Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Tops the Japanese Charts

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Tops the Japanese Charts - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 26 April 2017 / 10,778 Views

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) debuted at the top of the Japanese charts with sales of 131,668 units, according to Media Create for the week ending April 23. 

Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (3DS) debuted in second with sales of 48,142 units.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with sales of 48,694 units. The 3DS sold 22,629 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 19,334 units, and the PlayStation Vita sold 5,164 units. The PlayStation 3 sold 367 units, the Wii U sold 262 units and the Xbox One sold 68 units.

Here is the complete top 20 chart:

  1. [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 04/20/17) – 131,668 (New)
  2. [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (Bandai Namco, 04/20/17) – 48,142 (New)
  3. [PS4] Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition (Bandai Namco, 04/20/17) – 33,088 (New)
  4. [PSV] Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (Aquaplus, 04/20/17) – 27,381 (New)
  5. [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Capcom, 03/16/17) – 27,283 (1,393,376)
  6. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 20,364 (395,655)
  7. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 9,790 (186,158)
  8. [PS4] PaRappa the Rapper Remastered (SIE, 04/20/17) – 7,649 (New)
  9. [NSW] Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker (Square Enix, 04/20/17) – 7,447 (New)
  10. [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars (Nintendo, 03/30/17) – 7,007 (68,886)
  11. [PS4] NieR: Automata (Square Enix, 02/23/17) – 6,125 (307,084)
  12. [PS4] Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft, 03/09/17) – 5,281 (164,711)
  13. [Wii U] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 4,143 (104,689)
  14. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon (Nintendo, 11/18/16) – 4,012 (3,245,611)
  15. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo, 12/01/16) – 3,809 (1,023,243)
  16. [NSW] Super Bomberman R (Konami, 03/03/17) – 3,552 (73,677)
  17. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level-5, 12/15/16) – 3,163 (707,846)
  18. [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn (SIE, 03/02/17) – 2,874 (204,517)
  19. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (Square Enix, 03/09/17) – 2,851 (105,132)
  20. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (Nintendo, 11/23/16) – 2,830 (165,015)

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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This wont reach the same nimbers as Awakening and Fates but i think this game could sell a decent 1-1.3 million

Darwinianevolution (on 26 April 2017)

For now, this is the last major 3DS game to release. The rest of upcoming games are either spinoffs, small projects, remakes or indies. If Nintendo doesn't announce something big for the 3DS at E3, Switch will finally become the main focus of Nintendo's effords.

SuperNintend0rk (on 26 April 2017)

Actually Echoes is a remake so the Switch is already their main focus lol

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Green098 (on 26 April 2017)

Well at least in Japan, Dragon Quest XI is a pretty major release, but after that yeah.

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It already is, it's wether or not it remains a focus at all is the question.

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