Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Second Week Sales, PS4 and Switch Combined Top Charts

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Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers was released in Japan on February 20, 2020, and it was reported last week that the game topped sales charts with 162,410 physical copies sold during its first week in stores, from February 17 to February 23, 2020.

Today, Famitsu estimated sales data reports that combined sales for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch versions of the action RPG developed in collaboration between Atlus and Koei Tecmo Games has topped Japanese sales rankings for the second week in a row, from February 24 to March 1, 2020.

The PS4 version of Persona 5 Scramble has dropped to second place from first with 19,504 new copies sold (representing an 83% drop from last week), while the Switch version has dropped to eighth place with 8,889 new copies sold (representing an 81% drop from last week).

Persona 5 Scramble is close to becoming the second best selling Persona spin-off in Japan with currently 190,803 total physical copies sold, behind Persona 4 Arena‘s life-to-date sales of approximately 204,617 copies.

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. [PS3/360] Persona 4 Arena {2012-07-26} — 126,664 / 204,617
  3. [PS4/NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers {2020-02-20} — 162,410 / 190,803
  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

To see more information on Persona series sales data, see our latest graphic for overall series sales in Japan as of February 2020.

This Week’s Software Sales (Famitsu Sales)

The top selling games in Japan from February 24 to March 1, 2020, via Famitsu Sales.

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 24,886 / 3,470,674
  2. [PS4] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Atlus) {2020.02.20} – 19,504 / 135,499
  3. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 12,510 / 1,285,095
  4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 11,958 / 2,793,235
  5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 11,635 / 3,581,055
  6. [NSW] Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection (Capcom) {2020.02.27} – 11,610 / NEW
  7. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 8,958 / 704,963
  8. [NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Atlus) {2020.02.20} – 8,889 / 55,304
  9. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 7,650 / 1,354,554
  10. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo) {2019.12.27} – 7,644 / 165,331

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers was released for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch on February 20, 2020 in Japan. It will be released on June 18, 2020 in Asia and South Korea.

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