Genei Ibun Roku #FE Debuts With Disappointing 23k Sales in Japan

by on December 30, 2015

Genei Ibun Roku #FE (known as Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem in the West) has sold only 23k in it’s first week of release in Japan. It became available on December 26 in Japan, which speculators have claimed may have contributed to the weak opening sales.

Persona Central reported figures from Famitsu which show the lifetime sales of all Fire Emblem games in comparison which can be found below:

  1. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest (Nintendo) {2015-06-25} — 353,201 / 536,121 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  2. [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo) {2012-04-19} — 242,600 / 481,865
  3. [NDS] Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Nintendo) {2008-08-07} — 147,704 / 252,309 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  4. [WII] Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Nintendo) {2007-02-22} — 73,337 / 171,924 [Famitsu Tracker Data]
  5. [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE (Nintendo) {2015-12-26} — 23,806 / NEW [Famitsu Tracker Data]

Genei Ibun Roku #FE is due for release in North America and Europe sometime in 2016, exclusively on Wii U. See the trailer below.