Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 18,430 units between May 16 to May 22 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 23,239 units the week prior.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 21,155 units.
Sony this week said sales of the Playstation 4 have reached 40 million units in global markets.
The figure is as of May 22, 2016.
PS4 software has sold more than 270.9 million copies at retail stores and digital downloads at the Playstation Store.
Sony this week said Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End for the Playstation 4 has sold 2.7 million units in the first week of sales at global retail.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End includes Nathan Drake and Sully in a treasure hunt around the globe.
Sony this week released The Best of PS3 Collection to the Playstation Network division.
The Best of PS3 price cuts a collection of Playstation 3 download titles.
Discounted titles include God of War: Origins Collection at $9.99, Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One at $9.99, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception at $9.99, and Ultra Street Fighter IV at $24.99.
SNK Playmore Corp. this week released the Japan Team Trailer for The King of Fighters XIV for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4.
The trailer previews the Team Fatal Fury including Terry, Andy, and Joe.
SNK Playmore Corp. this week released The Last Blade 2 to the Playstation 4 and PS Vita.
The Neo Geo fighting title includes 12 combatants, four brand new characters and two hidden fighters.
The final game includes cross buy, cross save, and cross play support between PS4 and PS Vita users.
The title is sold in digital format at the Playstation Store.
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. this week said it will release Dragon Quest Builders to the Playstation 4 and the PS Vita in Oct.
The title is an sandbox action RPG in which users can gather resources and rebuild the world.
The final game will include a story and narrative, in addition to side quests, NPCs, and monsters to battle.
The PS4 SKU will be sold in retail and digital format. The PS Vita SKU will be sold in digital format only.
Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week said it will release Pac-Man 256.
The console version of the mobile game will include 10 unlocked themes, local co-op multiplayer for four players, and social sharing functionality.
It will be sold June 21.
Sales for the 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 10,594 units between May 16 and May 22 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.
It sold 12,299 units the week prior.
Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 10 software selling 5,564 units for the week.
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 72 units between May 16 and May 22 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 115 units the week prior.
Microsoft this week previewed Xbox Live Games with Gold for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 in June 2016.
In June, the Xbox One will offer Goat Simulator from June 1st to the 30th and The Crew from June 16th to July 15th.
The Xbox One and Xbox 360 will offer Super Meat Boy June 1st to the 15th and XCOM Enemy Unknown June 16th to the 30th.
Ubisoft Inc. this week released Update 1.2: Conflict for Tom Clancy’s The Division.
Update 1.2: Conflict includes a new Incursion called Clear Sky, new gear sets, weapons, and loot, new mission to take down enemy leaders, and Hijack feature.
It is available at no cost.
Activision Blizzard Inc. this week released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.
Developed by Platinum Games, the action title will include online four-player co-op functionality and feature trademark characters like foot soldiers, Bebop, Rocksteady and Shredder.
The final game includes custom combat and team combos.
It sells at $39.99 to $49.99.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group, and Lucasfilm this week released the Finn Trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The trailer previews Stormtrooper Finn.
4J Studios this week said it will release the Battle Mini Game Update to Minecraft.
Battle Mini Game will allow users to setup a competitive multiplayer fight for survival with randomly generated resources.
Battle matches support up to four players in split-screen multiplayer and up to eight players online (4 online for PS Vita).
The update is a free download to be released in June.
Ubisoft Inc. this week released the We Are Ghosts Trailer for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands.
Ghost Recon Wildlands is an open-world first-person tactical action game that will include franchise squad-based gameplay.
The Reveal Trailer previews tactical operations protocol of Ghosts.
The title will include global locations and multiple operation options from skydiving to a location to vehicular infiltration.
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 4,109 units between May 16 and May 22 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 3,896 units the week prior.
Star Fox Zero ranked as the No. 17 software for the week 3,735 units for the week.
Mojang AB’s Minecraft: Wii U Edition for the Wii U ranked as the top download title at the Nintendo eShop division post Super Mario Mash-Up Pack release.
This week, Minecraft: Wii U Edition ranked as the No. 1 best-selling digital download software at the Nintendo eShop across all platforms.
The Minecraft: Wii U Edition, to be sold June 17, will include the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.
Nintendo this week released StarTropics for the NES to the Wii U Virtual Console division.
In the title, teenage pitcher Mike Jones is told his archeologist uncle has been abducted and embarks on a quest to rescue him.
It sells at $4.99.
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 15,406 units between May 16 and May 22 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 17,595 units the week prior.
Kirby: Planet Robobot ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software for the week selling 19,383 units for the week.
Nintendo this week released the Kirby Kicks Bot Trailer for Kirby: Planet Robobot for the Nintendo 3DS.
The trailer previews robot action including melee, flamethrower, and buzzsaw attacks.
Kirby: Planet Robobot, to be sold June 10, is an action platform title that includes new Robobot armor to allow Kirby to shape-shift into different modes by scanning enemies.
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