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NieR Automata Sells an Estimated 345K Units First Week at Retail

NieR Automata Sells an Estimated 345K Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 April 2017 / 42,420 Views

The open world action RPG from Square Enix and Platinum Games - NieR Automata - sold 344,532 units first week at retail on the PlayStation 4, according to our estimates. First week sales in Japan can be viewed on the VGChartz Japan Weekly Chart for the week ending February 26, while first week sales in the west can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending March 11.

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in Japan with 192,504 units sold (56%), compared to 64,611 units sold in the US (19%) and 56,118 units sold in Europe (16%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 7,938 units in the UK, 11,057 units in Germany, and 9,673 units in France.

NieR Automata released for the PlayStation 4 in Japan om February 23, in North America on March 7 and in Europe on March 10. 


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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7 Comments
thewastedyouth (on 17 April 2017)

please let this sell 1 million !!! we finally get a game released that is complete with no need of 50 gb day one download and no one buys it

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Azzanation (on 17 April 2017)

Great game, It should have sold more.

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V-r0cK (on 17 April 2017)

Amazing game! On my list of one of the best games I've ever played!

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hokido (on 17 April 2017)

One hell of a game.

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Dyllyo (on 17 April 2017)

I am loving the crap out of this game. The badass RPGs for PS4 just keep on coming!

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fuallmofus (on 18 April 2017)

is it better than bayonetta?

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Liquid_faction (on 17 April 2017)

Amazing game that should have sold more, however if they added co-op from the start to this game, I guarantee sales would double. It would be fun going around slaying robots with friends.

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