Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Debut with 65k Copies Sold in Japan

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Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night were released in Japan last week on May 24th, and sales tracker Media Create reports that at least 64,554 copies were sold in total for both of the rhythm games.

The first rhythm game, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, debuted with 94k copies sold on the PS Vita in June 2015.

Persona 3: Dancing and Persona 5: Dancing Version Sales Data

Below is a list of the number of copies sold for the different versions of the game, which consist of the PS4 and PS Vita versions of P3D and P5D, as well as the “Persona Dancin’ All-Star Triple Pack” limited edition for the PS4, and the “Persona Dancin’ Deluxe Twin Plus” limited edition for the PS Vita.

  1. [PS4] Persona Dancing: All-Star Triple Pack {2018-05-24} — 27,240 / NEW
  2. [PSV] Persona Dancing: Deluxe Twin Plus {2018-05-24} — 21,579 / NEW
  3. [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night {2018-05-24} – 7,876 / NEW
  4. [PSV] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night {2018-05-24} – 4,554 / NEW
  5. [PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night {2018-05-24} – 3,305 / NEW

The PS4 version of Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night did not rank within the top 20 games sold in the past week, which means it sold fewer than 3,008 copies. Therefore, the total is higher than 64,554 copies, but not significantly so.

Persona Spin-Off Sales Comparison

Below is a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of previous spin-off games in the Persona series.

*P3D and P5D sales numbers are from Media Create, the rest are from the Famitsu sales tracker.

  1. [3DS] Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth {2014-06-05} — 186,856 / 267,172
  2. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena {2012-07-26} — 128,485 / 191,748
  3. [PSV] Persona 4: Dancing All Night {2015-06-25} – 95,157 / 124,334
  4. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax {2014-08-28} — 89,468 / 120,109
  5. [PS4 + PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night Persona 5: Dancing Star Night {2018-05-24} – 64,554 / NEW
  6. [360] Persona 4 Arena {2012-07-26} — 9,801 / 12,869

For more Persona sales data information and comparisons, check out the graphic created for total Japanese sales of the series as of January 2017.

This Week’s Software Sales

The top selling games in Japan from May 21 to May 27, 2018, via Media Create.

  1. [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered (05-24-18) – 71,739 /NEW
  2. [PS4] Detroit: Become Human (05-25-18) – 39,548 / NEW
  3. [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack (05-24-18) – 27,240 / NEW
  4. [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Pack (05-24-18) – 21,579 / NEW
  5. [NSW] Splatoon 2 ( 07-21-17) – 13,473 / 2,336,522
  6. [NSW] Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze (05-04-18) – 13,278 / 143,037
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (04-28-17) – 9,221 / 1,551,492
  8. [NSW] Kirby: Star Allies (03-16-18) – 8,686 / 509,308
  9. [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 (05-24-18) – 8,093 / NEW
  10. [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night (05-24-18) – 7,876 / NEW
  11. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit (Nintendo, 04-20-18) – 7,584 / 174,120
  12. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 (04-26-18) – 6,890 / 196,561
  13. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (03-03-17) – 6,099 / 997,967
  14. [PSV] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night (05-24-18) – 4,554 / NEW
  15. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (10-27-17) – 4,302 / 1,730,169
  16. [PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night (05-24-18) – 3,305 / NEW
  17. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (11-17-17) – 3,280 / 1,638,196
  18. [NSW] The Snack World: Trejarers Gold (04-12-18) – 3,173 / 85,677
  19. [PS4] Dark Souls Trilogy Box (05-24-18) – 3,155 / NEW
  20. [PS4] The Caligula Effect: Overdose (05-17-18) – 3,008 / 23,408

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night was released for the PS4 and PS Vita on May 24, 2018 in Japan. They will be released for both platforms in Traditional Chinese on September 20, 2018.

ResetEra, 4Gamer