Rumor: White Knight Chronicles sells 130k in first day
- Posted January 1st, 2009 at 14:19 EDT by
- 14 Comments
According to Ameblo.jp, White Knight Chronicles has sold over 132,000 copies on its first day.
To put things into perspective, we've included a list below of the first WEEK sales of the highest selling PS3 titles in Japan thus far. Keep in mind that the number for White Knight Chronicles is its first day totals, and is already in the top 10.
1. Metal Gear Solid 4 476,000 copies
2. Devil May Cry 4 212,000 copies
3. Ryu Ga Gotoku KENZAN! 178,000 copies
4. Shin Sangoku Musou 5 176,000 copies
5. Hot Shots Golf 5 176,000 copies
6. Pro Evo 2009 175,000 copies
7. Gundam Musou 171,000 copies
8. Gundam Musou 2 162,000 copies
9. Pro Evo 2008 145,000 copies
10. White Knight Chronicles 132,000 copies
11. Grand Theft Auto IV 122,000 copies
Stay tuned as official numbers will be released later this week. Pretty good sales for a title that received an average Famitsu review score.
- 9:32am EST - December 29th, 2008
thus proving there is an enourmous lack of good rpgs for the ps3 like there was on the ps2. Game developers should have made some like this sooner...
- 9:46am EST - December 29th, 2008
This is good news. However, according to 1up, this game has been getting bashed by reviewers in Japan. I hope it's better than they say it is.
- 10:02am EST - December 29th, 2008
@2 i've actually seen some of the things they bashed this for and i must say they were really reaching hard for just something to bash it with, like there biggest complaint was no headset capability which is seriously minor and that was the biggest i could find.by the time it hits the states or anywhere else that might be fixed or a patch.
- 10:47am EST - December 29th, 2008
Well about reviewers bashing it, we have to consider that their taste is really different than ours. Take a good look at Gundam Musou series how good they go on Japan and how bad they go on US and EUR. I don't believe White Knight Chronicles will be remarkable but I'm mostly sure that it will be a very solid RPG.
And I have to agree with @1, the lack of good RPGs on PS3 is just annoying.
- 12:24pm EST - December 29th, 2008
Uhhh guys its actually at 212,000 copies
- 1:00pm EST - December 29th, 2008
They need to patch cod3 for ps3.... just thought id throw that in there
- 2:09pm EST - December 29th, 2008
My precious, come in Canada :-)!!
- 2:40pm EST - December 29th, 2008
good to see an original title do so well on PS3. i think it hints that ppl really want next-gen JRPGs to come forth
- 2:41pm EST - December 29th, 2008
i hope it is better than they say because i dont want to waste money on a bad game
- 2:50pm EST - December 29th, 2008
Now if Square and Namco would realize where the RPG fanbase is,the PS3 would be selling much quicker.
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- 12:05am EST - December 30th, 2008
Good sales for 1st day, hope it keeps doing well over its first week
- 9:02am EST - December 30th, 2008
Those are some awesome first day sales,this game will definitely pwn,even without having the reviewer's thumbs up,every one knows that you can't go wrong with a Factor 5 jrpg.
- 10:43am EST - December 30th, 2008
meh, Famitsu gave Haze a great score. You cant trust their reviews.
I'll wait till IGN or PSU pass judgement before I'm put off to be honest.
- 3:30pm EST - December 30th, 2008
you know who u can usually trust for reviews gameinformer. I belive they are usually spot onw with there reviews. I dont trust no japanese review. I DONT TRUST EM
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