Meanwhile, Switch-exclusive WarioWare: Get it Together! comes in at second place, selling over 72,000 units in its debut week.
Released on September 10th, the action RPG is the fastest selling in the series yet. Total franchise shipments have also hit 25 million.
It's beaten the previous record holder for Japanese RPGs on Steam, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, by nearly double.
There's a total of four new releases in the top 10 of the charts, with NBA 2K22 debuting in third place and Life is Strange: True Colors at No. 6.
The newest entry in Bandai Namco's action RPG series has launched for PC and for current and last-gen consoles.
Learn more about Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG, from the setting and story to the new combat and exploration mechanics.
Ahead of the action RPG's upcoming launch, Bandai Namco's releases new trailers focusing on Alphen, Shionne, Rinwell, and Law.
Bandai Namco's JRPG's size is over 57 GB on PS4, but the PS5's compression reduces that size by a whole 20 GB.
Shin Megami Tensei 5 claims the top spot in this week's charts, with Final Fantasy 16 and Tales of Arise following behind.
A fine arts enthusiast, the Renan noble utilizes a staff for close quarters combat and unleashing Astral Artes from mid-range.
In Graphics Mode, the PS5 version averages about 15 FPS slower than the Xbox Series X with combat resulting in the most significant drops.
The demo features six party members and takes place in the region of Elde Menancia as one must take down a large Zeugle to progress.
Producer Yusuke Tomizawa says the upcoming action RPG is only targeting the platforms it has already been officially announced for.
The action RPG is out on September 10th for Xbox and PlayStation platforms along with PC. A demo goes live tomorrow for console players.
Check out how battles play out in Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG. A demo is coming to consoles on August 18th.
Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG is getting a free demo for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, Xbox One, and PS4 in a few days.
The upcoming RPGs rule the roost once more, with the rest of the top 10 largely being dominated by a number of upcoming Switch exclusives.
"Of course, the game will have a lot of side content and replayability for second runs as well," says series producer Yusuke Tomizawa.
Bandai Namco has no plans for narrative expansions, prequels, or sequels for the upcoming action role playing game.
The RPG duo continues to dominate proceedings, with the rest of the top 10 largely being dominated by Nintendo Switch exclusives.
As a close-quarters fighter armed with a hammer and shield, Kisara boasts exceptionally strong defense and will guard instead of evading.
Cook dishes for your party members, reap rewards from the land or witness a number of hilarious skits between party members while journeying.
Bandai Namco says that the upcoming RPG won't have a photo mode at launch, but it's something they might consider adding in the future.
The two action RPGs are separated by just four votes, while the likes of Bayonetta 3, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Elden Ring rank in the top 10 as well.
A native of Dahna, Rinwell specializes in Astral Artes. Though requiring time to cast magic, she deals devastating amounts of damage from afar.
Familiar Tales system mechanics like fishing and field conversations will be showcased by producer Yuusuke Tomizawa and VA Haruna Ikezawa.
And once again, Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG Tales of Arise tops the charts, with a lead of over 50 votes.
Specializing in close quarters combat, Law works under the Renan lord of Calaglia as part of the police group "Snake Eyes".
Meanwhile, the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild trails the pair in third place, with a gap of over a hundred votes from readers.
The four-minute video sees Alphen and Shionne's party battling against random monsters. A battle against a tankier foe is also showcased.
Much like its predecessors, the action RPG offers a sleek anime-esque opener with Alphen, Shionne and more seeing action.
Combat has been improved with options like Counter Edge and Boost Attack while animations benefit from facial and motion capture.
Meanwhile, Bayonetta 3 and the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild take the third and fourth spots respectively.
As the second protagonist and Alphen's traveling companion, Shionne has the ability to electrocute anyone who gets too close.
With no memories and feeling no pain, Alphen fights to free the Dahnans from the oppression of Rena. Check out his various techniques here.
The live stream will feature Japanese voice actors for Shionne, Rinwell and Law along with presenting the "latest information" on the title.
Bandai Namco have debuted a new trailer for the upcoming RPG, which is due out this September for PC and current and last-gen consoles.
Pre-loading for the action RPG will allegedly be available on the PlayStation Store starting September 8, a couple of days before its worldwide launch.
Zilpha oversees the Calaglia resistance group Crimson Crow and battles against the ruler Balseph to liberate the Dahnans.
Business as usual in the most wanted charts.
Calaglia and Cislordia are showcased in all of their glory.
The developer confirms the upcoming RPG will be a strictly single player experience.
The RPG isn't too demanding.
They ultimately went with a linear approach because "this was the best way for players to really enjoy what Tales of Arise is all about."
Poducer producer Yusuke Tomizawa says that the upcoming RPG has the longest volume of cutscenes in Tales history.
Details on DualSense support for the PS5 version have also been confirmed.
Boost Attacks and Boost Strikes are some of the new mechanics for battle.
New characters and environments showcased along with combat.
Bandai Namco's RPG resurfaces after a long period of radio silence.
All-Star Skits, theme song covers, and an online viewing option are in store.
It seems the studio has recovered well from COVID setbacks.
Series producer Yusuke Tomizawa gives assurances that development on the upcoming RPG is going well.
The franchise will get a celebreation featuring music, games, and guests.
Cyberpunk 2077 and Monster Hunter Rise chart in the top 5 as well.
A new release date could be announced for the action RPG in the coming months.
Blink and you'll miss it.
Development has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The RPG might be out sooner than we think.
The dynamic between Alphen and Shionne is further explored.
All three games will also have a dedicated livestream each.
The developers drop some new details on the upcoming JRPG.
The upcoming sequel is a standalone tale.
New information is also revealed on the game's dual protagonists.
It's official, the next game in the Tales series hits next year.
Get a look at the next potential entry in the Tales series.