September 4, 2013 - NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today confirmed what has been said during the LEVEL-5 press conference last week in Japan. The beloved video-game franchise, Ni no Kuni, has reached approximately 1.4 million units sold worldwide. The figure includes worldwide sales of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, released for PlayStation®3, and Japan only sales of its Nintendo DS™ counterpart. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was released exclusively on PlayStation®3 in Europe last January.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, an epic tale of a boy travelling between two worlds on a quest to save his mother, was developed by the critically acclaimed Japanese development studio, LEVEL-5. The game features animations produced and cut-scenes supervised by the legendary Japanese animation company, Studio Ghibli, and music by the world-renowned Joe Hisaishi.
“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,” said Olivier Comte, Senior Vice-President at NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. “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.”