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Japan: Nintendo Switch And Super Smash Bros Ultimate Top The Charts

It is already Wednesday and as such the latest Media Create software and hardware charts are with us from Japan. It is once again Super Smash Bros Ultimate which is by far the best-selling video game this week and it’s followed by the fun Super Mario Party also for the Nintendo Switch. Talking of the Nintendo Switch, it continues to be the dominant platform in Japan with a whopping 278K sales. Here’s the best-sellers this week:

01./01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 452.617 / 2.079.769 (+11%)
02./05. [NSW] Super Mario Party # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 155.060 / 742.355 (+59%)
03./04. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) – 144.770 / 1.265.790 (+33%)
04./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 110.285 / NEW 
05./00. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 97.673 / NEW 
06./07. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 48.359 / 479.769 (+75%)
07./06. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 47.096 / 1.958.270 (+60%)
08./08. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 41.405 / 2.809.117 (+53%)
09./03. [PS4] Judgment <ADV> (Sega) {2018.12.13} (¥8.290) – 37.643 / 185.889 (-75%)
10./02. [PS4] God Eater 3 # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8.200) – 25.039 / 175.562 (-83%)
11./11. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥5.980) – 21.643 / 691.939 (+80%)
12./09. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 21.384 / 1.902.226 (+48%)
13./00. [PS4] Onimusha: Warlords # <ADV> (Capcom) {2018.12.20} (¥3.490) – 21.367 / NEW 
14./10. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 16.093 / 1.212.043 (+18%)
15./14. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) – 15.580 / 259.863 (+93%)
16./13. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥4.980) – 15.325 / 79.700 (+60%)
17./00. [NSW] Katamari Damacy Reroll <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.20} (¥3.200) – 11.665 / NEW 
18./00. [PS4] Super Neptunia RPG # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2018.12.20} (¥7.200) – 11.521 / NEW 
19./20. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥5.980) – 10.957 / 392.757 (+106%)
20./16. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) – 10.140 / 1.790.327 (+52%)

Top 20 

NSW – 13
PS4 – 5
3DS – 2

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+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|System |  This Week |  Last Week |  Last Year |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |     LTD     |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  NSW  |    278.701 |    281.213 |    269.684 |  3.359.395 |  3.178.100 |   6.672.014 |
| PS4 # |     75.793 |     81.594 |     67.257 |  1.653.601 |  1.742.105 |   7.546.004 |
| 3DS # |     26.936 |     20.037 |     80.637 |    522.211 |  1.625.220 |  24.344.990 |
| PSV # |      3.939 |      2.647 |     14.041 |    174.154 |    336.843 |   5.962.034 |
| XB1 # |        377 |      1.051 |        719 |     15.929 |     12.494 |     104.365 |

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5 comments

  1. It’s no surprise that the Switch will pass right by the PS4’s lifetime sales within the next year. I give it less than 6 months, though, if this rate continues. Pure home consoles aren’t the biggest seller in Japan.

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