Ni no Kuni Sales Confirmed at 1.4 Million Units
Sales include Japan only sales of 3DS game and worldwide sales of PS3 edition.
Though it was revealed during the recent Level-5 conference in Japan, Namco Bandai has officially announced that the franchise Ni no Kuni has sold 1.4 million units since releasing worldwide. This includes the worldwide sales of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch for PS3 and Japan-only sales of the original DS game. The former was critically acclaimed when it arrived in the West.
Senior Vice-President at Namco Bandai Games Europe Olivier Comte stated that, “We are very proud to join our partner, LEVEL-5, to announce that the critically acclaimed role-playing game series, Ni no Kuni, has approximately reached the 1.4 million units sold worldwide. The franchise has been very well received in EMEA and as a result of its quality, has reached an amazing number of sales for a JRPG.”
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch tells the story of a boy who travels between two different worlds on a quest to rescue his mother. The game not only features cut-scenes animated by Studio Ghibli (of Spirited Away fame), but a soundtrack from Joe Hisaishi. Check out review here.