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Japan: Console Market Up 172.9% Due To Nintendo Switch

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu is reporting that the console market is up 172.9% in 2017 and 103.8% in software. You’ll have no doubt seen our Media Creates sales posts which go up on a Wednesday showcasing just how well Nintendo is doing with the Switch. Talking of the Nintendo Switch, it has sold 3,407,158 units, PlayStation 4 has sold  1,935,247 units, and the  Nintendo 3DS achieved sales of 1,827,131. Japanese Nintendo reports that nine out of the top ten best-selling retail games for the year are on Nintendo platforms. You can view those, below:

  1. Pokémon Ultra Sun Moon (3DS) 2,003,607
  2. Splatoon 2 (Switch) 1,752,096
  3. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (3DS) 1,744,603
  4. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) 1,684,991
  5. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (PS4) 1,336,180
  6. Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) 1,324,280
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) 1,103,744
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) 688,044
  9. Pokémon Sun Moon (3DS) 576,506
  10. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) 423,073




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