Death Stranding Japanese Launch Month Sales All Digital

According to the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, a report revealed the launch month sales in Japan of popular and mysterious video game Death Stranding.

Death Stranding launch month sales reveals most common version in Japan

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu revealed that Kojima’s game was mostly bought in digital form in Japan. It was estimated that it sold 109,375 copies via the PlayStation Store.

Pokemon Sword and Shield was ahead of this game with 629,636 digital copies sold between October 29 and November 24. Romancing Saga 3 got third place with 97,057 copies sold. Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Persona 5 Royal got top five with an estimated 72,600 and 60,473 digital copies sold respectively.

Even though the game was a mysterious one, it did not stop the Kojima Productions title to getting bigger sales records around the globe. In japan, it became the biggest new IP launch of the generation, and in the UK it became the second biggest PS4 exclusive of 2019. It became successful in the rest of Europe, Taiwan, and South Korea.

The game is now available on PS4. It will launch later next year on PC.

Source: Famitsu via Twinfinite, PlayStationLifestyle

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