Thursday, December 1, 2011

Senjou no Valkyria 3 fails to rank in the top 20 most selling games

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The Japanese sales chart for week 47 of 2011 that goes from November 21 to November 27 has been published today and it seems that Senjou no Valkyria 3 EXTRA EDITION has failed to enter the top 20 most selling games for that week.

The last game on the chart (#20) is Sengoku Basara 3: Utage for the PS3 and has sold 13.233 units in that week, this means that the EXTRA EDITION has sold less than that. Also the reprint of Senjou No Valkyria 2 (Sega the Best ) that was released the same day (November 23) failed to enter the rank too, but this is normal, this is the second reprint of the budget version of the game, most of the people already have it.

To summarize all this information, Senjou no Valkyria 3 EXTRA EDITION has sold less than 13.233 units in 5 days. In Japan, in most of the cases, the first week is when the games sold the most, so is unlikely that we will see the game in the next chart.

The original release sold in his first 10 weeks, 149,327 units (official numbers), unofficial sources inform that the sales till this date rise to 172,661 units.

Even if this is only speculation by my part, between the game, toys, the anime and other stuff, I'm 100% sure that the game was a success for Sega. But I expected better numbers for the EXTRA EDITION, maybe is too expensive?, maybe it's too soon to release this kind of version? (lest than 12 months from the original release).


  1. Serenade_King: At least Japan gets Valkyria Chronicles 3 even if it's not on the chart >_<

  2. Do these numbers include PSN sales? That is where I got my version.
    If they bothered to port it, they would no doubt get better sales than in Japan.

  3. LMAO, I'm one of those and I don't even live in Japan XD

    And is that 13.233 or 13'233? Surely more than 13 odd were sold :O