This is the state of Japan right now

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  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What can you buy with a measly 500 yen in tendiebucks?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      suika game

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      are the also buying PS5s with no game to play.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        To be fair, nips aren't buying them. Chinks are exporting them out of Japan because the yen is weak

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The actual money are in gacha/mobile games
    Consoles are for children

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Japan isn't having children anymore, it's all aging hikkikomori.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        They are having more children than whites albeit

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Birth rates in nipland are basically equal to birth rates of the native european population in europe (1.35)

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Oy vey stop being islamophobic Japan needs to import them to fix birthrates

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I wonder if you could get a jap PS4 that's hackable easily

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Anon, adults are the ones buying expensive consoles and PCs. Children get tardphones from their parents at age 6 nowadays.

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >no snoyslop
    Good job Japan!

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    japan isn't a state it's a country

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      underrated

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      and pissrael is neither

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Japanese are buying playstation to play Genshin and Apex Legend. Not sonyslop.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ganker told me Japan doesn't care about Genshin

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >minecraft
    Its jover they are going to catch autism

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What am I supposed to see here?
    >popular things are..... POPULAR????

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      snoys are seething

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I guess the white Switch outselling the black one

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >thread will be full of people saying that people buying WiiU games and retro remakes are a sign of a great industry
    They are like this

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Yes buying video games is good for the industry

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      schrodinger's Ganker

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    That sucks. Word was Japan is adopting pc and vr

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Japanese PC 'gaming' is all about eroge and VNs. They don't even play at home, they rely on PC cafes for that.

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >nips only buy games and not movies
    Makes sense to me.

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >PS5
    Is it just scalpers burning their money hoping that it will pay off or something? Or habit buyers who don't actually want to get up and move to the television?

  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >PS5 console
    >No PS5 games
    People are buying this console just for ps4 games?

  13. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Good
    Death to all snoytroons

  14. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >PS5 outselling the Switch

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      These are hourly listings, so it fluctuates

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >>PS5 outselling the Switch
      No. The Switch is listed 8 times in the top 100.
      The PS5 is only listed once. There at #2.
      And even then the best selling one of Switch's 8 listings. Is ranked right behind at #3. And together with the 7 other listings. The Switch is without a doubt selling more.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Everyone has the Switch there already

  15. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Ohnononononnoo stellarbladesis…

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      anon stellar blade is the best sold PS5 game in there...

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >best sold PS5 game
        That's not saying much

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Maybe not for switch games but it's even above the PS5 version of smtvv so it does mean something.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Woah really hard to beat all those 3 other games

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I don't get you morons, why even mention stellar blade if you know PS5 games just sell worse than switch ones? Is just bait or being stupid?

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            ff7flopbirth didn’t get outsold by paper mario remake albeit

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              It was outsold by SMRPG instead which I am sure pissed off SE much more.

  16. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Media Create white book 2023

    Top 1000 software

    NSW - 629
    PS4 - 198
    PS5 - 170
    XBS - 3

    01. NSW - 18.992.901 / 129.643.847 <80,57%> (295 new games)
    02. PS5 - 2.994.439 / 5.403.820 <12,70%> (146 new games)
    03. PS4 - 1.575.599 / 62.075.563 <6,68%> (150 new games)
    04. XBS - 11.361 / 19.458 <0,05%> (2 new games)
    00. ALL - 23.574.301 <100,00%> (593 new games

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >ps5 beaten by wiiu
      OH NO NO NO NO
      HOW WILL SNOYS EVER RECOVER

  17. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The japanese are really buying Minecraft on the switch of all things? That version runs like complete ass

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Sales up to the end of 2023
      >010./009. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) - 467.577 / 3.364.404
      Minecraft on Switch alone makes Microsoft a more successful publisher in Japan than Sony

  18. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    not a single PS5 game in sight, it really makes you wonder

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It's not, really. We've known for years that your average PS5 is basically just playing Fortnite/Apex because it's cheaper than getting a PC for such. To the point where scraping off the top of MTX is actually the main revenue source for Sony's gaming division and that is sad.

  19. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Still better than the west's.

  20. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I told you Japan was woke

  21. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What fricking game can you buy on the eshop with only 500 yen?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Plenty with a sale

  22. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >ZERO (0) piss5 games
    Based Japan keeping trve Vidya ALIVE
    snoypedos seething

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I guess it's because PS has no flagship games to match those long-standing mascot-driven top sellers.

