One Piece: Gigant Battle 2: New World Sells 116,062 Copies in Week 1

Posted on November 24, 2011

one piece box artOne Piece: Gigant Battle 2: New World, developed by Ganbarion and published by Namco Bandai Games, was released of November 17, 2011 in Japan. Well, now that the game has been out for a week, the sales figures are in! For the week of November 14 to November 20th, One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 sold a total of 116,062 copies! That’s even more impressive than the first week Japanese sales of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, of 68,431 copies.

What’s more impressive? Note the fact the game was released on November 17th and the data only covers sales until the 20th. That means Gigant Battle 2 sold 116,062 copies in 4 days! That’s an average of 29,015 copies sold a day.

However, One Piece: Gigant Battle 2: New World was only the second highest selling game in Japan last week. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which was also released the same day, was able to sell a huge 180,372 copies. Still, One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 was the only Nintendo DS game in the top 20, which in itself is impressive since 3DS is Nintendo’s latest handheld. Check out the top 20 highest selling games last week (between November 14 and 20) in Japan as recorded by the Japanese data and analytics company Media Create.

01. [PS3] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Subtitled Edition (Square Enix) – 180.372
02. [NDS] One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 – New World (Bandai Namco Games) – 116.062
03. [PS3] Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Level 5) – 67.032
04. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo) – 62.318
05. [PS3] Saints Row: The Third (THQ Japan)– 36.222
06. [PSP] Final Fantasy Type-0 (Square Enix) – 30.543
07. [360] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Subtitled Edition (Square Enix) – 30.467
08. [PSP] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Extend (Sega) – 30.042
09. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 3: Utage (Capcom) – 25.771
10. [PS3] Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 (Capcom) – 22.436
11. [PSP] Ore no Shikabane wo Koete Yuke (Sony Computer Entertainment) – 21.497
12. [WII] PokePark 2: Beyond the World (Pokemon Co.) – 19.246
13. [WII] Kirby’s Return to Dream Land (Nintendo) – 18.671
14. [360] Saints Row: The Third (THQ Japan) – 15.380
15. [360] Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Microsoft Game Studios) – 13.106
16. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition (Konami) – 12.721
17. [WII] Just Dance Wii (Nintendo) – 12.477
18. [PSP] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012 (Konami) – 9.742
19. [3DS] Wii Party (Nintendo) – 8.559
20. [PS3] Battlefield 3 (Electronic Arts) – 8.094