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Japan: Latest Famitsu charts show Nintendo’s dominance

We now have the most up to date Famitsu video game sales straight from Japan and it has been another stellar week for Nintendo. The Kyoto-based company currently has the entire top ten on lock down with Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield continuing their reign at the top of the charts. Here’s the best-selling software and hardware in Japan at present.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 268,620 (3,256,754)
  2. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 66,295 (2,725,304)
  3. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 64,073 (570,071)
  4. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 62,808 (1,208,747)
  5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 57,403 (3,510,455)
  6. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 57,212 (91,908)
  7. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) – 53,379 (248,507)
  8. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 51,930 (547,569)
  9. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 47,463 (1,311,173)
  10. [NSW] Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 35,938 (372,933)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 252,776 (10,590,824)
  2. Switch Lite – 148,352 (1,193,735)
  3. PlayStation 4 Pro – 33,771 (1,428,741)
  4. PlayStation 4 – 31,832 (7,385,105)
  5. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 4,791 (1,694,913)
  6. New 3DS LL – 182 (5,886,097)
  7. Xbox One X – 160 (18,802)
  8. Xbox One S – 85 (92,689)

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26 comments

  1. Ah yes, continuing to show just how Nintendo’s manipulated the masses with a shitty cheaply made tablet and how many had to be bought to replace them.

    Sony, your PS5 better be worth that hype if you want your status back as the company that really saved gaming

    1. Saved gaming from what?

      There was only one time in the history of the industry when it was in serious danger, the crash, and the thing that revived the industry after the crash?

      A plumber.

    2. I’m sure the reps from Sony will be around soon to search for feedback in the comments section of a Nintendo news website and will pass your comments up the ladder.

      No, no… I’m not being sarcastic. I’m sure most Sony employees are playing their Switch primarily these days :)

  2. Ah yes, continuing to show just how Nintendo’s manipulated the masses with a shitty cheaply made tablet and how many had to be bought to replace them.

    Sony, your PS5 better be worth that hype if you want your status back as the company that really saved gaming

    1. Saved gaming from what?

      There was only one time in the history of the industry when it was in serious danger, the crash, and the thing that revived the industry after the crash?

      A plumber.

      1. Pretty much. No other company has saved the industry more than what Nintendo did in the 1980s with the NES; that mid-decade is what changed video games forever.

        1. 𝑵𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒐 𝑭𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝑶𝒓𝒅𝒆𝒓 𝑹𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒓 says:

          An Italian plumber from Kyoto.

    2. I’m sure the reps from Sony will be around soon to search for feedback in the comments section of a Nintendo news website and will pass your comments up the ladder.

      No, no… I’m not being sarcastic. I’m sure most Sony employees are playing their Switch primarily these days :)

    1. 𝑵𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒐 𝑭𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝑶𝒓𝒅𝒆𝒓 𝑹𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒓 says:

      Unless it’s coming this year. It’s true that Switch Mini came in 2019 but rumours about the Switch Pro were around with the rumours of Switch mini.

    2. 𝑵𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒐 𝑭𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝑶𝒓𝒅𝒆𝒓 𝑹𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒓 says:

      *Switch Lite. Not Switch mini. I don’t know why I called it Switch mini.

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