Genei Ibun Roku #FE Debuts with Poor Sales in Japan with 23k Copies Sold

Genei Ibun Roku #FE launched in Japan last week on December 26, 2015, and sales tracker Famitsu indicates that the game had poor opening sales with only 23,806 copies sold so far. This follows the previous report of the low sell through rate at Japanese store Pao.

Fire Emblem Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of recent Fire Emblem games tracked by Media Create and Famitsu.

  1. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest (Nintendo) {2015-06-25} — 353,201 / 536,121 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  2. [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo) {2012-04-19} — 242,600 / 481,865
  3. [NDS] Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Nintendo) {2008-08-07} — 147,704 / 252,309 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  4. [WII] Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Nintendo) {2007-02-22} — 73,337 / 171,924 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  5. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW [Famitsu Tracker Data]
Fire Emblem Fates

Fire Emblem Fates

Shin Megami Tensei Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of recent Shin Megami Tensei games tracked by Media Create and Famitsu.

  1. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV (Atlus) {2013-05-23} — 188,562 / 262,150
  2. [PS2] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne (Atlus) {2003-02-20} — 151,203 / 245,520 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  3. [NDS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (Atlus) {2009-10-08} — 91,000 / 136,149 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  4. [PS2] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax (Atlus) {2004-01-29} — 40,907 / 77,791 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  5. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW [Famitsu Tracker Data]
Shin Megami Tensei IV Header

Shin Megami Tensei IV

Persona 3/4 Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of recent Persona 3/4 games tracked by Media Create and Famitsu.

  1. [PS2] Persona 4 (Atlus) {2008-07-10} — 211,967 / 294,214 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  2. [PSV] Persona 4 Golden (Atlus) {2012-06-14} — 137,076 / 329,050
  3. [PS2] Persona 3 (Atlus) {2006-07-13} — 127,472 / 210,319 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  4. [PSP] Persona 3 Portable (Atlus) {2009-11-01} – 108,343 / 208,877 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  5. [PS2] Persona 3 FES (Atlus) {2007-04-19} — 105,099 / 165,471 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  6. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW [Famitsu Tracker Data]

For more Persona sales data information and comparisons, check out the graphic created for total Japanese sales of the series as of March 2015.

Persona 4

Persona 4

Megaten Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of debuts in the Megaten series tracked by Famitsu.

  1. [SAT] Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner (Atlus) {1995-12-25} – 264,822 / 355,656
  2. [PS1] Shin Megami Tensei: Persona (Atlus) {1996-09-20} – 201,147 / 391,556
  3. [PS2] Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (Atlus) {2004-07-15} – 93,499 / 153,421
  4. [NDS] Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor (Atlus) {2009-01-15} – 56,689 / 106,997
  5. [SDC] Maken X (Atlus) {1999-11-25} – 51,613 / 70,824
  6. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner

Nintendo Wii U Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of recent, notable Wii U games in terms of relative sales tracked by Media Create and Famitsu.

  1. [WIU] Xenoblade Chronicles X (Nintendo) {2015.04.29} – 85,586
  2. [WIU] Bayonetta 2 (Nintendo) {2014-09-20} – 38,828
  3. [WIU] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo) {2014.11.13} – 28,025
  4. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806
  5. [WIU] The Wonderful 101 (Nintendo) {2013.08.24} – 5,258
Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X

This Week’s Software Sales (Famitsu)

The top selling games in Japan from December 21 to December 27, 2015, via Famitsu.

  1. [3DS] Monster Strike (Mixi) {2015-12-17} – 211,441 / 636,709
  2. [3DS] Monster Hunter X (Capcom) {2015-11-28} – 174,061 / 2,441,977
  3. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Level 5) {2015-07-11} – 104,670 / 1,965,202
  4. [WIU] Splatoon (Nintendo) {2015-05-28} – 98,096 / 1,064,897
  5. [WIU] Super Mario Maker (Nintendo) {2015-09-10} – 97,281 / 674,194
  6. [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force (Bandai Namco Games) {2015-12-24} – 69,985 / NEW
  7. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (Nintendo) {2015-07-30} – 60,393 / 1,282,880
  8. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (Nintendo) {2015-12-03} – 55,583 / 174,674
  9. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015-03-19} – 47,249 / 478,478
  10. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (Nintendo) {2015-06-11} – 46,645 / 607,343
  11. [3DS] Disney Magic World 2: My Happy Life (Bandai Namco Games) {2015-11-05} – 44,355 / 247,617
  12. [PS4] Fallout 4 (Bethesda Softworks) {2015-12-17} – 28,268 / 149,367
  13. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW
  14. [3DS] Medarot 9: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. (Rocket Company) {2015-12-24} – 21,735 / NEW
  15. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Omise Hajimerundesu (Nippon Columbia) {2015-11-19} – 19,944 / 80,617
  16. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} – 12,226 / 2.492,693
  17. [3DS] Super Run For Money Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.07.09} (¥5.119) – 11,655 / 97,576
  18. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes (Nintendo) {2015.10.22} – 11,591 / 141,525
  19. [PS3] TV Anime [email protected]: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol.7 (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.12.23} – 10,659 / NEW
  20. [WIU] Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival (Nintendo) {2015.11.21} –10,540 / 43,490
Monster Strike

Monster Strike

This week’s Famitsu sales figures were tracked from December 21 to December 27, with Genei Ibun Roku #FE selling 23,806 units during the first two days of its release in Japan.

Famitsu indicates that the overall sell through rate was from 40% to 60%, indicating low initial shipment numbers for the game when considering the amount of copies sold.

Genei Ibun Roku #FE (translated as Illusory Revelations #FE and previously known as Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem) was released on December 26, 2015 in Japan for the Wii U. It will release in North America in 2016.

— Famitsu