Samurai Shodown PS4 No. 18 in Japan sales

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Famitsu this month said SNK Corp.’s Samurai Shodown for Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 ranked as a best-selling title in the latest retail data from Japan.

Between July 1 and July 7, Samurai Shodown ranked as the No. 18 title selling 3,343 units.

The title has sold 20,005 units to date.

Samurai Shodown is a fighting title that utilizes the Unreal Engine 4 to build 3D characters on a 2D plane.

Returning characters include Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Galford, Jubei Yagyu, Charlotte, Genjuro, Hanzo, Kyoshiro, Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo, Yoshitora, and Earthquake.

New characters include Darli Dagger, Wu-ruixang, and Yashamaru Kamura.

Trademark fight systems like the Rage Gauge, Rage Explosion and Sword Clash return, in addition to a new Super Special Move.

The final game includes Dojo Mode in which users fight an AI clone that learns player patterns from prior duels.

It will be released to Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch in Q4 and the PC at a to be determined date.


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