Japan Top Weekly Video Game Sales Ranking: November 28 – December 4, 2022

Switch consoles took the largest slice of pie as it sold 152,284 units in total, down by 2.46% the prior week, taking up 81.70% of the total market share. PlayStation 5 consoles slipped 45.34% to 27,835 units from the 50,920 units they sold the week before, however, its PlayStation 4 console marked an 89.68% increase Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Video Game Sales Ranking: November 28 – December 4, 2022

Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: November 21 – November 27, 2022

Video Game hardware sales continued its strong run as it ended the week between November 21 and 27 with most consoles up week-on-week. Despite the drag with Switch Lite and OLED editions, the Nintendo heavyweights still managed to close at a total 156,127 units, down by 8.53% from the week before. PlayStation 5 climbed by Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: November 21 – November 27, 2022

Japan Top Weekly Video Game Sales Ranking: November 14 – November 20, 2022

Hardware sales have shown a drastic improvement week-on-week with only Xbox Series S seeing a drop in sales as it sold 68.38% fewer units to 154 whereas the Series X climbed by 426.05% to settle at 1,373 units as of the end of the week, bringing total units sold to 1,527. The most noticeable improvement Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Video Game Sales Ranking: November 14 – November 20, 2022

Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: November 7 – November 13, 2022

Switch consoles for the week between November 7 and November 13 marked a rise of 7.81% week-on-week, lifted by the massive increase in sales recorded by Switch Lite which saw 25,050 units sold throughout the week against the 1,714 units it sold the week before. PlayStation 5 reported all green for both editions, up by Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: November 7 – November 13, 2022

Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: October 31 – November 6, 2022

Switch consoles showed a major sign of recovery from its low performance a week ago as total units sold went up by 134.19% from 38,634 to 90,478, much of it was contributed by its OLED edition that rose 220.08% week-on-week to 74,895 units. PlayStation 5 settled down after several weeks of growth, this time, total Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: October 31 – November 6, 2022

Sword Art Online is Kadokawa Corporation’s Best Publishing Title as of the Second Quarter of FY2023; Overlord Overtakes Kakkou no Iinazuke for the Video Segment

Kadokawa Corporation (hereinafter will be referred to as “the group”) reported its best second quarter performance to date (since FY2016) with quarter sales at a high 122,639 million yen (≈829.55 million USD), up by as much as 17.01% year-on-year (y-o-y) while its quarterly profit jumped 48.07% to 10,537 million yen (≈71.16 million USD). According to Continue reading Sword Art Online is Kadokawa Corporation’s Best Publishing Title as of the Second Quarter of FY2023; Overlord Overtakes Kakkou no Iinazuke for the Video Segment