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Dark Souls: Remastered Sells an Estimated 231,158 Units First Week at Retail

Dark Souls: Remastered Sells an Estimated 231,158 Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 July 2018 / 7,089 Views

The action RPG from publisher Bandai Namco and developer FromSoftware - Dark Souls: Remastered - sold 231,158 units first week at retail on consoles, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending May 5, 2018.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 207,060 units sold (90%), compared to 24,098 units sold on the Xbox One (10%). 

 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in Japan with 78,523 units sold (34%), compared to 64,181 units sold in Europe (28%) and 52,650 units sold in the US (23%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 15,247 units in the UK, 14,779 units in Germany, and 8,632 units in France. 
 
It was also reported the game sold also sold 54,306 digital units in Japan in its first four days.

Dark Souls: Remastered released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on May 24 in Japan and May 25 in North America and Europe. It will launch for the Nintendo Switch in the third quarter of 2018.


 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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10 Comments
DialgaMarine (on 06 July 2018)

Almost 10:1 PS4 to Xbone sales

  • +6
Barozi DialgaMarine (on 07 July 2018)

Dark Souls is on X1 for over 2 years. No point in buying a lazy remaster

  • -2
DialgaMarine DialgaMarine (on 07 July 2018)

Meh, sounds like a lame excuse tbh.

  • +2
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gemini_d@rk (on 06 July 2018)

poor support by xbox users.

  • +5
HylianSwordsman (on 07 July 2018)

I wonder what the Switch version will sell. If they get it out in a reasonable timeframe, it should be able to muster a bit better than what the Xbox got here, but if they delay it for like a whole year or something I think everyone will lose interest.

  • +3

It's still scheduled to come out sometime this summer so it won't be too much longer (assuming it doesn't get delayed again lol).

  • +3

It's already July and still no announcement. We'd better hear from them soon. I really want to play it :(

  • +2

Me too! I can't wait to finally be able to play Dark Souls on the go :)

  • +3
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