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Dragon Quest XI S Debuts at the Top of the Japanese Charts, Switch Sells Nearly 200,000 Units

Dragon Quest XI S Debuts at the Top of the Japanese Charts, Switch Sells Nearly 200,000 Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 October 2019 / 6,158 Views

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (NS) has debuted in first on the Japanese charts with sales of 303,204 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending September 29.


The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with sales 196,489 units. The PlayStation 4 sold 24,658 units, the 3DS sold 2,384 units. The Xbox One sold 158 units and the PlayStation Vita sold 39 units. 

Here is the complete top 10 chart:

  1. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 09/27/19) – 303,204 (New)
  2. [PS4] Code Vein (Bandai Namco, 09/27/19) – 60,843 (New)
  3. [PS4] Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Koei Tecmo, 09/26/19) – 53,428 (New)
  4. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Nintendo, 09/20/19) – 45,775 (187,150)
  5. [PS4] Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (Falcom, 09/26/19) – 45,378 (New)
  6. [PS4] FIFA 20 (Electronic Arts, 09/27/19) – 43,751 (New)
  7. [PS4] World of War Z (H2 Interactive, 09/26/19) – 27,872 (New)
  8. [PS4] Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition (Capcom, 09/06/19) – 26,324 (346,239)
  9. [NSW] Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Koei Tecmo, 09/26/19) – 25,538 (New)
  10. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 14,731 (644,445)

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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PAOerfulone (on 02 October 2019)

Pretty strong opening for Dragon Quest. Very nice hold for the Switch from last week!

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curl-6 (on 02 October 2019)

Switch maintaining a brutal hardware ratio over the competition; 8 to 1 over its nearest rival this week

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SwitchUP curl-6 (on 03 October 2019)

The switch is just CRUSHING everything else.

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Zenos (on 02 October 2019)

Good to hear that DQXI is doing well. I got my copy last week.

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KLAMarine (on 02 October 2019)

Sounds good!

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SanAndreasX (on 03 October 2019)

I made my contribution to Dragon Quest XI S's sales in the US.

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GuyDuke (on 02 October 2019)

Stronger opening for DQ than I thought.

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SwitchUP (on 03 October 2019)

It's really shocking to see the downplay of dragon quest 11... jesus. It's as if the game didnt exist for 2+ fucking years already on 2 platforms with a combined 176 million or so units..

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Blood_Tears SwitchUP (on 04 October 2019)

Yeah bro, people get so fucking defensive about fucking Dragon Quest eh bro. Like wtf bro, seriously. Maybe one day they'll up "switchup" bruh and buy the definitive edition.....bro..

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SwitchUP SwitchUP (on 04 October 2019)

Is that the best you got bruh? Downvotes and parrot comments? Lol, bruh... like, try harder bruh. Haha.

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Blood_Tears SwitchUP (on 04 October 2019)

So you parrot the parrot comment and taunt more over nothing? When you're the one who can't handle opposing opinions and initiated a pathetic reply to my comment. And you see nothing hypocritical about that? 42 years old on a Dragon Quest article looking for potshots. Sad and pathetic. Get over yourself.

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SwitchUP SwitchUP (on 04 October 2019)

You cant parrot yourself, smartguy, Haha. I continued off my op, and you're a parrot, parrot. Nice try though. The only thing I find pathetic is a fan who has to downplay things when it hurts their wittle feewings.... like it did yours. I just call it like it is, parrot. Try again, scooter. I havent downplayed anything... because I have no need to. But you, on the other hand.... they have a name for guys like you... damn.. what is it? Oh.. cant say it here. But you definitely are one.

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cycycychris SwitchUP (on 04 October 2019)

SwitchUP and Blood_Tears were warned for there comments in this article

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Blood_Tears (on 02 October 2019)

Digital must be crazy good for PS4 Atelier Ryza since they confirmed 150k for this game sales.

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Rob5VGC Blood_Tears (on 02 October 2019)

That 150k includes Mondays new shipment.

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Roberto63 (on 03 October 2019)

All these bot comments. Funny

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SwitchUP Roberto63 (on 03 October 2019)

.... what?

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JRPGfan (on 02 October 2019)

Piece should have been titled "Atelier Ryza sold 150k first week" instead, its way more impressive than DQ11 doing 200k.

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RetroGamer94 JRPGfan (on 02 October 2019)

Good thing DQ11 did over 300k! ;)

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Rob5VGC JRPGfan (on 02 October 2019)

An article has already been made for that. Also, The 150k includes this weeks new shipment that happened on Monday. So it makes no sense to add this weeks shipment with last week numbers.

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Jranation JRPGfan (on 02 October 2019)

But according to this article you are both wrong with the numbers.

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Blood_Tears (on 02 October 2019)
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