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Japan charts: Pokemon Scarlet & Violet sell 375K copies, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 5 million+

Pokemon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games

The latest Japanese video game software and hardware charts have come through for the week of 19th December, 2022 to 25th December, 2022. The recently released Pokémon Scarlet & Violet games shifted an additional 375,665 boxed copies in the run up to Christmas. That’s not all as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold an additional 41,887 physical units, pushing the game over the five million copies sold (5,014,375) in the land of the rising sun. The best-selling hardware was once again the Nintendo Switch family of systems, though more stock arrived for Sony’s PlayStation 5 console which saw it shifting an additional 69K units.

Software Sales

1. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Violet – 375,665 /4,338,931
2. [NSW] Splatoon 3 – 121,173 / 3,687,814
3. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports – 44,465 / 887,722
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 41,887 / 5,014,375
5. [NSW] Minecraft – 37,935 / 2,960,006
6. [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope – 25,727 / 71,900
7. [NSW] Dragon Quest Treasures – 23,097 / 198,403
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 22,148 / 5,065,191
9. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars – 22,001 / 1,114,132
10. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 20,426 / 2,782,933

Hardware Sales

Switch OLED – 83,975
Switch – 42,430
Switch Lite – 37,151
PS5 – 59,352
PS5 Digital Edition – 9,467
PS4 – 3,161
Xbox Series S – 778
Xbox Series X – 331
New 2DS LL – 238

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