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Published on February 13, 2013 at 1:27 PM | by Philippe Baghdassarian


Dragon Quest VII Already Sold 1 Million in Japan

Another 3Ds hit was released in Japan, Dragon Quest VII already has over 1 Million units sold in its first week. The Game has now surpassed all previous 3DS titles including smash hits New Super Mario Bros 2 and New Super Mario Bros.

The Dragon Quest Series has always been a hit with our Nipponese friends. In the Chart below we can clearly see that the previous installment, Dragon Quest V was much more popular in Japan than in another other region.


Here are the total sale figures for all of the titles in Japan:

Title Total Units
Dragon Quest 1,500,000
Dragon Quest II 2,410,000
Dragon Quest III 3,770,000
Dragon Quest IV 3,040,000
Dragon Quest V 2,790,000
Dragon Quest VI 3,190,000
Dragon Quest VII 3,893,293
Dragon Quest VIII 3,538,860
Dragon Quest IX 4,344,200
Dragon Quest X Future Release
Dragon Quest I·II (SFC) Data Not Available
Dragon Quest III (SFC) 1,360,000
Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi (PS) 1,173,671
Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome (PS2) 1,611,974
Dragon Quest I·II (GB) 770,000
Dragon Quest III (GBC) 604,000[3]
Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi (DS) 1,214,610
Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome (DS) 1,188,632
Dragon Quest VI (DS) 1,345,773
Dragon Quest Monsters 2,350,000
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Cobi 1,160,000
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Tara 400,000
Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart 593,458
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 1,467,179
Dragon Quest Monsters I·II – Hoshiori no Yuusha to Bokujou no Nakamatachi (PS) 292,275
Toruneko no Daibouken 780,000
Toruneko no Daibouken 2 578,227
Dragon Quest Characters: Toruneko no Daibouken 2 Advance – Fushigi no Dungeon 181,024
Dragon Quest Characters: Toruneko no Daibouken 3 – Fushigi no Dungeon (PS2) 513,796
Dragon Quest Characters: Toruneko no Daibouken 3 Advance – Fushigi no Dungeon 116,948
Dragon Quest: Shounen Yangus no Fushigina Daibouken 301,755
Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest 346,299
Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest 2 293,970
Dragon Quest Swords 486,222
Kenshin Dragon Quest Data Not Available
Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Special (PS2) 380,482
Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Portable (PSP) 110,823
Itadaki Street DS 413,537
Japan Total 48,511,008
Percentage of Worldwide Total 91.861%

[Source: Famitsu]

Tags: Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest VII, Japan

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  • Jesse Tafolla

    Love dragon quest :D

  • Tophstoph

    I’ve heard that Dragon Quest is so popular over there that it actually has an effect on national productivity on the day that a DQ gets released.

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