W101 sales aren't as bad as they seem

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User Info: Fisto81

Fisto81
3 years ago#1
First of all only Media Create said 5000. Famitsu said 6,663, which is pretty decent for a niche title like W101.

Second of all, they don't include digital sales at all!

It never ceases to amaze me how people spread these bogus numbers around like they mean something.
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User Info: Iokua

Iokua
3 years ago#2
Sub 10,000 sales are terrible no matter how you spin it. Basically what you're saying is that Nintendo failed to sell 4/5ths of their initial shipment.
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User Info: Fisto81

Fisto81
3 years ago#3
Iokua posted...
Sub 10,000 sales are terrible no matter how you spin it. Basically what you're saying is that Nintendo failed to sell 4/5ths of their initial shipment.


Selling 1/5 of their initial shipment in the first week is pretty damn good.
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User Info: BkzIzu

BkzIzu
3 years ago#4
Famitsu includes digital sales, dude.

User Info: Tech_Support

Tech_Support
3 years ago#5
look the game bombed and the only people surprised are the fanboys and fantrolls.
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User Info: NintendoGamer83

NintendoGamer83
3 years ago#6
BkzIzu posted...
Famitsu includes digital sales, dude.


Source?
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User Info: SlimeSwayze

SlimeSwayze
3 years ago#7
Fisto, thanks for making my day so special with your incredible insight.
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User Info: Neonwarrior1243

Neonwarrior1243
3 years ago#8
In Japan you get a huge drop off after the first week, though for W101 it was only one day and they got 5k.

User Info: KingTurt

KingTurt
3 years ago#9
I'm still absolutely shocked how The Wonderful 101 only sold 6,663 copies during launch, I felt like this was the type of game that would really go well with everyone, especially in Japan since it's made by Platinum Games. It should have easily sold more than that.

Obviously this is just launch and the sales will get better, i'm still hopeful in the end the game will be a success. It's an amazing game, and it deserves better.

I also think it will be a bigger hit in NA, since it's still a really hyped game.

User Info: NintendoGamer83

NintendoGamer83
3 years ago#10
Its almost as if there wasn't a special offer on digital download.

Oh wait.
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