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Japan: Nintendo Switch sells 176,832 units this week and top ten is all Switch games

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The latest Japanese boxed-software and hardware charts are now in from the team at video game sales tracker Famitsu and it is the unstoppable combo of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Pokemon Shining Pearl and the Nintendo Switch family of systems which are No.1 this week. The total physical sales of the latest Pokemon remake games in Japan now stand at over a staggering two million units sold. Here’s the best-selling software and hardware in the land of the rising sun just before Christmas.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (The Pokemon Company, 11/19/21) – 116,657 (2,162,697)
  2. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 60,555 (519,556)
  3. [NSW] Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain (Nintendo, 12/03/21) – 33,796 (103,816)
  4. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 29,638 (2,365,783)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 28,075 (4,219,343)
  6. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 27,260 (7,038,121)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 26,432 (4,579,273)
  8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 15,913 (2,464,196)
  9. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 14,234 (4,242,081)
  10. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 13,903 (2,970,388)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 93,406 (675,654)
  2. Switch – 46,372 (17,681,055)
  3. Switch Lite – 37,054 (4,364,738)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 7,790 (1,005,415)
  5. Xbox Series X – 2,282 (73,190)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 874 (191,533)
  7. Xbox Series S – 607 (53,832)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 302 (1,178,946)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 61 (7,819,177)

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1 thought on “Japan: Nintendo Switch sells 176,832 units this week and top ten is all Switch games”

  1. Avery is the worst pokemon character on shield. I would be nice if a modder could remove him and replace him with Klara.

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