'Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja STORM 4' news: Game sells 1.3 million units

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BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment’s newest JRPG game, “Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja STORM 4,” already found its way to fans and playersfirst in Japan, then Europe, and finally all the way to North America. Shortly after the game’s release cycle got finished, the developer reported the sales statistics of their newest game that features the end of the story of Naruto Uzumaki and opens up a new generation of Hidden Leaf Shinobi.

As reported by BANDAI NAMCO, day one sales of “Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja STORM 4” showed that the game was strongest in numbers in the North American region, where it released the last on Feb. 9. According to their numbers, the game sold almost 620,000 units. In Europe, the game sold about 550,000 units. It was released there on Feb. 5.

Oddly enough, the game’s home Japanese market came in with the lowest number of sales across all regions. The Japanese sales of the game only came in at about 80,000 units, while the game did a little better in other Asian countries where it sold about 84,000 units.

All in all, BANDAI NAMCO reported that “Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja STORM 4” had reached 1.3 million units sold on its initial run across all regions. The numbers shown in the statistics only dealt with PlayStation 4 players.

Upcoming DLCs that have been announced as officially coming to the game include The Sound Four DLC, which will add the famed Sound Four ninja to the game as playable characters, with the developers promising a unique gameplay for the new characters. Also coming is “Shikamaru’s Tale,” a post-Shinobi World War story that focuses on the character, Shikamaru Nara.