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 week reported the PS4 sold 91,683 units between Jan. 1 and Jan. 7 to rank No. 3 in overall hardware sales.
The hardware sold 49,631 units the week prior.
Call of Duty: WWII ranked as the No. 12 software for the week selling 13,305 units at launch.
Sony this week said it will release the PS4 Pro 1TB Monster Hunter: World Bundle at GameStop Corp stores in the U.S. Jan. 26.
The bundle will include the Limited Edition Monster Hunter: World PS4 Pro 1TB console, custom Dualshock 4 Controller, and Monster Hunter: World at $449.99.
Sony this week said it will release the Playstation Pro 1TB Glacier White SKU to GameStop Corp. stores in the U.S. in end of Jan.
The standalone console SKU will sell at $399.99.
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. this week released the Theme and Music Pre-order Trailer for Lost Sphear.
The trailer previews and exclusive pre-order theme and two music tracks for pre-order customers.
Developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, Lost Sphear follows a young boy, Kanata, who awakens to find his hometown has vanished. Kanata must use the power of Memory to restore the Lost and rebuild the world.
Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week said it will release New Gundam Breaker for the Playstation 4.
New Gundam Breaker will allow users to construct Gunpla and take them into battle.
When enemies are destroyed, leftover parts and weapons can be collected for further customization.
It will be sold at a to be determined date.
Sales for the PS Vita ranked as the No. 4 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this week said the PS Vita sold 11,929 units between Jan. 1 and Jan. 7 rank as the No. 4 hardware for the week.
It sold 7,970 units the week prior.
Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One hardware ranked at No. 5 in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this week reported that the Xbox One sold 199 units, including nine Xbox One X units, between Jan. 1 and Jan. 7.
By comparison, the Xbox One sold 335 units, including 23 Xbox One X units the week prior.
Microsoft this week released the Xbox One X update to Forza Horizon 3.
The update allows users to play Forza Horizon 3 on the Xbox One X in native 4K resolution.
Microsoft this week released the Totino’s Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 7 for the Xbox One.
The Totino’s Car Pack includes the 2017 BMW #24 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM, 1997 Lotus GT1, 1967 Nissan R380 II, 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau, 1970 Citroen 2CV, 1968 Subaru 360, and the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3 1600 L Notchback.
EA Inc. this week released Patch 1.1 to Star Wars Battlefront II.
Patch 1.1 includes the Crait map in Blast Game Mode, Hero Starfighter Iden Versio in multiplayer, stability improvements and bug fixing.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. this week said it will release Scribblenauts Showdown.
Scribblenauts Showdown is party puzzle platformer title that will include more than 25 mini-games for up to four players.
It will be sold Mar. 6.
Sales for Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch hardware ranked No. 1 in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this week reported that the Nintendo Switch sold 146,006 units between Jan. 1 and Jan. 7 to rank as the No. 1 hardware for the week.
It sold 134,519 units the week prior.
Splatoon 2 ranked as the No. 1 software in the period selling 117,840 units for the week.
Nintendo this week said it will release Nintendo Labo for the Nintendo Switch Apr. 20.
Nintendo Labo is a new line of interactive building kits that allow users to construct cardboard toys that utilize the Nintendo Switch hardware called Toy-Cons.
Toy-Cons include a piano, fishing rod, motorbike, and RC car.
Nintendo Labo will be sold in two kits at launch – the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit.
The Variety Kit will include materials to build the Toy-Con RC Car, Toy-Con Fishing Rod, Toy-Con House, Toy-Con Motorbike, and Toy-Con Piano at $69.99.
The Robot Kit will include materials to build the Toy-Con Robot at $79.99.
Finally, a customization kit that includes stencils, stickers and colored tape will be sold at launch at $9.99.
Hamster, Co. this week released Power Spikes II for the Nintendo Switch.
Developed by Video System, Power Spikes II is a volleyball game released to the Neo Geo in 1994. The title includes three leagues with eight teams each.
The final game includes a space-based Hyper League.
It sells at $7.99.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 3 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this week said the Nintendo 3DS sold 45,737 units between Jan. 1 and Jan. 7 to rank as the No. 3 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 36,814 units the week prior.
Mario Party: The Top 100 ranked as the No. 5 software for the week selling 51,818 units.
Nintendo this week released Kirby Battle Royale for the Nintendo 3DS.
Kirby Battle Royale is a competitive tournament title in which up to four players battle in local and online matches until the last Kirby stands.
The final game includes 10 battle modes.
It sells at $39.99.
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