Japan Yearly Chart

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

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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
1,767,018
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
11 1,767,018 1,767,018
2
1,617,957
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
30 1,617,957 1,617,957
3
1,398,201
Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
11 1,398,201 1,398,201
4
1,312,276
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
12 1,312,276 1,312,276
5
752,478
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
24 752,478 752,478
6
617,972
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
32 617,972 617,972
7
3,733,219
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
47 446,354 3,733,219
8
374,234
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
33 374,234 374,234
9
355,891
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
37 355,891 355,891
10
1,127,013
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
45 305,603 1,127,013
11
274,484
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Misc
32 274,484 274,484
12
272,263
ARMS (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
17 272,263 272,263
13
228,820
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
32 228,820 228,820
14
210,320
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
31 210,320 210,320
15
205,363
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
35 205,363 205,363
16
203,053
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
39 203,053 203,053
17
201,653
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
25 201,653 201,653
18
199,235
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
24 199,235 199,235
19
760,448
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
43 197,718 760,448
20
4,656,575
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
257 185,902 4,656,575
21
183,375
Nioh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
35 183,375 183,375
22
179,780
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
9 179,780 179,780
23
173,656
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
14 173,656 173,656
24
160,946
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
7 160,946 160,946
25
1,169,919
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
134 153,713 1,169,919
26
151,412
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
32 151,412 151,412
27
150,787
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
38 150,787 150,787
28
150,723
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
13 150,723 150,723
29
147,916
Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
6 147,916 147,916
30
147,005
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
13 147,005 147,005
31
146,078
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
33 146,078 146,078
32
141,749
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV)
Screenlife, Adventure
39 141,749 141,749
33
135,960
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
31 135,960 135,960
34
2,866,019
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
306 134,384 2,866,019
35
131,446
Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
15 131,446 131,446
36
340,282
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
42 131,402 340,282
37
535,185
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
148 129,069 535,185
38
124,930
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
38 124,930 124,930
39
123,504
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
33 123,504 123,504
40
120,788
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
28 120,788 120,788
41
117,921
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
32 117,921 117,921
42
1,002,777
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 115,999 1,002,777
43
108,949
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
25 108,949 108,949
44
231,107
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
44 106,040 231,107
45
105,802
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
10 105,802 105,802
46
104,701
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
19 104,701 104,701
47
104,566
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
2 104,566 104,566
48
99,137
Winning Eleven 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
4 99,137 99,137
49
355,737
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
68 94,181 355,737
50
92,494
Pokken Tournament DX (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
3 92,494 92,494
51
87,550
Destiny 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
5 87,550 87,550
52
242,204
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
97 86,401 242,204
53
432,939
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
81 84,249 432,939
54
601,181
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
76 81,788 601,181
55
79,816
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
30 79,816 79,816
56
79,811
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
32 79,811 79,811
57
235,344
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
96 78,311 235,344
58
77,832
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Screenlife, Adventure
39 77,832 77,832
59
77,603
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
34 77,603 77,603
60
74,127
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
38 74,127 74,127
61
72,343
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
30 72,343 72,343
62
71,808
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
20 71,808 71,808
63
71,288
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
35 71,288 71,288
64
68,754
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
2 68,754 68,754
65
63,762
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
28 63,762 63,762
66
200,445
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
64 62,023 200,445
67
59,188
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
30 59,188 59,188
68
58,692
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
19 58,692 58,692
69
58,541
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
32 58,541 58,541
70
57,616
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
, Role-Playing
25 57,616 57,616
71
2,575,787
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
272 57,189 2,575,787
72
1,555,439
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
124 57,113 1,555,439
73
56,518
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
12 56,518 56,518
74
56,271
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
16 56,271 56,271
75
122,615
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
43 55,480 122,615
76
55,035
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
10 55,035 55,035
77
53,844
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
28 53,844 53,844
78
50,760
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PSV)
Sega, Role-Playing
38 50,760 50,760
79
2,495,573
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
161 50,190 2,495,573
80
288,300
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
51 50,054 288,300
81
49,657
Fire Emblem Warriors (NS)
Nintendo, Action
2 49,657 49,657
82
194,584
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
51 49,513 194,584
83
1,356,649
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
176 49,175 1,356,649
84
177,412
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
56 47,628 177,412
85
1,458,626
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
65 47,176 1,458,626
86
45,731
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
4 45,731 45,731
87
358,622
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
44 45,078 358,622
88
44,498
Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
6 44,498 44,498
89
44,378
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
15 44,378 44,378
90
42,660
Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat Love (PSV)
Broccoli, Adventure
37 42,660 42,660
91
42,529
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
20 42,529 42,529
92
407,035
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
101 41,902 407,035
93
39,669
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
5 39,669 39,669
94
39,664
Hitman (2016) (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
9 39,664 39,664
95
1,962,802
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
235 38,734 1,962,802
96
38,657
Musou Stars (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
28 38,657 38,657
97
234,689
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
76 38,382 234,689
98
1,007,460
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
109 37,927 1,007,460
99
222,865
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
76 37,735 222,865
100
36,847
Disgaea 5 Complete (NS)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
32 36,847 36,847

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 1,899,707(N/A) 1,826,226
PS4 1,352,155(-25%) 5,367,658
3DS 1,296,264(-33%) 23,402,559
PSV 284,015(-66%) 5,639,278
PS3 20,580(-63%) 10,467,518
WiiU 15,732(-95%) 3,324,878
XOne 6,553(-42%) 82,025
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 4,875,007(-1%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 8,165,292(-50%) 114,129,503
PS4 7,431,326(-32%) 26,794,928
NS 4,169,763(-32%) 4,169,763
PSV 2,030,240(-73%) 26,832,497
WiiU 614,391(-75%) 14,175,485
PS3 289,671(-90%) 81,550,946
XOne 32,445(-83%) 491,835
Wii 17,119(-81%) 69,355,341
PSP 15,083(-59%) 77,348,287
DS 4,929(-88%) 175,205,008
X360 1,584(-61%) 12,674,713
Total 22,771,843(-44%)