BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Debuts with 16k Copies Sold in Japan

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle was released in Japan last week on May 31, 2018, and sales tracker Media Create reports that 15,967 copies were sold in total for the cross-over, tag-based fighting game.

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Sales

  1. [PS4] BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle {2018-05-31} — 11,696 / NEW
  2. [NSW] BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle {2018-05-31} — 4,271 / NEW

Representative Series’ Sales Comparison

Below is a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of some of the previous games in the franchises involved in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

*BBTAG sales numbers are from Media Create, the rest are from the Famitsu sales tracker.

  1. [PS3 + 360] Persona 4 Arena {2012-07-26} —138,286 / 204,617
  2. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax {2014-08-28} — 89,468 / 120,109
  3. [PS3] BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma {2013-10-24} — 85,285 / 120,410
  4. [PS4 + PS3] BlazBlue: Central Fiction {2016-10-06} — 44,514 / 71,536
  5. [PS4 + NSW] BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle {2018-05-31} — 15,967 / NEW
  6. [PS3] Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late {2014-07-24} — 10,934 / 20,983
  7. [PS4] Under Night In-Birth Exe:Latest {2017-07-20} — 7,831 / 15,232

This Week’s Software Sales

The top selling games in Japan from May 28 to June 3, 2018, via Media Create.

  1. [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered (From Software) {2018-05-24} – 19,870 / 91,608
  2. [PS4] Detroit: Become Human (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018-05-25} (¥6.900) – 16,932 / 56,480
  3. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) {2017-07-21} – 14,317 / 2,350,839
  4. [PS4] BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Arc System Works) {2018-05-31} – 11,696 / NEW 
  5. [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo) {2018-05-03} – 11,534 / 154,571
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017-04-28} – 10,656 / 1,562,148
  7. [PS4] Full Metal Panic! Fight: Who Dares Wins (Bandai Namco Games) {2018-05-31} – 10,520 / NEW 
  8. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo) {2018-03-16} – 8,655 / 517,963
  9. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) {2017,03,03} – 6,722 / 1,004,689
  10. [PS4] Liar Princess and the Blind Prince (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018-05-31} – 6,487 / NEW 
  11. [NSW] Liar Princess and the Blind Prince (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018-05-31} – 6,412 / NEW 
  12. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit (Nintendo) {2018-04-20} – 6,271 / 180,391
  13. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (Konami) {2018-04-26} – 5,140 / 201,702
  14. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo) {2017-10-27} – 4,964 / 1,735,133
  15. [PSV] Liar Princess and the Blind Prince (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018-05-31} – 4,519 / NEW 
  16. [PS4] Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1+ # (Compile Heart) {2018-05-31} – 4,367 / NEW 
  17. [NSW] BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Arc System Works) {2018-05-31} – 4,271 / NEW
  18. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2017-11-17} – 3,438 / 1,641,634
  19. [NSW] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition (Oizumi Amuzio) {2018-05-31} – 3,303 / NEW
  20. [NSW] The Snack World: TreJarers Gold (Level 5) {2018-04-12} – 2,946 / 88,623

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle was released for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC in Japan on May 31, 2018, and in North America on June 5, 2018.

ResetEra, 4Gamer