  23. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Japan

  24. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >2. ps5
    >...
    >7. shitch

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Hi Eric will see you Thursday

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        What's happening on Thursday?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          The weekly tendies meeting where they circle jerk off to a japanese magazine. Still dead last worldwide.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous
            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              There’s no way the 360 didn’t sell at least 30m+ in the US, xbox sales have always heavily leaned on ‘murica and the 360 is the most successful xbox with 85m sold.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >wiki
              >highlighted PS5 with sales from November 2020
              Only missing over 17M units. The same pedos that hate VGChartz btw.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >Still dead last worldwide.
            PS5? Yes you're right Eric. Go back to Brasilia.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Having #3 and #7 (and #33) leads to more units sold than just #2

  25. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    what do we do when the japanese die out from lack of birth rate?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Nothing. We'll be dead by then.

  26. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    woah PS5 selling so much but all i see is nintendo games

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      99% of grown ups buy digital. Tendie games always do well on physical sales lists because boomers think you children want physical boxes for their birthday or they simply are not aware that digital games exist.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        PS5 in Japan has 20% digital rate as per statistics leaked from Insomiac.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        cope erica ps5 is a flop

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It's being exported to China. Chinks don't need japanese versions of games. They buy them from Hong Kong.
      It's also not selling that much. Amazon is relatively small compared to japanese electronics stores like BIC Camera

  27. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It's crazy people keep spamming kotaku numbers like they matter. Nobody gives a frick about Japan -- not even Japan. It's console gamers have plummeted double digit percentages YoY. It's a mobile environment now. Even PC gamers exceed console gamers there now (which is already a tiny number, but it is growing unlike console gamers). The USA is, quite literally, the last bastion of gaming.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Japanese console market is doing well.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >the country primarily playing 2k, madden, CoD or Fortnite is saving gaming
      even you dont believe this

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >The USA is, quite literally, the last bastion of gaming.
        COD Fortnite COD Fortnite COD GTA Fortnite
        Nice bastion. Now kys

        As opposed to a country comprised entirely of gacha mobile players? Yes.

        Japanese console market is doing well.

        Your utterly pointless chart neither considers the market share of platform nor is it indicative with what you're saying. COVID was a humongous boon for the video game industry, especially consoles, and Japan wasn't even up YoY. Don't talk about things you don't understand ty.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >As opposed to a country comprised entirely of gacha mobile players? Yes.
          I want you to look at how much money King rakes in from Candy Crush and say that again.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >gacha mobile players
          is stellar blade a gacha game now?

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >As opposed to a country comprised entirely of gacha mobile players? Yes.
            I want you to look at how much money King rakes in from Candy Crush and say that again.

            >Revenue from location-based games in Japan exceeded $620 million in 2023. This accounts for 49.5% of the global market. The second-place, with 27.9%, is the United States.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              thats great

              so is Stellar blade gachashit?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Nobody said it was barry.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            The fact that sales exist of console games does not eliminate the overbearing fact that Japan mobile gaming is immense, console gaming is singal digits, and PC gaming has grown beyond console, but still <15% of market share.
            I literally do this for a living morons. Your headcanons won't change reality nor will your elementary grasp of understanding how to read data.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >Pretends he's a data analyst
              >Zero consideration of types of gaming not being mutually exclusive

              Gacha on break/work, console at home, Switch at both

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >I literally do this for a living morons

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >you will never get paid to to your job wrong and misinterpret statistics
                why live

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          kys. japan game market is more relevant than your cope.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >The USA is, quite literally, the last bastion of gaming.
      COD Fortnite COD Fortnite COD GTA Fortnite
      Nice bastion. Now kys

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >PC gamers exceed console gamers there now
      lmao

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >The USA is, quite literally, the last bastion of gaming.
      Switch is the most sold console here too

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        And?
        Japan is developing for the USA, not Japan. That's the point.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          last time I checked switch is sold in japan too. if you lost the argument then shut up

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Nobody said it wasn't? What are you even arguing for? You keep making bizarre, pointless observations @ me.

            >I literally do this for a living morons

            >Pretends he's a data analyst
            >Zero consideration of types of gaming not being mutually exclusive

            Gacha on break/work, console at home, Switch at both

            Malding that I get paid 120K to WFH in vidya data while you're a virgin neet.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      > Nobody gives a frick about Japan
      asiatics clearly do considering they made a badly built copy of nier automata a japanese game and released it with a japanese company in a japanese console

  28. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    the ps5 portable will save japan
    just a few more years

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      With what games? It will just end up like Vita.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        anon, all the games

        ps4 is still getting software versions to this day, imagine when ps6 is out, if the portable runs ps5 games in 2028 it will have new game support till 2032

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Please unhook yourself from the hopium can, that shit is poisonous in high quantities.

