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Unicorn Overlord gets ahead of FF VII Rebirth in Japan



Final Fantasy VII Rebirth follows an interesting sales pace in Japan, appearing as the only PS5 game among several options for Nintendo Switch. And speaking of the Nintendo console, Unicorn Overlord seems to have stood out a lot in the region, as Famitsu's weekly sales ranking suggests.

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While Atlus' RPG had 16,000 sales, the Square Enix title had more than 11,000 new customers — approaching 299,000 copies sold since its launch on February 29. Check out the placement in the table below:

Game Console Release date of Units sold per week Sales amount
Unicorn Overlord Nintendo Switch 03/08/24 16,012 56,003
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth PlayStation 5 02/29/24 11,497 298,635
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch 04/28/17 9,031 5,748,900
Super Mario Bros. Wonder Nintendo Switch 10/20/23 8,257 1,787,466
Mario vs. Donkey Kong Nintendo Switch 02/16/24 7,680 124,441
Fitness Boxing feat. Hatsune Miku: Isshoni Exercise Nintendo Switch 07/03/24 7,011 21,139
MACROSS Shooting Insight Nintendo Switch 03/14/24 6,961 New
Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru! Nintendo Switch 11/16/23 5,947 1,011,957
Minecraft Nintendo Switch 06/21/18 5,872 3,470,376
Splatoon 3 Nintendo Switch 09/09/22 5,626 4,251,794

In console sales, the same thing is repeated. The Nintendo Switch comes out on top, followed by the PlayStation 5.

Console Sales for the week Total sales
Switch OLED Model 30,753 6,868,972
PlayStation 5 22,665 4,570,547
Switch Lite 7,337 5,777,577
PlayStation 5 Digital Ed. 3,851 740,382
Switch 4,793 19,743,487
Xbox Series X 817 250,778
Xbox Series S 679 305,606
Playstation 4 588 7,924,410
New 2DS LL (including 2DS) 12 1,192,891

It is worth mentioning that in addition to the Switch, Unicorn Overlord was also released for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series.

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