Famitsu is a Japanese video game magazine published by Enterbrain, Inc. Famitsū (Weekly Famitsu), the original Famitsu publication, is considered the most respected video game news magazine in Japan. Shūkan Famitsū concentrates on video game reviews, as well as video game industry news.
Weekly Famitsū magazine is published every Friday with a circulation of 800,000 per issue.
Preliminary software and hardware figures come out every Wednesday around 9:30am Eastern (or 10:30pm Wed in Japan). First day sales arrive on Fridays.
Covers roughly 3,100 major retailers as well as many small stores.
The digital version of the Magazine including the serial codes for games is available outside of Japan too via BookWalker.
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