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Japan: Nintendo Switch family sells 60,289 units this week

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The latest Japanese boxed video game sales and hardware sales have come through for the period spanning 11th April, 2022 to 17th April, 2022. The first 3D Kirby game, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, remains cemented in the No.1 spot and has shifted an additional 38,234 copies this week, with total sales of Kirby’s latest adventure at over 500,000 copies sold. The best-selling video game hardware is once again the Nintendo Switch family of systems shifting an additional 60K units this week. Here’s the best-selling boxed-video game software and hardware charts:

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) – 38,234 (589,200)
  2. [NSW] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (ATLUS, 04/14/22) – 27,199 (New)
  3. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,137 (4,567,753)
  4. [NSW] Winning Post 9 2022 (Koei Tecmo, 04/14/22) – 12,704 (New)
  5. [NSW] Battle Spirits: Connected Battlers (FuRyu, 04/14/22) – 10,764 (New)
  6. [PS4] Winning Post 9 2022 (Koei Tecmo, 04/14/22) – 9,421 (New)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,141 (2,604,603)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,643 (4,847,161)
  9. [NSW] Pokemon Legends: Arceus (The Pokemon Company, 01/28/22) – 6,444 (2,223,120)
  10. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 5,064 (3,122,541)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 27,303 (1,586,746)
  2. Switch – 22,430 (18,198,894)
  3. Switch Lite – 10,556 (4,680,086)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 10,033 (1,320,684)
  5. Xbox Series X – 3,027 (95,920)
  6. Xbox Series S – 2,715 (83,219)
  7. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,226 (229,982)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 224 (1,185,067)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 15 (7,819,433)

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1 thought on “Japan: Nintendo Switch family sells 60,289 units this week”

  1. Finished 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim yesterday and this game just blew me away.
    Way up there with like legendary games as chrono trigger and mother3 xenoblade 1, or heck, i would even put it above those.

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