Namco Bandai Europe has confirmed that the Ni no Kuni franchise has sold 1.4 million units. This includes Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, which was released exclusively for the Nintendo DS in Japan in December 2010, and was later released for PS3 worldwide, which was made available in the West last January.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, a story of a boy travelling between two worlds on a quest to save his mother, was developed by the Japanese development studio LEVEL-5, who was responsible for other amazing RPG titles such as Dark Cloud and Rogue Galaxy. The game's animations and cut-scenes were produced and supervied by Studio Ghibli, and its music by 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. 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," said Olivier Comte, Senior Vice-President of NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was well received by GamingUnion recieving a really positive score.