Japan: Nintendo Switch series sold 72,944 units, Metroid Fear ranked second

Thanks to Famitsu’s team, the latest Japanese boxed software and hardware charts have arrived. This week’s best-selling video game is Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, which sold 94,849 copies on PlayStation 4 and 20,187 copies on PlayStation 5, followed closely by Metroid Dread, the latter on Switch. Sales increased by 22,22 in the week of October 11, 2021 to October 17, 2021. The Nintendo Switch series system is the best-selling product this week, with total sales of all three models at 72,944 units. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S systems are still limited in global supply. This week, Xbox Series S defeated the PlayStation 5 digital version and PlayStation 4 with a score of 3,553. The following are the best-selling products in Japan:

Software sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles (Aniplex, 10/14/21) – 94,849 (new)
  2. [NSW] Metroid Fear (Nintendo, 10/08/21) – 22,221 (109,019)
  3. [PS5] Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Chronicles (Aniplex, 10/14/21) – 20,187 (new)
  4. [PS4] The Idolmaster: Starlit Season (Bandai Namco, 10/14/21) – 15,597 (new)
  5. [PS4] Back 4 Blood (Warner Bros. Games, 10/12/21) – 13,112 (new)
  6. [NSW] Monark (FuRyu, 10/14/21) – 10,521 (new)
  7. [PS4] Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft, 10/07/21) – 9,917 (44,136)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,648 (2,234,813)
  9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,615 (4,095,124)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, July 12, 2018) – 9,402 (4,460,356)

Hardware sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED models-32,494 (170,903)
  2. Switch – 30,869 (17,229,015)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 16,580 (939,509)
  4. Switch Lite – 9,581 (4,098,365)
  5. Xbox Series S – 3,553 (41,860)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,129 (180,103)
  7. Xbox Series X – 634 (64,918)
  8. PlayStation 4 – 613 (7,814,080)
  9. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 373 (1,175,323)

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