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
1,762,300
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 1,762,300 1,762,300
2
1,616,126
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
29 1,616,126 1,616,126
3
1,395,594
Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 1,395,594 1,395,594
4
1,289,526
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
11 1,289,526 1,289,526
5
738,515
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
23 738,515 738,515
6
611,419
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
31 611,419 611,419
7
3,731,575
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
46 444,710 3,731,575
8
372,987
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
32 372,987 372,987
9
355,277
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
36 355,277 355,277
10
1,125,536
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
44 304,126 1,125,536
11
271,586
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Misc
31 271,586 271,586
12
268,842
ARMS (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
16 268,842 268,842
13
228,432
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
31 228,432 228,432
14
209,740
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
30 209,740 209,740
15
205,098
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
34 205,098 205,098
16
202,944
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
38 202,944 202,944
17
201,194
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
24 201,194 201,194
18
197,859
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
23 197,859 197,859
19
758,906
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
42 196,176 758,906
20
4,653,438
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
256 182,765 4,653,438
21
182,433
Nioh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
34 182,433 182,433
22
175,201
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
8 175,201 175,201
23
173,025
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
13 173,025 173,025
24
156,136
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
6 156,136 156,136
25
1,167,784
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
133 151,578 1,167,784
26
150,796
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
31 150,796 150,796
27
150,117
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
37 150,117 150,117
28
149,354
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
12 149,354 149,354
29
146,450
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
12 146,450 146,450
30
145,751
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
32 145,751 145,751
31
145,535
Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
5 145,535 145,535
32
141,432
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV)
Screenlife, Action
38 141,432 141,432
33
135,344
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
30 135,344 135,344
34
2,863,985
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
305 132,350 2,863,985
35
339,704
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
41 130,824 339,704
36
130,647
Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
14 130,647 130,647
37
533,974
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
147 127,858 533,974
38
124,833
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
37 124,833 124,833
39
123,247
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
32 123,247 123,247
40
120,249
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
27 120,249 120,249
41
116,673
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
31 116,673 116,673
42
1,001,654
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
44 114,876 1,001,654
43
108,266
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
24 108,266 108,266
44
230,362
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
43 105,295 230,362
45
104,896
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
9 104,896 104,896
46
103,520
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
18 103,520 103,520
47
355,352
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
67 93,796 355,352
48
93,038
Winning Eleven 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
3 93,038 93,038
49
92,129
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
1 92,129 92,129
50
240,861
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
96 85,058 240,861
51
84,457
Destiny 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
4 84,457 84,457
52
432,400
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
80 83,710 432,400
53
80,420
Pokken Tournament DX (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
2 80,420 80,420
54
599,538
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
75 80,145 599,538
55
79,583
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
29 79,583 79,583
56
78,906
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
31 78,906 78,906
57
77,543
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
38 77,543 77,543
58
77,537
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
33 77,537 77,537
59
234,095
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
95 77,062 234,095
60
73,883
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
37 73,883 73,883
61
71,945
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
29 71,945 71,945
62
71,222
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
19 71,222 71,222
63
71,049
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
34 71,049 71,049
64
63,624
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
27 63,624 63,624
65
199,885
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
63 61,463 199,885
66
58,943
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
29 58,943 58,943
67
57,855
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
18 57,855 57,855
68
57,652
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
31 57,652 57,652
69
57,164
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
, Role-Playing
24 57,164 57,164
70
1,555,021
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
123 56,695 1,555,021
71
2,575,004
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
271 56,406 2,575,004
72
55,843
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
1 55,843 55,843
73
55,655
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
15 55,655 55,655
74
122,288
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
42 55,153 122,288
75
54,641
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
11 54,641 54,641
76
54,323
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
9 54,323 54,323
77
53,669
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
27 53,669 53,669
78
50,379
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PSV)
Sega, Role-Playing
37 50,379 50,379
79
288,084
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
50 49,838 288,084
80
194,274
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
50 49,203 194,274
81
2,494,484
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
160 49,101 2,494,484
82
1,355,804
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
175 48,330 1,355,804
83
177,405
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
55 47,621 177,405
84
1,458,551
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
64 47,101 1,458,551
85
358,420
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
43 44,876 358,420
86
43,778
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
14 43,778 43,778
87
43,551
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
3 43,551 43,551
88
43,329
Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
5 43,329 43,329
89
42,611
Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat Love (PSV)
Broccoli, Adventure
36 42,611 42,611
90
41,367
Fire Emblem Warriors (NS)
Nintendo, Action
1 41,367 41,367
91
406,493
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
100 41,360 406,493
92
41,267
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
19 41,267 41,267
93
38,507
Hitman (2016) (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
8 38,507 38,507
94
1,962,370
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
234 38,302 1,962,370
95
38,263
Musou Stars (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
27 38,263 38,263
96
233,507
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
75 37,200 233,507
97
1,006,686
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
108 37,153 1,006,686
98
221,687
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
75 36,557 221,687
99
36,204
LEGO Worlds (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Misc
26 36,204 36,204
100
154,204
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
49 36,181 154,204

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 1,826,226(N/A) 1,788,301
PS4 1,298,080(-28%) 5,345,505
3DS 1,258,158(-35%) 23,379,778
PSV 276,899(-67%) 5,635,642
PS3 20,457(-63%) 10,467,449
WiiU 15,650(-95%) 3,324,832
XOne 6,283(-44%) 81,834
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 4,701,754(-5%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 8,080,927(-50%) 114,045,138
PS4 7,313,595(-33%) 26,677,197
NS 4,072,080(-33%) 4,072,080
PSV 2,002,784(-74%) 26,805,041
WiiU 607,371(-75%) 14,168,465
PS3 287,053(-90%) 81,548,328
XOne 30,773(-84%) 490,163
Wii 17,097(-81%) 69,355,319
PSP 15,069(-59%) 77,348,273
DS 4,919(-88%) 175,204,998
X360 1,584(-61%) 12,674,713
Total 22,433,252(-45%)