

  • Elvick

    Wonder why the Vita version of Kamen Rider is so low compared to PS3 and PS4. Wonder what the sell through is for each version.

    • Kayseur

      It has a pretty good sell through according to famitsu. (80~100% for each) http://www.famitsu.com/biz/ranking/

    • moreover

      A historically home console franchise, people are probably just used to playing it at home.

    • quasadra

      you wouldnt want to strike a rider pose in public. home console it is then.

  • Mk333

    Hero Must Die just died.

    • Yuntu

      They announced it at E3 for 2016, worldwide. The question is when.

      • Mk333

        Yeah, I was just hoping that the Japanese sale won’t have any effect to their decision. Btw does it have a proper English title? In Asian PSN the title is just a transliteration. It’s kinda hard to remember a Japanese phrase that long…..

        • Yuntu

          So far it doesn’t, and I doubt those sales will affect anything. I believe this game was made with the west in mind and the west is more inclined towards getting something traditional again.

  • Budgiecat

    Kan Colle still selling after its known problems. Setsuna selling meh, DQ Builders console versions not even placing anymore, more people buying the worse version of AoT (Vita) than the PS4 version sans pop in, lol SF….

    Japan is hopeless :p

    • James Reilly

      To be fair games like AoT where it’s meant for quick burst sessions always tend to perform better on handhelds then home consoles because portability factor > specs.

      Kancolle is Kancolle and will sell on boat waifu alone. It will probably last one more week on charts maybe since it’s one of those diehards buy at once at the start but have weak legs game.

      Builders selling better on Vita then PS4 is again no surprise the game is pretty good on that platform not to mention Vita Minecraft also greatly outsells PS4 Minecraft

      SFV selling bad is hardly a Japan exclusive thing lol. The launch was terrible with an incomplete game with other issues. UK is already saying it’s a flop too where it went from 2nd to 10th.

      Setsuna is just meh on a whole regardless of platform.

      Kamen Rider on PS4 beat Vita though although that is likely due to cultivated console fanbase.

      • Yuntu

        I’m really curious what people actually expected from Ikenie saleswise that everyone is saying it’s “meh”.

      • Slayven19

        SF selling bad in general in japan is an exclusive thing tho, the only game to actually do well in japan is SF2. No other SF game in japan has gotten to a million sales within a year. But yeah SFV kinda deserves to do bad, but in the long run it isn’t gonna do bad.

        Then again every game up there is almost kind of bad. That AOT game is kinda garbage from what I’ve seen. Kinda mad any game up there is selling well at all.

        • Erhe R.

          SF4 did very well and i’m fairly certain Zero did too. Stop spouting crap out of your ass.

      • Budgiecat

        “perform better”

        Have you seen the Vita version of AoT? lol horrible pop in of Titans is horrible

        and Kancolle bricks Vitas.

        Not sure why people say Setsuna is meh it looks like its evoking Chrono Trigger vibes.

        • moreover

          I feel like you somehow managed to misunderstand everything he has said :’D
          Perform as in “sell”
          Meh as in “doesn’t sell”
          And Kancolle is long patched.

        • James Reilly

          – Irrelevant when the appeal for these type of games is portable play. AoT gameplay is more orientated to handheld play so just because it’s not PS4 performance it won’t be considered shit if pop in is the only issue. This is why plenty of examples of Vita > PS4 despite the PS4 version having better performance.

          – Irrelevant because Kancolle has boat girls. You also just have to avoid a game over which is pretty fucking easy. Also heard patches are coming/already came.

          – Setsuna is meh because of niche demo appeal regardless of platform. Doesn’t mean the game flopped since I doubt there was much budget in the game anyway.

          • Budgiecat

            Its really not (AoT). That would be saying Musou games are more oriented for handhelds. They never were. So I dont see why AoT is any different. You battle giant Titans in a big open field. I imagine that experience is better felt on a bigger screen.
            I got the 3DS one. Yes it was shit. But it sold only really cause of the hype of the anime.
            The popularity of it is only a due to the choice of having a portable version which going by that region is favored because they’re never at home these days and many live in places the size of a sardine can over there.
            That though says nothing about the design of the game; only the social climate of the buyer there.
            The Vita version is still shit.

            And Kancolle is retarded

            • ayanami-chan

              Kancolle is retarded I agree.

              • Budgiecat

                its just soooo stupid. Bad enough its moeshit and all, and that it literally makes no sense whatsoever, but on a side note, the way they trivialize actual war ships that were used to kill thousands and bad enough Japan shouldnt even idolizing that period in time (over that 12 or 13 year period they killed like estimated 10 to 20 millions Asians) with stupid anime grills…

                • ayanami-chan

                  They’ve run out of things to masturbate to.

                  • Budgiecat

                    whatever floats their waifu boat :p

                    • ayanami-chan

                      I see what you did there.

            • James Reilly

              AoT is hardly a traditional musou lol. I agree musou games [outside of SK versus series] are more receptive to home consoles, but AoT hardly fits in that mold perfectly.

              You also missed the point of the handheld appeal. Handheld orientated games have more appeal where you can jump in and play for quick sessions which is what this game is all about. Convenience is the focus over power.

              Hunter games you battle giant enemies all the time and surprise the handheld audience is more receptive to that type of appeal.

              PS4 is still not gonna be the main draw for these type of game regardless of better specs if it sacrifices the portability factory. Just like GE, SAO, etc.

              PS4 versions can start narrowing the gap as more people are transitioning from PS3, but there is little overlap between Vita/PS4. The PS3 will be phased out, but there will continue to cater to Vita/PS4 because those are two different type of audience with two different set of priorities which is convenience or power.

              • Budgiecat

                May not be but it def still uses the Musou mold so same difference.

                I dont see MH games as quick sometimes those enemies take a while to fight…..but thats MH, where the AI is way more intelligent than standard Musou.
                The A.I. in this AoT seems retarded as usual which is par for the course with Musou games. Which is a shame cause Titans are supposed to be these fearsome enemies that can OHK unlike typical scared peons in DW games where you are an overpowered warrior slashing thousands of enemies with ease…

    • Dead Maid

      Are you implying the whole world isn’t hopeless when shitty games selling better everywhere?

      • Budgiecat

        please make it all better… please…

    • David Curry

      And Minecraft is outselling Dragon Quest Builders. Dragon Quest.

    • Erhe R.

      Kancolle is selling because it’s Kancolle to begin with.

      • Budgiecat

        was referring more to how uninformed the public is. buying a broken product that can brick your Vita lol