Metal Gear Survive sells a little over 31,000 copies in Japan

Following the UK charts released on Monday, we now have the numbers showing how Metal Gear Survive did in its homeland Japan. The game sold 31,359 copies on PlayStation 4, earning it a third place in the charts. These numbers are from February 19th to 25th, meaning Survive had been out for five days at the time of reporting.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)
1 [PS4] Monster Hunter: World (Limited and Bundle Editions Included) (Capcom, 01/26/18) – 53,982 (1,890,273)
2 [PS4] Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 02/22/18) – 46,411 (New)
3 [PS4] Metal Gear Survive (Konami, 02/21/18) – 31,359 (New)
4 [PS4] Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal (Marvelous, 02/22/18) – 24,118 (New)
5 [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 19,501 (2,062,345)
6 [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04,28,17) – 17,259 (1,363,646)
7 [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 12,252 (883,780)
8 [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 11,639 (1,626,145)
9 [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 (Limited Edition Included) (Koei Tecmo, 02/08/18) – 8,959 (147,634)
10 [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka De Ultimate (Limited Edition Included) (Koei Temo, 02/22/18) – 8,833 (New)
11 [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Nintendo, 01/18/18) – 8,634 (151,225)
12 [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Nintendo, 11/17/17) – 8,614 (1,566,656)
13 [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 02/08/18) – 6,027 (94,631)
14 [NSW] Bayonetta 2 (Nintendo, 02/16/18) – 5,443 (14,975)
15 [PS4] Secret of Mana (Square Enix, 02/15/18) – 5,336 (41,378)
16 [PSV] Tokimeki Restaurant: Project Tristars (Limited Edition Included) (Koei Tecmo, 02/22/18) – 4,319 (New)
17 [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 (Nintendo, 12/28/17) – 4,271 (165,894)
18 [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 4,215 (403,972)
19 [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco, 02/01/18) – 3,992 (92,935)
20 [PS4] Star Wars Battlefront II (Limited Edition and Bundle Versions Included) (EA, 11/14/17) – 3,898 (89,486)

By comparison, Media Create reported more than 400,000 copies of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain sold in its first week (PS3 and PS4 combined), and Ground Zeroes achieved around 200,000. Metal Gear Rising sold over 300,000 copies in its first week. Needless to say, Metal Gear Survive didn’t come close to these numbers.

Update: According to the Japanese PlayStation Store charts (via website DualShockers), Metal Gear Survive did manage to claim the first place here. Specific numbers are not available, but here is the top 5:

1. Metal Gear Survive
2. Monster Hunter World
3. Girl Und Panzer Dream Tank Match
4. NieR: Automata
5. Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal

Source: GemastuDualShockers

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