Yokai Watch 2 Sales Top 2 Million in Japan

by William D'Angelo, posted on 14 August 2014 / 3,461 Views

Yokai Watch 2 remains at the top of the Famitsu charts for another week despite the release of five new titles in the top 10. The game managed to sell 127,456 units last week and how now sold more than two million units in Japan.

The game sold 1.28 million units in its opening in Japan with one of the biggest opening for the 3DS in Japan. It quickly outsold lifetime sales of its predecessor in its first week on sale.

The game boosted 3DS sales in its opening week to 56,973 units. The handhelds remains at the top of the hardware charts selling another 35,191 units. This is nearly double the second bestselling hardware, the PlayStation Vita, which sold 18,637 units.

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments

drake_tolu (on 14 August 2014)

New Pokémon in Japan...


Josiah (on 14 August 2014)

I'm glad Level 5 finally has a cash cow! They have made a lot of wonderful titles over the years and deserve this.


cusman (on 16 August 2014)

Isn't this game just a new Ni No Kuni but without Studio Gibli involved?


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