Japan Yearly Chart

The year's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

Yearly Chart Index
Global
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Japan

1990  >

Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
2,988,284
Dragon Warrior IV (NES)
Enix, Role-Playing
46 2,988,284 2,988,284
2
1,313,128
Final Fantasy III (NES)
Square, Role-Playing
36 1,313,128 1,313,128
3
1,936,470
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
81 989,213 1,936,470
4
983,661
Dr. Mario (NES)
Nintendo, Puzzle
23 983,661 983,661
5
1,905,996
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
89 969,859 1,905,996
6
935,944
Dr. Mario (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
14 935,944 935,944
7
450,396
Super Mario World (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
6 450,396 450,396
8
345,972
Mega Man 3 (NES)
Capcom, Platform
14 345,972 345,972
9
313,399
Extra Bases (GB)
Namco Bandai, Sports
16 313,399 313,399
10
251,445
F-1 Race (GB)
Nintendo, Racing
8 251,445 251,445
11
157,277
F-Zero (SNES)
Nintendo, Racing
6 157,277 157,277
12
144,490
Famista '91 (NES)
Namco Bandai, Sports
2 144,490 144,490
13
99,215
Final Fight (SNES)
Capcom, Action
2 99,215 99,215

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
GB 2,706,715(+114%) 3,971,167
SNES 519,738(++114%) 519,738
Total 3,226,453(+155%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NES 5,775,535(N/A) 5,775,535
GB 3,459,860(+84%) 5,343,254
SNES 706,888(++84%) 706,888
Total 9,942,283(+428%)