Media Create Sales: 8/31/15 – 9/6/15
posted on 09.09.15 at 09:07 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain debuts at 411,000 sales.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain opened at 411,000 sales in Japan, this week’s Media Create sales figures reveal. It moved 293,600 units on PlayStation 4 and 117,500 units on PlayStation 3.

The release of the Hideo Kojima-directed sequel pushed PlayStation 4 hardware sales to 54,500 units this week, just less than triple the previous week’s sales, and 8,000 units higher than Dragon Quest Heroes pushed the platform when it launched in February.

First week sales for Metal Gear Solid V did not surpass those of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, however, which opened in Japan at 476,300 sales, according to Game Data Museum.

Also new this week is 5pb.’s Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge, which opened at 7,600 units on PS Vita and 3,000 on PlayStation 3.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 293,652 (New)
  2. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 117,547 (New)
  3. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix, 08/27/15) – 106,823 (691,539)
  4. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Nintendo, 07/11/15) – 49,542 (1,450,344)
  5. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (Nintendo, 07/30/15) – 30,840 (989,889)
  6. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 18,826 (626,497)
  7. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (Nintendo, 06/11/15) – 9,293 (455,284)
  8. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 8,355 (317,041)
  9. [PSV] Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge (5pb., 09/03/15) – 7,643 (New)
  10. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo, 05/29/14) – 5,935 (1,117,394)
  11. [3DS] Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin (Warner Bros., 09/03/15) – 5,011 (New)
  12. [3DS] Famicom Remix: Best Choice (Nintendo, 08/27/15) – 4,523 (18,602)
  13. [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online Limited Edition (Capcom, 08/27/15) – 3,660 (32,976)
  14. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 3,422 (4,038,451)
  15. [3DS] Super Robot Wars BX (Bandai Namco, 08/20/15) – 3,189 (114,978)
  16. [PS3] Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge (5pb., 09/03/15) – 2,973 (New)
  17. [PS4] Until Dawn (SCE, 08/27/15) – 2,829 (20,301)
  18. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon, 11/21/14) – 2,807 (2,692,914)
  19. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest (Nintendo, 06/25/15) – 2,563 (415,150)
  20. [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version (Bandai Namco, 07/09/15) – 2,446 (92,993)

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 54,494 (18,539)
  2. New 3DS LL – 26,976 (38,498)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 11,099 (12,125)
  4. Wii U – 10,232 (11,781)
  5. New 3DS – 5,179 (7,089)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,817 (2,571)
  7. 3DS – 1,692 (2,216)
  8. 3DS LL – 909 (1,116)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 609 (567)
  10. Xbox One – 180 (168)

Thanks, 4Gamer.net.

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