Japan: Nintendo Switch sold 176,832 units this week, the top ten are all Switch games

The latest Japanese boxed software and hardware chart now comes from the team of video game sales tracker Famitsu, which is an unstoppable combination of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Pokemon Shining Pearl and this week’s number one Nintendo Switch series system. The total physical sales of the latest Pokemon remake games in Japan now exceed a staggering 2 million units. Just before Christmas, here is the best-selling software and hardware in Chaoyang Land.

Software sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (The Pokemon Company, 11/19/21) – 116,657 (2,162,697)
  2. [NSW] Mario Party Superstar (Nintendo, October 29, 21) – 60,555 (519,556)
  3. [NSW] Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain (Nintendo, 12/03/21) – 33,796 (103,816)
  4. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 29,638 (2,365,783)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition (Nintendo, April 28, 2017) – 28,075 (4,219,343)
  6. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 27,260 (7,038,121)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, July 12, 2018) – 26,432 (4,579,273)
  8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 15,913 (2,464,196)
  9. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 14,234 (4,242,081)
  10. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 13,903 (2,970,388)

Hardware sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED models-93,406 (675,654)
  2. Switch – 46,372 (17,681,055)
  3. Switch Lite – 37,054 (4,364,738)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 7,790 (1,005,415)
  5. Xbox Series X – 2,282 (73,190)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 874 (191,533)
  7. Xbox Series S – 607 (53,832)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 302 (1,178,946)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 61 (7,819,177)

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