Batman: Arkham Knight Debuts in Second Place in Japanese Sales

The Bat ends his first week on the Japanese charts hanging out at number two.

The PS4 version of Batman: Arkham Knight ended its first week on the Japanese charts in second place, with around 48,000 units sold.

Batman: Arkham Knight managed to beat out the other newcomer, Yoshi’s Woolly World, which came third with over 33,000 copies sold. Meanwhile, Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/ White Dog Squad is still in first, as it managed to beat the sales of both Arkham Knight and Yoshi’s Wolly World with 224,268 sales.


The PS4 version of Bandai Namco’s new Godzilla game came in 10th in the charts with over 7,700 sales while Nintendo’s recently released Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest was in sixth place with over 22,000 sales.

Here are the top 10 games sold in Japan from 7/13/15 – 7/19/15 according to Famitsu:

  1. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Nintendo, 07/11/15) – 224,268
  2. [PS4] Batman: Arkham Knight (Warner Bros., 07/16/15) – 48,330 (New)
  3. [Wii U] Yoshi’s Woolly World (Nintendo, 07/16/15) – 33,821 (New)
  4. [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney (Capcom, 07/09/15) – 23,326
  5. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 23,080
  6. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest (Nintendo, 06/25/15) – 22,158
  7. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (Nintendo, 06/11/15) – 20,465
  8. [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version (Bandai Namco, 07/09/15) – 12,511
  9. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 9,263
  10. [PS4] Godzilla (Bandai Namco, 07/16/15) – 8,127 (New)

So what’s you opinion on last week’s Japanese sales charts? Let us know in the comments below!

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