Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Debuts with 61k Copies Sold in Japan

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux launched in Japan last week on October 26, 2017, and sales tracker Media Create indicates that 60,848 copies of the game were sold during its first week.

Shin Megami Tensei Opening Sales Comparison

Here’s a comparison to the Japanese opening sales (followed by lifetime sales) of previous mainline Shin Megami Tensei games. All numbers are taken from the Famitsu sales tracker, with the exception of Shin Megami Tensei IV Final which are Media Create sales tracker numbers.

  1. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV (Atlus) {2013-05-23} – 184,811 / 259,177
  2. [PS2] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne (Atlus) {2003-02-20} – 151,203/ 245,520
  3. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV Final (Atlus) {2016-02-10} — 96,349 / 138,297
  4. [NDS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (Atlus) {2009-10-08} – 90,830/ 136,149
  5. 3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (Atlus) {2017-10-26} – 60,848 / NEW 
  6. [PS2] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax (Atlus) {2004-01-29} – 40,907/ 77,791

This Week’s Software Sales (Media Create)

The top selling games in Japan from October 23 to October 29, 2017, via Media Create (formatted by Chris1964 at ResetEra).

  1. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 462.038 / NEW 
  2. [PS4] Ark: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥6.800) – 70.177 / NEW 
  3. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.10.26} (¥6.480) – 60.848 / NEW 
  4. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed: Origins <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.27} (¥8.400) – 49.419 / NEW 
  5. [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.10.26} (¥6.100) – 28.245 / NEW 
  6. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 22.445 / 1.271.451 (+36%)
  7. [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥6.900) – 17.670 / 167.956 (-88%)
  8. [3DS] Idol Time PriPara: Yume All-Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy) {2017.10.26} (¥5.500) – 14.885 / NEW 
  9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 13.936 / 772.533 (+25%)
  10. [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥7.980) – 12.624 / 55.565 (-71%)
  11. [PS4] Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥7.800) – 9.570 / 51.662 (-77%)
  12. [PS4] Kyoei Toshi <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.10.19} (¥8.200) – 8.117 / 57.052 (-83%)
  13. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 6.307 / 622.690 (+16%)
  14. [3DS] 12-Sai. Torokeru Puzzle Futari no Harmony <PZL> (Happinet) {2017.10.26} (¥5.480) – 6.195 / NEW 
  15. [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War <RPG> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥7.800) – 5.869 / 34.095 (-27%)
  16. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX <FTG> (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) – 4.588 / 106.947 (-12%)
  17. [PSV] Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥5.980) – 4.210 / 22.994 (-78%)
  18. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 3.815 / 260.228 (+39%)
  19. [3DS] Rune Factory 4 [Best Collection] # <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.10.26} (¥2.980) – 3.567 / NEW 
  20. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥4.980) – 3.480 / 46.575 (-32%)

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux was released for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan,on October 26, 2017. It will be released in North America and Europe in early 2018.

4Gamer, ResetEra

  • OlimacFTW

    Not bad for a remake in a 7 years old handheld.