Skylanders Imaginators Sells an Estimated 157K Units First Week at Retail

Skylanders Imaginators Sells an Estimated 157K Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo, posted on 17 November 2016 / 40,907 Views

The toys-to-life game from Toys for Bob and Activision - Skylanders Imaginators - sold 157,075 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. The game had a staggered launch. It first appeared on the VGChartz Europe Weekly Chart for the week ending October 15, then on the VGChartz USA Weekly Chart for the week ending October 22.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 48,235 units sold (31%), compared to 37,106 units sold on the Wii U (24%) and 30,266 units on the Xbox One (19%). The game also sold 21,936 units on the Xbox 360 (14%) and 19,532 units on the PlayStation 3 (12%).

 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 93,978 units sold (70%), compared to 35,937 units sold in Europe (23%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 11,372 units in the UK, 9,871 units in Germany, and 11354 units in France.

Skylanders Imaginators released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe on October 14 and in North America on October 16.


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. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

boypita (on 17 November 2016)

I wonder if Wii U´s version is going to sell better again.


Jranation (on 17 November 2016)

Wow! The Wii U beat the XONE! But isn't that quite a low number all round? Im not feeling the hype from kids anymore.


collint0101 (on 17 November 2016)

In other news Skylanders is dead


hunter_alien (on 18 November 2016)

Pretty much this. And thank god for that. Hopefully they will now make a new Spyro game :-D


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