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Released as “an experiment” to see whether Wii U owners would be enticed by SEGA’s traditionally hardcore output, launch week sales for SEGA’s Yakuza HD remasters are somewhat disappointing.

It didn’t even place within the top 50 software chart, which means that the collection, which comprises of Yakuza and its sequel, only manage to achieve sales below that of the lowest charted release, Battlefield 3.
That DICE’s title only achieved a meagre 1,878 sales that week provides grim news indeed for SEGA, and indeed Nintendo, somewhat stifling hope that they will bring further Yakuza outings to the console.

[Thanks DualShockers]

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.