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Japan: Famitsu Charts For 1st April – 7th April 2019

Video game sites no longer get sales data from Media Create on a Wednesday so this time we are publishing the data from Japanese sales tracker Famitsu. As you can see from the top ten published below, the Nintendo Switch is currently dominating both the video game software charts and the dedicated video game hardware charts. This week it is Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission which has shot straight to number one and dethroned Yoshi’s Crafted World. Here’s the best-sellers in Japan:

Japan: 1st April – 7th April 2019 video game software sales:

  1. [NSW] Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.04} (¥6.800) – 70.990 / NEW
  2. [NSW] Yoshi’s Crafted World <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} (¥5.980) – 28.468 / 78.475 (-43%)
  3. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice <ADV> (From Software) {2019.03.22} (¥7.600) – 18.101 / 212.961 (-59%)
  4. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 14.775 / 3.007.151 (-24%)
  5. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 12.278 / 719.845 (-10%)
  6. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe <New Super Mario Bros. U \ New Super Luigi U> <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 12.111 / 560.098 (-21%)
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 9.551 / 2.246.416 (-12%)
  8. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 8.161 / 3.028.994 (-6%)
  9. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 6.309 / 1.281.348 (+10%)
  10. [NSW] Super Mario Party # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 6.305 / 991.550 (-17%)

Japan: 1st April – 7th April 2019 video game hardware sales:

  1. Nintendo Switch: 46.850
  2. PlayStation 4: 13.854
  3. Nintendo 3DS: 4.388
  4. PlayStation Vita: 482
  5. Xbox One: 93

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6 comments

    1. Yoshi is not really a flop as it is not a series that sells great in Japan. I never realised this until I saw the figures of past games. It’s done much better in other territories I think

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      1. i know that yoshi is not a mario game, but this?
        i mean in europe yoshi is not a hyped game franchise.
        nintendo needs tripple A games hardware sellers.
        they put so much effort in a game nobody (okay thats a lie) wants ;-)
        the people wait for games…
        f-zero… starfox… eternal darkness… adilt games sorry there i enough games for the kiddies… where is the replacement for rare?

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