Metroid Prime: Federation Force Tanks in Japan

To say that Metroid Prime: Federation Force has not done well in Japan would be an understatement.

According to Famitsu’s latest sales data (as translated by Kotaku), the 3DS FPS game only sold 4286 copies in the country in its first week on sale, coming in at number 20 in the weekly sales ranking. Other new games debuted much higher, including No Man’s Sky (15997 units sold) and King of Fighters XIV (23242 units sold).

We reviewed Metroid Prime: Federation Force last month, and said its neat ideas were “soured by an impotent and boring primary weapon”.

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