          >Amazon best sellers- Japan
          >PS5 #2 among dozens of Switch games and consoles
          >"Heh, Nintendo BTFO"
          >Point out how PS5 being #2 isn't that great because there are multiple Switch versions that all add up
          >Thread turns to "Japan doesn't matter!" "Physical sales don't matter!" "Who cares about these numbers anyway!" "Those games don't count!" "Digital Sales are huge!"

          It really is just an early Famitsu thread, innit

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >all the games
          Here's software sales in 2023
          01. NSW - 18.992.901 / 129.643.847 <80,57%> (295 new games)
          02. PS5 - 2.994.439 / 5.403.820 <12,70%> (146 new games)
          03. PS4 - 1.575.599 / 62.075.563 <6,68%> (150 new games)
          04. XBS - 11.361 / 19.458 <0,05%> (2 new games)
          00. ALL - 23.574.301 <100,00%> (593 new games

          PS4 and PS5 don't even account for 20%

  29. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    How are people still buying Minecraft on Switch? Surely word of mouth spread enough that it runs like fricking shit and is easily the worst way to play MC outside of a shitty old tablet.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      They just want to play a video game

      Sales up to the end of 2023
      >010./009. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) - 467.577 / 3.364.404
      Minecraft on Switch alone makes Microsoft a more successful publisher in Japan than Sony

  30. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Amazon best sellers- Japan
    >PS5 #2 among dozens of Switch games and consoles
    >"Heh, Nintendo BTFO"
    >Point out how PS5 being #2 isn't that great because there are multiple Switch versions that all add up
    >Thread turns to "Japan doesn't matter!" "Physical sales don't matter!" "Who cares about these numbers anyway!" "Those games don't count!" "Digital Sales are huge!"

  31. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >now
    japs have always had shit taste.
    Why do you think bethschlopslosh is so popular there?
    Being consolegays for so long obliterated whatever taste they might've had

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >the shit taste cope
      the ultimate snoy cope. I think I read it just more than 10 times in the last six months

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        What cope? They never had a chance to develop because they were stuck on consoleshit, including tendie and snoy. How is that a snoy cope, idiot?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          you must be 18+ to post here

  32. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    lel

    Now he's using his mobile gaming cope when he starts losing

  33. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >he's still making Nintendo seethe threads after jannies got done deleting them this morning
    Can you imagine being Eric? What a miserable shit life

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Imagine getting assblasted relentlessly for the past 7 years by the Switch. That's Eric.

  34. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Nintendo always wins.

  35. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    [...]

    no fake fantasies don't count now cope more

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      see

      What cope? They never had a chance to develop because they were stuck on consoleshit, including tendie and snoy. How is that a snoy cope, idiot?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >no argument
        pc gays are hopeless
        Verification not required.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous
  36. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Where the heck is Tears of the Kingdom?
    I thought it was the game of the decade.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It already sold 20 million. Majority of people who played BOTW basically got it on release

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It has had very little staying power compared to past zelda games.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It's still in the top 30 charts after one year

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Past Zeldas have maintained top 10 -- oft top 5 for majority months.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Source?

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            post source then because totk is like the second best sold zelda in japan

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Past zeldas also didn’t sell 20 million+ in a few months

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Where the heck is Tears of the Kingdom?
      TOTK has terrible legs for such an overhyped game. It's pathetic.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        good morning saar!

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        see

        It's still in the top 30 charts after one year

  37. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >imagine being the cuck that's always screeching Eric in every thread

  38. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I was going to buy a 2nd Switch but decided to just wait for Switch 2.

  39. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >sell 1 unit at launch and sell 1 unit every day after (100% legs)
    >WOW WHAT A GREAT SUCCESS LOOK AT THOSE LEGS
    >sell 20 million at once
    >WHAT A FLOP NO LEGS

  40. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

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    >5 deleted threads today and counting
    when did jannies start giving a frick about deleting Erics threads again

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Did this eric person rape you?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        No, but Nintendo probably raped him considering how much he posts about it, lol

  41. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What the frick do you buy with a 500 yen gift card? Indieshit?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      fortnite emotes

  42. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Updated hourly

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