Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 20,257 units between Apr. 11 to Apr. 17 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 23,889 units the week prior.
Dark Souls III ranked as the No. 3 software for the week selling 8,833 units.
Sony this week previewed the Plunder Multiplayer Mode for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End for the Playstation 4.
Plunder is a 4v4 Capture The Flag mode in which users must find the idol and take it back to the home treasure chest.
The Playstation Network this week began holding a sale for Grand Theft Auto titles for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PS Vita and PSP.
Discounted titles include Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories.
The sale is valid through Apr. 25.
Epic Games this week said it will release Shadow Complex Remastered to the Playstation 4 May 2.
Shadow Complex Remastered is a 2D side-scroller action title that includes a 10-plus hour campaign.
The final game includes exploration and new dynamic melee takedowns.
Activision Blizzard Inc. this week released the Eclipse DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III for the Playstation 4.
The Eclipse DLC Map Pack includes four new multiplayer maps, including the Call of Duty: World at War map Banzai.
In addition, the DLC includes the next chapter in Zombies mode, Zetsubou No Shima.
It sells at $14.99.
Capcom Co. this week released the Antarctic Base Map Trailer for Umbrella Corps to the Playstation 4 and PC.
The trailer previews Umbrella’s hidden Antarctic base.
Umbrella Corps is a third-person action shooter based in the Resident Evil universe.
Capcom Co. Ltd. this week said it will release Guile to Street Fighter V for the Playstation 4 and PC this month.
Guile will be available at no cost. In addition, the first DLC stage – Guile’s Air Force Base – will be available in the Shop at 70,000 FM. The stage will be available at no cost to Season Pass holders.
The Mar. Update included Challenge Mode, Online Rematch Option, Battle Lounge Improvements, Bug Fixes, and Gameplay Balancing.
SNK Playmore Corp. this week said it will release The Last Blade 2 to the Playstation 4 and PS Vita May 24.
The Neo Geo fighting title will include 12 combatants, four brand new characters and two hidden fighters.
The final game will include cross buy, cross save, and cross play support between PS4 and PS Vita users.
Sales for thee PS Vita ranked as the No. 3 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 12,337 units between Apr. 11 and Apr. 17 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.
It sold 13,278 units the week prior.
Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 7 software selling 6,451 units for the week.
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Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One hardware ranked at No. 6 in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Xbox One sold 142 units between Apr. 11 and Apr. 17 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 212 units the week prior.
Microsoft this week said it will release the Multiplayer Beta for Gears of War 4 for the Xbox One to all Xbox Live users Apr. 25.
The Multiplayer Beta will conclude to May 1.
Microsoft this week said it will stop the manufacture of Xbox 360 consoles.
The company said it will continue sale of existing inventory and Xbox Live server support will remain active for Xbox 360 owners.
The 10-year-old console was released Nov. 22, 2005 and has sold 84 million units worldwide.
Telltale Games this week said it will release The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode 3 – What We Deserve Apr. 26.
In Episode 3: ‘What We Deserve’ Michonne tries to protect an innocent family while Norma and Monroe close in.
The Walking Dead: Michonne features the blade-wielding character from the best-selling comic books and is portrayed by Samira Wiley.
In the miniseries, users discover what took Michonne away from her trusted group and brought her back.
Customers can purchase all three episodes at $14.99.
Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked fourth in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 6,091 units between Apr. 11 and Apr. 17 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 4,963 units the week prior.
Pokkén Tournament ranked as the No. 11 software for the week 4,348 units for the week.
Nintendo this week released Star Fox Zero for the Wii U.
Star Fox Zero includes trademark franchise flight combat action.
The title includes Wii U GamePad functionality that utilizes the gyroscope to view around the cockpit and second screen function to shoot in first-person.
Nintendo this week released Star Fox Guard to the Nitnendo eShop division.
Star Fox Guard is a stand-alone title in which users set up 12 blaster cameras to help protect Grippy Toad’s mining facility. The title includes 100 stages and the option to edit and upload stages online.
Star Fox Guard is sold separately at the Nintendo eShop at $14.99.
Mojang AB’s Minecraft: Wii U Edition for the Wii U ranked as the top-selling download title at the Nintendo eShop division.
This week, Minecraft: Wii U Edition ranked as the No. 1 best-selling digital download software at the Nintendo eShop across all platforms.
The title includes multiple add-on content packs and off-TV gameplay. Content packs include Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Natural Texture Skin Pack, City Texture Pack, and the Fantasy Texture Pack.
In addition, users can purchase 16 additional add-on packs at launch.
Minecraft: Wii U Edition sells at $29.99.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold units between Apr. 11 and Apr. 17 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 24,115 units the week prior.
Yo-Kai Sangokushi ranked as the No. 1 best-selling software for the week selling 41,768 units for the week.
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