The Five Biggest Selling PS4 Games In Japan

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Here we go. Famitsu has calculated a list of the top five selling PS4 games in Japan, and the results probably won’t surprise you. Maybe they will!

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The results are sales estimates dating from each game’s release to August 21, 2016.

5. Dark Souls III (release date 3/24/2016)

321,931 copies sold

4. Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (2/26/2015)

329,934 copies sold

3. Call of Duty Black Ops III (11/6/2015)

356,468 copies sold

2. Knack* (2/22/2014)

400,888 copies sold

1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (9/2/2015)

438,478 copies cold

*Originally a pack-in title sold with the PS4.

Famitsu also crunched the PS4's domestic sales numbers and, from launch until August 21, estimates that Sony has sold 3,006,635 units in Japan.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

I’m surprised to see Call of Duty getting so many sales but no output of fps games from Japan really. Interesting. The rest I’m not surprised in seeing on there though.