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Marvel’s Spider-Man Sold 96% of Initial Shipment in Japan

Marvel’s Spider-Man Sold 96% of Initial Shipment in Japan - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 October 2018 / 4,888 Views

Marvel’s Spider-Man sold 125,154 units in Japan in its first week, according to Media Create for the week ending September 9. The firm has now released its weekly analysis and revealed that the game sold through 96.17 percent o its initial shipment in the first week. 

Media Create estimates that a large amount of people in Japan were not able to find a copy of the game and bought the game digitally through the PlayStation Store. 


The limited edition Marvel’s Spider-Man PlayStation 4 Pro bundle sold 4,000 units by itself. 

 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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ZODIARKrebirth (on 14 September 2018)

geat to hear, maybe another strong second week

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Kerotan (on 14 September 2018)

Super news. Hopefully good legs

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AngryLittleAlchemist (on 14 September 2018)

Wow, that is extremely impressive. I hope this means good things for more Western-oriented games.

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DialgaMarine (on 14 September 2018)

1 million sold in Japan is pretty much guaranteed. That’s crazy for a PS4 exclusive.

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TheBraveGallade DialgaMarine (on 15 September 2018)

Wouldn't say a lock, but pretty likely.

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ResilientFighter (on 16 September 2018)

that is amazing like spiderman

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Mystro-Sama (on 14 September 2018)

Didn't know Japan liked Spiderman.

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Kerotan Mystro-Sama (on 14 September 2018)

In terms of games it didn't until now. Ps4 western games are really growing in prominence compared to last gen and the gens before

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siebensus4 Mystro-Sama (on 14 September 2018)

...and on the other hand japanese games like Ni No Kuni 2 are sold more in the US and especially Europe than in Japan... JRPGs boom outside Japan...

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KazumaKiryu Mystro-Sama (on 15 September 2018)

i dont like spiderman-Movies, but the game is really great!! the bossfights, gameplay, story, graphic - It is a lot of fun and graphically beautiful.

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