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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sales Top 300,000 Units Worldwide

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sales Top 300,000 Units Worldwide - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 January 2021 / 2,137 Views

Atlus a greetings card to celebrate the new year, which was posted by Famitsu and translated by Persona Central, announced 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has sold over 300,000 units worldwide. 

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim first launched for the PlayStation 4 in Japan in November 2019 and in other countries in Asia in March 2020. The game launched in the west on September 22, 2020. 

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sales Top 300,000 Units Worldwide

Here is an overview of the game:

Vanillaware, the storytellers behind Odin Sphere and Dragon’s Crown, craft a sci-fi mystery epic spanning thirteen intertwining stories.

Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity!

Key Features:

  • Beautifully rendered in Vanillaware’s signature hand-painted visual style.
  • Uncover a deep story through visions of the past and the future.
  • The doomsday clock is ticking. Become a Sentinel pilot, customize your mech, and fight waves of kaiju in top-down tactical combat.
  • Along with the recognition of Japanese game industry leaders, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has won numerous awards.

Accolades:

  • Japan Game Awards 2019, Future Division Winner
  • Famitsu Dengeki Game Award 2019, Best Scenario Award & Best Adventure Award (2 divisions)
  • Japan Otaku Awards 2019, Grand Prize
  • IGN Japan Game of the Year 2019, 6th Place
  • IGN Japan User’s Choice 2019, 2nd Place
  • Weekly Famitsu (PS4 Special Feature, sold March 12th, 2020), Ranked in 10th for “PlayStation 4 Must-Play Titles,” selected from all PlayStation 4 titles ever sold
  • 51st Seiun Award, Media Category, Nominee

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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2 Comments
NobleTeam360 (on 10 January 2021)

Currently playing through this game, pretty interesting so far.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 06 January 2021)

Underrated gem,
This has to be known by others! Haha I wanna buy it too!

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