MLB The Show 18 Sells an Estimated 412,691 Units First Week at Retail

MLB The Show 18 Sells an Estimated 412,691 Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 June 2018 / 3,728 Views

The baseball simulation game from publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and Developer SIE San Diego Studio - MLB The Show 18 - sold 412,691 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending March 31, 2018.

 

The majority of sales were in the US, which is not a surprise. The game is a sports title based on Major League Baseball. The game sold 307,926 units in the US (75%). The rest of the world accounts for 104,765 units (25%).

First week sales for MLB The Show 18 are down by a third when compared to MLB The Show 17. Last year's game sold 612,291 units.

MLB The Show 18 released for the PlayStation 4 on March 27.


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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4 Comments

KazumaKiryu (on 27 May 2018)

Its the best baseball-game ever! Good sales figures.


Cobretti2 (on 26 May 2018)

Didn't even know it was happening. Wonder if its out in Aus or if I have to import.


Rob5VGC (on 26 May 2018)

SHOW MUST GO ON!


MasterThief (on 26 May 2018)

yeah these games are very much frontloaded because hardcore fans buy them immediately.