Japan: Nintendo Switch series systems sold 67,114 units this week & Arise No.1 story

The latest Japanese video game rankings now cover hardware sales and software sales for the week from September 6, 2021 to September 12, 2021. The Nintendo Switch series system is the best-selling video game hardware with 67,114 units sold, and newer game consoles still face inventory issues in the country. The best-selling video game is “Story of the Rise”, which is the best-selling video game so far this week. The physical copies on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 are impressive, reaching 201,798 copies. The second best seller is the newly released WarioWare: Get It Together! A total of 72,277 units were sold.

Software sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] The Rise Story (Bandai Namco, 09/09/21) – 151,316 (new)
  2. [NSW] WarioWare: Come together! (Nintendo, 09/10/21) – 72,277 (new)
  3. [PS5] The story of the rise (Bandai Namco, 09/09/21) – 50,482 (new)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 14,628 (2,818,859)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,863 (4,039,388)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 13,529 (2,180,811)
  7. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 8,749 (2,367,610)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, July 12, 2018) – 8,428 (4,416,060)
  9. [NSW] Ys 9: Night of Monsters (NIS, 09/09/21) – 7,324 (new)
  10. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,012 (4,135,212)

Hardware sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 56,177 (17,065,684)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 14,847 (862,268)
  3. Switch Lite – 10,937 (4,052,976)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,128 (167,363)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 1,763 (7,809,185)
  6. Xbox Series S – 1,738 (29,439)
  7. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 789 (1,172,840)
  8. Xbox Series X – 351 (58,551)

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