Persona 5 Tactica Debuts with 50k Physical Copies Sold in Japan [Update]

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Update (2023-11-25): Famitsu released the top 11 to 30 game sales, which includes Persona 5 Tactica for the PS4 at 12th place, with updated sales data.

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The strategy RPG Persona 5 Tactica was released for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC and Steam worldwide last week on November 17th. Sales tracker Famitsu reports that 49,928 total physical copies were sold during its first week in stores in Japan.

The Famitsu estimated sales data for this version of Persona 5 Tactica in Japan are of sales ranging from November 13 to November 19, 2023. The number of copies sold does not include digital downloads of the game.

With Persona 5 Tactica launching on Game Pass as well as the increasing prevalence of digital downloads, the number of physical copies sold does not paint the entire picture, but it can still be used as concrete data regarding the number of copies sold in the region.

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. All sales data are from the Famitsu sales tracker.

  1. [3DS] Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth {2014-06-05} — 186,398 / 254,631
  2. [PS4/NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers {2020-02-20} — 162,410 / 244,212
  3. [PS3/360] Persona 4 Arena {2012-07-26} — 126,664 / 204,617
  4. [PSV] Persona 4: Dancing All Night {2015-06-25} – 95,157 / 124,334
  5. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax {2014-08-28} — 85,407 / 115,762
  6. [3DS] Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth {2018-11-29} – 74,425 / 89,878
  7. [PS4/PSV] Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (Includes Bundles) {2018-05-24} – 44,926 / 53,974
  8. [PS4/PSV] Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight (Includes Bundles) {2018-05-24} – 38,605 / 45,001
  9. [NSW] Persona 5 Tactica {2023-11-17} – 26,794 / NEW
  10. [PS5] Persona 5 Tactica {2023-11-17} – 15,713 / NEW
  11. [PS4/NSW] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax {2022-03-17} – 12,684 / 12,684
  12. [PS4] Persona 5 Tactica {2023-11-17} – 7,421 / NEW

The Persona series as a whole has sold over 16.8 million copies worldwide as of November 2022, with the Persona 5 series itself consisting of over 9 million units of those sales. Recently, Persona 5 Strikers has achieved 2 million copies sold since its launch over 3 years ago.

This Week’s Software Sales (Famitsu Sales)

The top selling games in Japan from November 13 to November 19, 2023, via Famitsu Sales.

  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru! – 314,699 / NEW
  2. [NSW] Super Mario RPG – 301,334 / NEW
  3. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder – 50,545 / 1,025,821
  4. [NSW] Hogwarts Legacy – 47,717 / NEW
  5. [NSW] Persona 5 Tactica – 26,794 / NEW
  6. [PS5] Persona 5 Tactica – 15,713 / NEW
  7. [PS4] Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name – 11,535 / 71,669
  8. [NSW] WarioWare: Move It – 10,487 / 53,411
  9. [NSW] Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections – 9,004 / NEW
  10. [PS5] Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name – 8,812 / 72,131
  11. [NSW] Detective Pikachu Returns – 7,932 / 122,358
  12. [PS4] Persona 5 Tactica – 7,421 / NEW
  13. [NSW] Yohane the Parhelion: BLAZE in the DEEPBLUE – 6,998 / NEW
  14. [NSW] Pikmin 4 – 6,600 / 954,807
  15. [PS5] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III – 5,986 / 28,118

Persona 5 Tactica was released worldwide for Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Steam on November 17, 2023.

— Famitsu