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 week reported the PS4 sold 140,145 units between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.

The hardware 52,507 units the week prior.

Monster Hunter World ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 1.245 million units at launch.

Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. and Koei Tecmo Corp. this week released Dissidia Final Fantasy NT for the Playstation 4.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a 3v3 team-based brawler that includes more than 20 Final Fantasy characters and customization from EX skills to skins to weapons.

In each battle, users can gain XP to help customize their character. In addition, users can call summons like Ifrit, Shiva, and Odin to aid in battle.

The final game includes an all-new story by writer Kazushige Nojima.

Bandai Namco Games Entertainment Europe this week released the Build, Fight, Loot Trailer for New Gundam Breaker for the Playstation 4.

The trailer previews gameplay from the action title.

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.

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. this month released the Kingdom Building Trailer for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and the PC.

The trailer includes developer commentary for characters found in the final game.

Developed by Level-5, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom includes Evan, the boy king of Ding Dong Dell who is banished from the kingdom after a treacherous coup.

Sony this week released the Story Trailer Shadow of the Colossus for the Playstation 4.

The trailer previews cinematic and gameplay from the final game.

Shadow of the Colossus is a remaster of the 2005 PS2 classic.

Rockstar Games this week said it will release Red Dead Redemption Oct. 26.

The open-world action title is said to be an epic tale in the life of America’s unforgiving heartland.

The final game will include a vast world and a brand new online multiplayer experience.

SNK Corp. this week released a new trailer for SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy.

The trailer previews new versus action and character Nakoruru from the Samurai Shodown franchise.

SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy is a two-on-two tag team fighting game that includes iconic heroines from SNK history.

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 3,744 units between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28 rank as the No. 4 hardware for the week.

It sold 4,256 units the week prior.

Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 25 best-selling software for the week.

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 1,686 units, including 1,618 Xbox One X units, between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28.

By comparison, the Xbox One sold 1,388 units, including 1,285 Xbox One X units the week prior.

Microsoft recorded increased gaming revenue due to the launch of the Xbox One X.

In Q2, Microsoft said gaming revenue increased eight percent to $2.46 billion from 14 percent Xbox hardware revenue growth from the Xbox One X launch.

Xbox software and services revenue increased four percent to $1.46 billion.

Xbox Live active monthly users increased to 59 million.

Microsoft this week released Xbox Live Games with Gold for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 in Feb. 2018.

In Feb. 2018., the Xbox One will offer Shadow Warrior Feb. 1st to the 28th and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India from Feb. 16th to Mar. 15.

The Xbox One and Xbox 360 will offer Split/Second from Feb. 1st to the 15th and Crazy Taxi from Feb. 16th to the 28th.

THQ Nordic this week said it will release This is the Police 2 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One, Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch, and the PC.

This is the Police 2 is an adventure management title in which users manage police equipment with attention to individual skills, strengths, and prejudices.

The title will take place in Sharpwood, a remote border town in which smugglers and gangs have grown.

It will be sold in 2018.

Sales for Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch hardware ranked No. 2 in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.

Media Create Co. this week reported that the Nintendo Switch sold 43,027 units between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28 to rank as the No. 2 hardware for the week.

It sold 37,500 units the week prior.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle ranked as the No. 2 software in the period selling 26,088 units for the week.

Nintendo this week recorded a profit amid strong Nintendo Switch sales at global retail.

Nintendo recorded a $1.1 billion million operating profit in the third quarter due to strong sales for the Nintendo Switch.

Between Oct. to Dec. 2017, the company recorded revenue of $4.44 billion.

In the quarter, the Nintendo Switch sold 7.24 million units. The hardware has sold 14.86 million units to date.

Nintendo increased its Switch software shipment to 53 million units from 50 million units for fiscal 2017.

Nintendo this week said Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch has sold more than nine million units at global retail.

The company this week said Super Mario Odyssey has sold 1.76 million units in Japan and 7.31 million units overseas to total 9.07 million units worldwide.

Nintendo this week said The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch has sold 6.7 million units at global retail.

The sales figure is as of the third quarter ending Dec. 2017.

Nintendo this week said Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for Nintendo Switch has sold more than 1 million units at global retail.

The company this week said the RPG has sold 1.06 million units worldwide.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is an action RPG developed by Monolith Soft.

Nintendo this week said Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch has sold 4.91 million units to date.

The figure is through Dec. 2017.

Hamster, Co. this week released Samurai Shodown II for the Nintendo Switch.

Developed by SNK Corp., Samurai Shodown II is a fighting game released to the Neo Geo in 1994. The title includes and weapons-based combat and 16 characters.

It sells at $7.99.

Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. this week said the Project Octopath Traveler Demo for the Nintendo Switch has held more than one million downloads worldwide.

In addition, the company detailed new improvements to the final game based on user feedback, including improved character movement, visual improvements, user interface changes, adjustments to Event Scenes, refined gameplay balance.

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 11,313 units between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28 to rank as the No. 3 game hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 12,115 units the week prior.

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon ranked as the No. 6 software for the week selling 12,702 units.

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