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Japan: Nintendo Switch eShop Top 30 Downloads Of 2018

Nintendo has revealed the best-selling Nintendo Switch games on the eShop during 2018. Digital has really taken off this generation so it is interesting to see which games have proved to be popular with Japanese consumers. We have a chart for packaged software only and a second for download-software only. Take a look at what the best-sellers were last year in the list below:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)
  3. Overcooked 2 (Team 17)
  4. Splatoon 2 (Nintendo)
  5. Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
  6. Octopath Traveler (Square Enix)
  7. Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo)
  8. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu (The Pokémon Company)
  9. Minecraft (Microsoft)
  10. Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo)
  11. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
  12. Undertale (8-4)
  13. Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee (The Pokémon Company)
  14. Taiko no Tatsujin (Bandai Namco)
  15. Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)
  16. FIFA 18 (EA)
  17. 1-2 Switch (Nintendo)
  18. Bayonetta (Nintendo)
  19. Rockman X Anniversary Collection 2 (Capcom)
  20. Xenoblade 2 (Nintendo)
  21. Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix)
  22. Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix)
  23. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo)
  24. Monstet Hunter XX Nintendo Switch ver. (Capcom)
  25. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo)
  26. Super Bomberman R (Konami)
  27. Mario + Rabbids (Nintendo)
  28. Capcom Beat ’em up Collection (Capcom)
  29. Deemo (FlyHigh Works)
  30. ARMS (Nintendo)

Nintendo Switch Japan eShop Top 30 for 2018 download-software only: (publisher in brackets)

  1. Human Fall Flat (Taejon Japan)
  2. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish)
  3. Puyo Puyo eSports (Sega)
  4. Overcooked (Team 17)
  5. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry)
  6. Together! The Battle Cats (Ponos)
  7. Arcade Archives Vs. Super Mario Bros. (Hamster)
  8. Dragon Quest X Basic Pack (Square Enix)
  9. Everybody read the air (G Mode)
  10. Wizard of Legend (Humble Bundle)
  11. Dead Cells (Motion Twin)
  12. Icey (XD Network)
  13. Biohazard Revelations 2 (Capcom)
  14. Snipperclips (Nintendo)
  15. Mom hid my game! (Hap)
  16. Golf Story (FlyHigh Works)
  17. Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Storm 3 (Bandai Namco)
  18. Detention (Playism)
  19. Senran Kagura Reflexions (Marvelous)
  20. Gorogoa (Annapurna Interactive)
  21. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (Inti Creates)
  22. Ultimate Chicken Horse (Clever Endeavour Games)
  23. Guns, Gore & Conolli (FlyHigh Works)
  24. Rockman Classics Collection 2 (Capcom)
  25. Nine Parchments (Frozenbyte)
  26. Earth Wars (One o’erite)
  27. Valkyria Chronicles 1 (Sega)
  28. The Escapists 2 (Team 17)
  29. Ikaruga (Pikki)
  30. Voxel Shot for Nintendo Switch (Sat-Box)

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  1. LOL good on you Smash! Also love seeing Human Fall Flat up there, game makes me laugh(sometimes because of the awful glitches that happen quite often XD)!

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