MGS4 Sells 300K in One Day in Japan
According to Media Create, MGS4 has sold 300,000 copies from its first day on sale in Japan, not including the PS3/MGS4 bundle.
First day sales:
Metal Gear Solid 4 – 300.000.
Normal Edition – 130.000.
Limited Edition – 170.000 .
If you compare 1st day sales of MGS4 with 1st week sales of previous MGS games in Japan, you will see some interesting numbers:
Previous MGS’s first week Sales
MGS: 317,000 / 706,000 (45% of total sales occurred in the 1st week)
MGS2: 457,000 / 798,000 (57% of total sales occurred in the 1st week)
MGS3: 487,000 / 820,000 (59% of total sales occurred in the 1st week)
According to the latest Media Create numbers, 2,079,374 PS3s are currently in Japanese homes. It will be very interesting to see how well the MGS4 PS3 bundle does.