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Bayonetta 2 Lifetime Sales in Japan… probably less than 60K

So… week 2 sales has been posted by Japanese trackers…. 6,970 copies sold in the week after the first “2 days.” Like I’ve said before, the first week number (even if it’s just 2-3 days of sales data) is a good enough indicator on how the game will do overall, but some of you seems to not understand. Now after a full week, it didn’t do much better did it? At this pace, the game will probably end up with Lifetime sales of less than 60K in Japan… a number pathetic even compared to Bayo 1’s Xbox360 number…

Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2014/10/01/week-sales-2/#X9PZu85lmDPoP3uj.99


Bayonetta Attach Rate Examined, X360 and PS3 better than WiiU

I’ve seen on several gaming site’s comment section regarding attach rate of Bayonetta 2 on WiiU, and touted it as a great number.

This is laughable if they actually did some home work and research and math.

According to Siliconera which tracks Media Create sales, when Bayonetta 1 was released in Japan, there was approximately, 3.73 Miilion PS3 units sold in Japan (1). And Since Xbox 360’s lifetime total was overtaken by WiiU several months back already (2), we can assume, X360 probably have around similar number as WiiU’s current number.

Let’s break it down then.

PS3 Bayo 1 Release Number: 135,242 ; PS3 Unit Number: 3.73 Million
X360 Bayo 1 Release Number: 64,325 ; X360 Unit Nubmer: ~ 1.8 Million (estimate)
WiiU Bayo 2 Release Number: 38,828 ; WiiU Unit Number: 1,930,287 (3)

It doesn’t take a math genius to see WiiU Bayo 2 even has less attach rate than the original. Attach rate can be calculated by Release Number / Unit Numb.

Thanks to PG’s hasty Business decision, we might never see Bayo 3.
(1), (3) http://www.siliconera.com/2014/09/24/week-sales-ouch-bayonetta-2/
(2) http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/02/26/wii-u-lifetime-sales-overtake-xbox-360-in-japan

Bayonetta 2 Japan First Week Sold-through Rate, 67%

Hahaha… Oh the misery never ends for this. 67% of its shipment? This means, if 38,282 is 67% of the shipment, there are only around 58,000 copies shipped lol. Which means that the game is going to have life time total less than Bayo 1’s XBOX 360 sales alone rofl.


Bayonetta 2 JP week opening sales 38,828

In contrast…

The original Bayonetta sold 135,242 copies on PlayStation 3 and 64,325 copies on Xbox 360 in its opening week in Japan.
Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2014/09/24/week-sales-ouch-bayonetta-2/#5BTQtgZEHBMrsbIT.99
Lol… sold less than a game on the XBOX 360. ’nuff said. 😀


I apologize for not responding to all the comments

It just is too many people adoring this site, and I am very happy, but it’s just nigh impossible for me to read every single post and to respond to each one 😡 I tried to at least skim through them all to get a gist of the tone/mood of the commenter.

And I apologize for not using the best English in the world, since American education sucks. I came to the U.S. in 1999, and went to ESL classes in Sixth-grade, they didn’t teach me a lick of grammar 😡 I learned most of my English from playing Magic the Gathering with other people. Btw, a great card game! 😀

Here is something you guys may want to know:

  • My house is too small, don’t have a basement… So I can’t cry in the basement… Maybe a corner…?
  • I will have a WiiU and Bayonetta 2 (USED, EMPHASIS ADDED!)
  • I apologize you may not be able to laugh at me while you enjoy the game and I am not
  • I don’t hate Nintendo. I like Pokemon, and plans to get White/Black 2 😀
  • I don’t hate anybody for loving the Wii
  • I am not desperate for intimate relationship/physical contacts 😡 sorry.
  • I am serious about what I am going to do! (buy the console/game used!). Why not? You guys got a problem with people buying used console/games now? 😦
  • This blog contains both sincere peace of mind and some sarcasm for comedic effect so it’s more fun/angry to read.
  • I don’t like “delicious tears of gamers”. What does it even taste like?
  • I don’t get high on trolling you all. I don’t know how that actually works…

Did I miss something?

OH and btw…

Forgot to make all comments automatic approve 😡 WordPress dont’ like spams.. the default is to only allowed authors of comments that have been approved before post comments. But Now I have changed it since it’s almost impossible for ONE (12-year-old as some posters points out) to handle these couple hundreds messages by oneself.

P.S. I think a lot of people aren’t reading the blog, and just posting, that hurts me 😦 I spent a whole 10 minutes writing it up, and I hope you read it before jumping to conclusion that I won’t be buying the WiiU or the game. I DO. But just used!

Maybe I could even get a modded WiiU for… you know what 😀 Some people call this author crazy, childish, stupid, butt-hurt, or whatever. Maybe so, but it’s a matter of principle. Do I really care about that extra $100 for the system and game new? of course not. It’s the fact that I know I didn’t pay the money to PG/Nintendo for it. That’s all it matters to me. The seller may very well use it for another game, great for him/her. In the end, what it really matters, is HOW I FEEL. And that’s the only way I could see myself justify buying the system/game. A compromise I would say.

I own the Wii. I only had Tales of Symphonia: Radiant Dawn (Dawn of the New World, oops ^^;) and Super Smash Brothers Brawl. Had the system for 3 years+, 2 games, spent about 50 hours in all. Was it worth all its hype? Definitely not. I sold the system, everything with the two games to a close friend for 100 bucks. I played Xenoblade and Last Story on Dolphin. They were all right. Enjoying Persona 4 Golden (imported) on the PSV very much atm.

The Wii left a bad taste in my mouth, which could be the reason, and also the fact Bayonetta 2 went exclusive. Mass Effect went to PS3 when the first one wasn’t on it, but guess what? It was still a multi-platform where the original system still had the sequel. That’s the difference. I mean nobody would of raged (or less raged like FFXIII was to go multiplat) if they said Bayonetta 2 was going to have WiiU as well as a target platform. No, that was not the case, it is to be an exclusive. See how nobody raged about COD or ME on the WiiU? Because other system still get it.

Maybe I am an ass, stupid person. If PG wanted to expand the platform, why not make it multiplatform? I know Nintendo paid for it, if PG really is out there taking of their fans, wouldn’t it be at least courtesy to outsource the port to other platform? I played the original imported PS3 copy, it had some bad frame rates, but I still managed to beat the game on the higher difficulties (not the non-stop climax, but one below it). I’d take a port over a no-port any day.

Enough of my solo talk. Let the hate/comment/flame/whatever you want to spit this way begin :D.

Exceeded my expectation.

Wow… the overwhelming number of response is amazing. Btw, all comments has been approved, not going to delete a single comment. I don’t mind the Ninty defenders, or the PG defenders, or whatever you calling me stupid.

What would I be missing out if I buy the game used? or the console used? Nothing? Ok. Looks like you guys are crying that I am playing your NINTENDO’s console, AND your EXCLUSIVE Bayonetta 2 without paying them a cent?

I’ll be playing this game and enjoy it if it’s a good, PG/Nintendo just isn’t gonna be getting a cent from my enjoyment of their property, while saving a few $$ for a burger or something.