The gorgeous Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom FINALLY competes with FF XVI in Japan!

In the end ! It took a name change (so far the codename was “Breath of the Wild 2”) but also the release of a trailer, new images and a release date, so that the software finally takes off! In fact, during the last vote of the readers of FamitsuThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom garnered many votes to return to the podium – after several weeks of absence – and come dangerously close to Final Fantasy XVI.

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom: It has all the important things!

So, with 705 votes, Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is just 11 units behind the Square Enix title. Of course, these are just votes from a few Japanese fans. But for Nintendo, the signal is strong, suggesting that Link’s adventures are heading in the right direction, in the eyes of grassroots fans. For the rest, Bayonetta 3 is still on the podium while Pokémon Scarlet and Violet then follow Dragon Quest Teasures in that order. After that, PS5 games dominate the rest of the top ten.

Place in the complete ranking of the most anticipated video games in Japan, by Famitsu, broadcast by Nintendo Everything.

1. [PS5] Final Fantasy XVI – 716 votes
2. [NSW] Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – 705 votes
3. [NSW] Bayonetta 3 – 689 votes
4. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Purple – 641 votes
5. [NSW] Dragon Quest Treasures – 466 votes
6. [PS5] Final Fantasy VII Rebirth – 339 votes
7. [PS5] Pragmata – 233 votes
8. [PS5] Street Fighter 6 – 230 votes
9. [PS5] Resident Evil 4 – 228 votes
10. [PS5] Star Ocean 6 – 223 votes
11. [PS4] Witch in the Holy Night – 207 votes
12. [NSW] Ushiro – 201 votes
13. [NSW] Harvestella – 177 votes
14. [NSW] Persona 5 Royal – 175 votes
15. [NSW] Witch in the Holy Night – 170 votes
16. [NSW] Dragon Ball: The Breakers – 148 votes
17. [NSW] Tactics Ogre: Reborn – 127 votes
18. [PS5] Legacy of Hogwarts – 119 votes
19. [NSW] Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher – 108 votes
20. [PS5] Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion – 106 votes
21. [PS4] Star Ocean 6 – 101 votes
22. [NSW] Aquarius – 98 votes
23. [NSW] Octopath Traveler II – 95 votes
24. [NSW] Sonic Frontiers – 90 votes
25. [NSW] Atelier Ryza 3 – 85 votes
26. [NSW] The punchline of Theatrhythm – 83 votes
27. [NSW] Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion – 82 votes
28. [NSW] Doraemon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom – 80 votes
29. [PS5] Sonic Frontiers – 77 votes
30. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy Relink – 76 votes

Article published on 10/10/2022 at 6:55 am

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