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Metal Gear Survive Sells an Estimated 103,651 Units First Week at Retail

Metal Gear Survive Sells an Estimated 103,651 Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 April 2018 / 13,351 Views

The action adventures survival game from publisher and developer Konami - Metal Gear Survive - sold 103,651 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 February 24, 2018.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 84,551 units sold (82%), compared to 19,100 units sold on the Xbox One (18%). 


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 31,286 units sold (30%), compared to 30,309 units sold in Japan (29%) and 28,578 units in Europe (28%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 6,173 units in the UK, 4,352 units in Germany, and 4,991 units in France.

Metal Gear Survive released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on February 20 in North America, February 21 in Europe and February 22 in Europe.

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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PEEPer0nni (on 16 April 2018)

Mgs is gone. Konami pls sell the IP.

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Tridrakious PEEPer0nni (on 16 April 2018)

Along with Suikoden

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PEEPer0nni PEEPer0nni (on 16 April 2018)

But it probably won't happen because pubs never sell their IP unless they go bankrupt... So yeah we can only pray they go bankrupt.

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AlfredoTurkey PEEPer0nni (on 16 April 2018)

Sell it back to Kojima.

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Darwinianevolution (on 16 April 2018)

Well, after this failure, the only thing we could expect is Konami licensing the Fox engine to other devs. And Pachinko, lots of lots of pachinko.

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Nem (on 16 April 2018)

103k fools that got played.

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Masked_Muchaco (on 16 April 2018)

I knew this game wouldn't... survive.

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DialgaMarine (on 16 April 2018)

Didn’t deserve even this small amount.

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ROCKY223 (on 16 April 2018)


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Darwinianevolution ROCKY223 (on 16 April 2018)

Name recognition and brand alone, but this is all that's going to move. This ship is going to sink FAST.

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KLAMarine ROCKY223 (on 16 April 2018)


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ClassicGamingWizzz (on 16 April 2018)


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Xen (on 16 April 2018)

A lot more than I expected.

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KrspaceT (on 16 April 2018)

Just 19,000 for Xbox? Why do Japanese companies bother with the thing?

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Chazore (on 16 April 2018)

people will feed them, that's for sure.

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LMU Uncle Alfred (on 16 April 2018)

Woohoo! Take that haters! 100k, 3 more till 401k and we can retire!

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Walbert (on 17 April 2018)

Wonder how many of those 103,651 were foolish enough to spend $10 on a second save slot.

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Zoombael (on 17 April 2018)

Metal Gear Not Survive

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KazumaKiryu (on 17 April 2018)

Goodbye the legendary Metal Gear Solid. This new game is so bad.

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deskpro2k3 (on 17 April 2018)

I just want MGO2 back :(

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Shadow1980 (on 17 April 2018)

I wish Konami would get bought out by someone who actually respects gaming. Konami was once one of the best third parties around, but now they're a mockery of their former selves, caring naught for their own legacy.

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xMetroid (on 16 April 2018)


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friendlyfamine (on 17 April 2018)

Is that a typo in the article? "February 21 in Europe and February 22 in Europe."

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