Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2: Nintendo Switch Sales Numbers Revealed (Japan)

Posted on September 13, 2017

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 on the Nintendo Switch hit Japanese retailers on Thursday, September 7. The very next day, Bandai Namco Entertainment Japan announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 was a hit in Japan and there was a shortage of the physical version of the game. Just how many copies of the game were sold?

According to Japanese data company MediaCreate, 24,045 copies of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for the Nintendo Switch flew off shelves. The sales report are for the period between September 4th and September 10th, but because Xenoverse 2 was released on the 7th and due to Bandai Namco’s announcement, we assume 24,045 copies sold is just for a day or two of sales, which is phenomenal. Just to note, those sales are just the physical version, it’s unclear how many copies were sold on the Nintendo eShop. When we checked yesterday, we saw Xenoverse 2 was #1 on the best sellers list in the eShop.

When Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 was originally released in Japan back on November 2, 2016, it had sales of 66,035 copies sold on the PS4 over 5 days. Below are the top 10 games in terms of sales from a report that tallied numbers between the period of September 4 to September 10, 2017. The number in parenthesis notes the number of sales of a game since it went on sale at retailers unless it is noted by (NEW), which means this is it’s first week on sale.

[Platform] Game Title – Sales This Week (Sales Total)

  1. [PS4] Destiny 2 – 50,263 (New)
  2. [NS] Splatoon 2 – 44,981 (1,101,481)
  3. [NS] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – 24,045 (New)
  4. [PS4] Everybody’s Golf – 22,488 (123,207)
  5. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 15,993 (1,709,906)
  6. [NS] Monster Hunter XX – 12,811 (124,207)
  7. [NS] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 10,526 (683,214)
  8. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 9,147 (1,337,602)
  9. [3DS] The Snack World: Trejarers – 7,079 (155,149)
  10. [PS4] KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! Judgment on this Greedy Game! – 7,044 (New)


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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is an action-fighting game with MMO and RPG elements in development by Dimps. It was published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in North America on October 25 and in Europe on October 28. The PC version was released on October 28. The Nintendo Switch version is scheduled for September 7 in Japan and September 22 in Europe and North America.