The role-playing game Forspoken started from the third place in the Japanese physical chart with sales of 29 thousand copies in the first week.
This is a launch at the level of the Harvestella farmer simulator — the previous Square Enix game on a new IP.
Officially, the company has not yet commented on the sales of RPG for PlayStation 5, but given the high-profile advertising campaign and the initial expectations of developers who sought to create a franchise capable of standing on a par with Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy, these results in any case can hardly be considered outstanding.
The tactical role—playing game Disgaea 7 also showed a very weak start - it found only 10 thousand buyers on the Nintendo Switch, and the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions did not make the top ten at all.
For comparison, Disgaea 6 debuted with sales in the region of 40 thousand copies.
Fire Emblem Engage dropped to fourth place in the second week, and at the top of the rating was Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life — an updated version Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life from Marvelous Entertainment with GameCube.In general, the week turned out to be quiet — the game that took first place in the chart sold 40 thousand copies.
Sony has seriously increased the supply of PlayStation 5, thanks to which tens of thousands of people have the opportunity to buy a console without lotteries, pre-orders and other inconvenient conditions.
Over the past week, Japanese stores have sold almost 63 thousand PlayStation 5 units. Nintendo Switch was in second place on the chart for the first time since the beginning of November.
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