According to a compiled list of Fire Emblem sales data, Fire Emblem Fates is already the fourth best-selling Fire Emblem game of all time, even though the title has only been out for a week. Moreover, we now know that Fates’ debut was the strongest since sales tracking began for the franchise in 1996.
1. 01/21/94 [SFC] Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem – ? / 776.000
2. 05/14/96 [SFC] Fire Emblem: Holy War Story – 228.578 / 498.000
3. 04/19/12 [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening – 262.399 / 469.485
4. 06/26/15 [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Black Kingdom / White Kingdom – 353.201 / NEW (only first week of sales)
Fire Emblem Awakening is currently slotted for release in early 2016 in the West. We will keep you updated as new information is revealed concerning the title.