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
2,160,413
Monster Hunter: World (PS4)
Unknown, Action
40 2,160,413 2,160,413
2
2,835,749
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
67 962,333 2,835,749
3
1,904,419
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
79 730,223 1,904,419
4
650,985
Kirby (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
33 650,985 650,985
5
1,941,915
Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
53 475,401 1,941,915
6
2,496,028
Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
50 426,783 2,496,028
7
1,171,665
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
87 404,786 1,171,665
8
379,174
Mario Tennis Aces (NS)
Nintendo, Sports
19 379,174 379,174
9
376,763
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Shooter
3 376,763 376,763
10
346,794
Minecraft (NS)
Microsoft Studios, Misc
19 346,794 346,794
11
299,603
Spider-Man (PS4) (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action-Adventure
8 299,603 299,603
12
281,477
Super Mario Party (NS)
Nintendo, Party
4 281,477 281,477
13
248,556
Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 01 Variety Kit (NS)
Nintendo, Party
28 248,556 248,556
14
244,882
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
27 244,882 244,882
15
241,661
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
26 241,661 241,661
16
220,199
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Music
15 220,199 220,199
17
215,101
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (NS)
Nintendo, Strategy
41 215,101 215,101
18
214,596
Project Octopath Traveler (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 214,596 214,596
19
181,139
Hokuto ga Gotoku (PS4)
Sega, Action
34 181,139 181,139
20
171,548
Dynasty Warriors 9 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
38 171,548 171,548
21
220,488
Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
44 170,365 220,488
22
157,323
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (PS4)
Square Enix, Fighting
42 157,323 157,323
23
149,938
Far Cry 5 (PS4)
Unknown, Action
31 149,938 149,938
24
480,937
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Party
87 147,752 480,937
25
144,573
Warriors Orochi 4 (PS4)
Nippon Ichi Software, Action
5 144,573 144,573
26
141,965
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (NS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
16 141,965 141,965
27
134,824
Dark Souls: Remastered (PS4)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Role-Playing
23 134,824 134,824
28
133,731
Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action-Adventure
1 133,731 133,731
29
450,630
Arms (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
72 129,159 450,630
30
127,495
Super Robot Wars X (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
31 127,495 127,495
31
127,476
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
9 127,476 127,476
32
126,358
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
38 126,358 126,358
33
123,687
God of War (PS4) (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
28 123,687 123,687
34
118,189
Fate/Extella Link (PS4)
Marvelous, Action
21 118,189 118,189
35
117,098
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (PS4)
Falcom, Role-Playing
5 117,098 117,098
36
116,194
Dragon Ball Fighter Z (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
39 116,194 116,194
37
304,998
Pokken Tournament (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
58 116,108 304,998
38
115,991
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
27 115,991 115,991
39
4,870,148
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
312 115,417 4,870,148
40
115,175
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
32 115,175 115,175
41
111,010
The Snack World: Trejarers Gold (NS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
29 111,010 111,010
42
109,758
WarioWare Gold (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
13 109,758 109,758
43
108,441
Great Detective Pikachu (3DS)
Unknown, Adventure
32 108,441 108,441
44
506,681
Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Legend of the Secret Treasure Banbarayar - Sword/Magnum (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
46 107,750 506,681
45
105,783
Detroit: Become Human (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
23 105,783 105,783
46
354,480
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
151 104,049 354,480
47
99,189
Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
13 99,189 99,189
48
97,269
Etrian Odyssey X (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
13 97,269 97,269
49
96,348
New Gundam Breaker (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
19 96,348 96,348
50
186,273
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
60 89,102 186,273
51
83,779
FIFA 19 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
5 83,779 83,779
52
83,005
Conan Exiles (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Action-Adventure
10 83,005 83,005
53
77,854
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PS4)
Unknown, Role-Playing
32 77,854 77,854
54
76,503
Assassin's Creed Odyssey (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action-Adventure
4 76,503 76,503
55
75,717
Attack on Titan 2 (NS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
33 75,717 75,717
56
71,925
Super Robot Wars X (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
31 71,925 71,925
57
193,912
Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
48 71,742 193,912
58
70,717
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
35 70,717 70,717
59
128,083
FIFA 18 (NS)
Electronic Arts, Sports
57 68,465 128,083
60
2,974,623
Mario Kart (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
361 66,237 2,974,623
61
65,677
Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 02 Robot Kit (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
28 65,677 65,677
62
65,512
Hyrule Warriors (NS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
32 65,512 65,512
63
237,284
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
D3Publisher , Shooter
47 65,312 237,284
64
229,120
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
48 65,185 229,120
65
210,783
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
86 65,071 210,783
66
340,071
MineCraft (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
152 63,460 340,071
67
63,268
Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
36 63,268 63,268
68
62,854
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (3DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
16 62,854 62,854
69
95,386
Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! (NS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
87 61,895 95,386
70
61,525
Bayonetta 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Action
37 61,525 61,525
71
60,886
Attack on Titan 2 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
33 60,886 60,886
72
397,699
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Shooter
52 59,368 397,699
73
59,211
Fate/Extella Link (PSV)
Marvelous, Action
21 59,211 59,211
74
56,106
Gintama Ranbu (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 56,106 56,106
75
259,310
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
62 55,534 259,310
76
55,195
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (NS)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
39 55,195 55,195
77
53,957
Metal Gear Survive (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
36 53,957 53,957
78
88,166
Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso (NS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
47 53,734 88,166
79
52,459
Secret of Mana (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
37 52,459 52,459
80
187,052
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
59 52,187 187,052
81
51,166
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PS4)
Square Enix, Action-Adventure
7 51,166 51,166
82
49,434
My Hero One's Justice (NS)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Fighting
10 49,434 49,434
83
599,332
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
203 47,820 599,332
84
47,518
Yakuza 3 (PS4)
Sega, Action-Adventure
12 47,518 47,518
85
47,242
Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 (PS4)
Capcom, Platform
14 47,242 47,242
86
147,139
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
57 46,373 147,139
87
45,228
The Crew 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
18 45,228 45,228
88
44,723
Shadow of the Colossus (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
38 44,723 44,723
89
1,247,949
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
189 44,504 1,247,949
90
468,968
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
111 43,666 468,968
91
109,329
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
87 43,432 109,329
92
176,364
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
87 41,730 176,364
93
40,800
Dragon Ball FighterZ (NS)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Fighting
5 40,800 40,800
94
40,759
Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal (PS4)
Marvelous, Action
36 40,759 40,759
95
275,354
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
87 40,332 275,354
96
40,254
Cities: Skylines (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Simulation
29 40,254 40,254
97
38,863
Warriors Orochi 4 (NS)
Nippon Ichi Software, Action
5 38,863 38,863
98
37,986
Persona Dancing: All-Star Triple Pack (PS4)
Atlus, Music
23 37,986 37,986
99
265,066
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
64 37,510 265,066
100
37,135
Gintama Ranbu (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 37,135 37,135

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 2,277,103(-32%) 5,309,989
PS4 1,358,193(-24%) 7,161,803
3DS 451,717(-73%) 24,277,408
PSV 161,573(-54%) 5,866,417
XOne 12,311(-8%) 100,676
Total 4,260,897(-41%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS4 8,702,133(-15%) 38,306,554
NS 8,129,889(+5%) 15,851,109
3DS 1,925,243(-84%) 120,115,779
PSV 885,661(-63%) 28,102,793
WiiU 49,259(-93%) 14,358,937
XOne 10,609(-71%) 505,443
PS3 1,763(-99%) 81,278,875
Total 19,704,557(-42%)