Soul Hackers 2 is doing well in Japan!

Soul Hackers 2 was released on PlayStation and Xbox platforms (as well as PC) in Japan last week, August 25, and sales tracker Famitsu reports a total of 51,861 copies of the first Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers sequel. after 25 years were sold out in its first week in stores.

This is a performance superior to that of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FEthe previous game released by the same team, which debuted in Japan with 23,000 copies sold.

Sales data estimated by Famitsu for Soul Hackers 2 in Japan are for sales made between August 22 and August 28, 2022. The number of copies sold does not include digital downloads of the game.

Sales Comparison of Devil Summoner Series and Soul Hackers 2

Although it no longer bears the name “Devil Summoner”, below is a comparison with the first sales in Japan (followed by lifetime sales) of the previous games Devil Summoner. All figures are taken from Famitsu’s sales counter, via the Game Data Library.

  • [SAT] Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner {12/25/1995) – N/A / 355,656
  • [SAT] Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (11/13/1997) – 160,850 / 258,678
  • [PS2] Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha Vs. King Abaddon (23/10/2008) – 76,576 / 162,041
  • [PS1] Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (08/04/1999) – 60,905 / 137,414
  • [3DS] Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (08/30/2012) – 73,690 / 104,727
  • [PS2] Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha Vs. The Soulless Army (02/03/2006) – 56,215 / 91,008
  • [PS4] Soul Hackers 2 (Atlus) (08/25/2022) – 31,604 / NEW
  • [PS5] Soul Hackers 2 (Atlus) (08/25/2022) – 20,257 / NEW

The Xbox versions of the game did not make the top 10 games sold this week in Japan. A leaderboard update within a week will show Xbox sales.

When it comes to physical game sales, the title debuted at number 11 in the UK sales chart for its first week on the market.

Soul Hackers 2 Launch Trailer and Story Reveal

Bathed in neon light, humans got lost in endless technological advancements, which led to their downfall. Out of sight, a war between Yatagarasu and the Ghost Society is brewing. It’s about Devil Summoner exploiting the powers of these creatures. In the ocean of digital data that surrounds us, the collective thoughts have physically materialized into a full-fledged being called “Aion”. Observing humanity from afar, Aion calculates that the end of the world is imminent and then creates two agents to prevent it from happening: Ringo and Fig. It is all together that the agents of Aion leave to investigate and prevent this famous butterfly effect which could lead the world to its end.

  • A disaster is approaching. Play as Ringo, one of the agents of Aion, an entity whose goal is to save humanity from the apocalypse and investigate the end of the world.
  • Between the occult and science fiction. Discover a supernatural RPG with breathtaking summons, tinged with dark dangers, lurking in the neon lights of a Cyberpunk Japan.
  • A power of great magnitude. Recruit demons and unlock fusion suits to create even more fearsome ones. Use their deadly abilities to challenge your enemies in incredible combat sequences.
  • Memories and investigation. Strengthen your bonds with your teammates and dive deep into their souls. You will be able to relive their past adventures and discover the truths hidden behind their stories…and yours.

Soul Hackers 2 is out on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and PC in Japan on August 25, and in the West on August 26, 2022.

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