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Japan: Pokemon Scarlet & Violet sell 310,235 copies this week

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The latest Japanese boxed video game software and hardware charts have come through from Famitsu for the week of 27th November, 2022 to 4th December, 2022. The best-selling game this week continues to be the latest Pokemon adventures, Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, shifting an additional 310,235 physical copies in the land of the rising sun. The best-selling hardware remains the Nintendo Switch family of systems which sold an addtional 152,284 units this week. Here’s the latest best-sellers:

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Pokemon Violet (The Pokemon Company, 11/18/22) – 310,235 (3,424,806)
  2. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 38,922 (3,446,399)
  3. [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 17,647 (New)
  4. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 11,005 (2,877,634)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 10,519 (4,928,165)
  6. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 9,211 (793,064)
  7. [NSW] Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! Let’s Go! Go Rush!!(Konami, 12/01/22) – 7,396 (New)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 5,787 (5,021,094)
  9. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 4,579 (1,072,681)
  10. [PS5] Horizon Forbidden West (SIE, 02/18/22) – 4,444 (116,777)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 103,464 (3,287,166)
  2. Switch – 28,729 (18,928,178)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 25,379 (1,919,558)
  4. Switch Lite – 20,091 (5,013,958)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 4,211 (7,832,572)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,456 (299,694)
  7. Xbox Series S – 1,575 (223,025)
  8. Xbox Series X – 279 (171,827)
  9. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 111 (1,189,361)

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3 thoughts on “Japan: Pokemon Scarlet & Violet sell 310,235 copies this week”

  1. Haven’t heard of Yu-Gi-Oh Rush Duel, last Yu-Gi-Oh games I’ve played are Yu-Gi-Oh Link Evolution and Master Duel. Need to check out Yu-Gi-Oh Rush Duel. Just assuming Yu-Gi-Oh Rush Duel is a Switch exclusive title.

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