SEGA Shares Sales Data of Yakuza, Persona, and More; Will Simultaneously Release Games Worldwide

SEGA shares the total sales of its franchises: Sonic, Megami Tensei, Persona, Etrian Odyssey and more

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In the last financial report, SEGA provided the updated sales data referring to all its major gaming series, including both physical and digital copies of games such as Persona 5, Yakuza, etc and announced major changes to the method of publication of titles in the future.

Acquired Intellectual Properties:
1. Megami Tensei series (since 1987) – Approx. 12.4 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total) across 30 total editions.
2. Persona series (since 1996) – Approx. 9.3 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total) across 15 total editions.
3. Etrian Odyssey series (since 2007) Approx. 1.9 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total) across 10 total editions.
4. Total War series (since 2000) – Approx. 22 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total).
5. Football Manager series (since 2005) – Approx. 18.1 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total).

In-House Intellectual Properties:
1. Sonic the Hedgehog series (since 1991) – Approx. 800 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total).
2. Puyo Puyo series (since 1991) – Approx. 27 million (units/downloads) (packaged and digital total, AM-registered ID total (total for registrations after IP acquisition)).
3. Yakuza series (since 2005) – Approx. 11 million (units / downloads) (packaged and digital total) across 92 total editions.
4. Aladdin series (since 1989) – Approx. 570,000 (pachislot and pachinko machines and amusement machine total) across 14 total editions.
5. Beast King series (since 2001) – Approx. 490,000 (pachislot and pachinko machines and amusement machine total) across 15 total editions.
6. Phantasy Star series (since 1987) – Approx. five million ID (cumulative total for registered IDs).
7. Chain Chronicle series (since 2013) – Approx. 15 million (downloads) (packaged and digital total) across three total editions.

Licensed from Third-Parties:
1. Sega feat. Hatsune Miku Project series (since 2009) – Approx. six million units (packaged and digital total) across 61 total editions.
2. Hokuto no Ken series (since 2002) – Approx. 2.74 million units (pachislot and pachinko machines and amusement machine total) across 33 total editions.
3. Souten no Ken series (since 2009) – Approx. 440,000 units (pachislot and pachinko machines total) across nine total editions.

In another section of the SEGA report, it also discussed the importance of collaboration between its Japanese development studios and Western localization teams. In this regard, it declared that, as part of the “Road to 2020” initiative, the goal is to publish future games at the same time worldwide.

Among the last titles of the studio arrived in the west we remember Yakuza Kiwami 2 and First of the North Star: Lost Paradise, both late for several months compared to the original Japanese release.