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
2,151,921
Monster Hunter: World (PS4)
Unknown, Action
32 2,151,921 2,151,921
2
2,739,512
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
59 866,096 2,739,512
3
1,821,987
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
71 647,791 1,821,987
4
623,424
Kirby (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
25 623,424 623,424
5
1,907,517
Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
45 441,003 1,907,517
6
2,447,913
Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
42 378,668 2,447,913
7
1,125,711
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
79 358,832 1,125,711
8
346,999
Mario Tennis Aces (NS)
Nintendo, Sports
11 346,999 346,999
9
254,818
Minecraft (NS)
Microsoft Studios, Misc
11 254,818 254,818
10
237,445
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
19 237,445 237,445
11
234,770
Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 01 Variety Kit (NS)
Nintendo, Party
20 234,770 234,770
12
228,954
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
18 228,954 228,954
13
209,825
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (NS)
Nintendo, Strategy
33 209,825 209,825
14
198,443
Project Octopath Traveler (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
8 198,443 198,443
15
184,677
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Music
7 184,677 184,677
16
180,253
Hokuto ga Gotoku (PS4)
Sega, Action
26 180,253 180,253
17
171,458
Dynasty Warriors 9 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
30 171,458 171,458
18
211,220
Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
36 161,097 211,220
19
156,312
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (PS4)
Square Enix, Fighting
34 156,312 156,312
20
148,532
Far Cry 5 (PS4)
Unknown, Action
23 148,532 148,532
21
468,411
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Party
79 135,226 468,411
22
131,044
Dark Souls: Remastered (PS4)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Role-Playing
15 131,044 131,044
23
125,347
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
30 125,347 125,347
24
123,350
Super Robot Wars X (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
23 123,350 123,350
25
118,826
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (NS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
8 118,826 118,826
26
118,708
God of War (PS4) (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
20 118,708 118,708
27
439,421
Arms (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
64 117,950 439,421
28
116,097
Dragon Ball Fighter Z (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
31 116,097 116,097
29
115,241
Fate/Extella Link (PS4)
Marvelous, Action
13 115,241 115,241
30
110,761
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
19 110,761 110,761
31
109,919
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
24 109,919 109,919
32
506,244
Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Legend of the Secret Treasure Banbarayar - Sword/Magnum (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
38 107,313 506,244
33
105,144
The Snack World: Trejarers Gold (NS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
21 105,144 105,144
34
101,615
Great Detective Pikachu (3DS)
Unknown, Adventure
24 101,615 101,615
35
290,060
Pokken Tournament (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
50 101,170 290,060
36
98,710
Detroit: Become Human (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
15 98,710 98,710
37
4,852,958
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
304 98,227 4,852,958
38
92,319
New Gundam Breaker (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
11 92,319 92,319
39
341,653
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
143 91,222 341,653
40
88,241
WarioWare Gold (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
5 88,241 88,241
41
86,133
Etrian Odyssey X (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
5 86,133 86,133
42
182,200
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
52 85,029 182,200
43
79,789
Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
5 79,789 79,789
44
77,641
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PS4)
Unknown, Role-Playing
24 77,641 77,641
45
73,080
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
1 73,080 73,080
46
71,792
Attack on Titan 2 (NS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
25 71,792 71,792
47
71,367
Super Robot Wars X (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
23 71,367 71,367
48
67,751
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
27 67,751 67,751
49
189,298
Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
40 67,128 189,298
50
125,557
FIFA 18 (NS)
Electronic Arts, Sports
49 65,939 125,557
51
63,127
Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
28 63,127 63,127
52
234,543
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
D3Publisher , Shooter
39 62,571 234,543
53
60,823
Hyrule Warriors (NS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
24 60,823 60,823
54
60,745
Attack on Titan 2 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
25 60,745 60,745
55
59,590
Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 02 Robot Kit (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
20 59,590 59,590
56
396,746
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Shooter
44 58,415 396,746
57
91,880
Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! (NS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
79 58,389 91,880
58
221,971
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
40 58,036 221,971
59
56,908
Bayonetta 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Action
29 56,908 56,908
60
56,396
Fate/Extella Link (PSV)
Marvelous, Action
13 56,396 56,396
61
55,891
Gintama Ranbu (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
33 55,891 55,891
62
2,963,357
Mario Kart (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
353 54,971 2,963,357
63
53,867
Metal Gear Survive (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
28 53,867 53,867
64
329,558
MineCraft (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
144 52,947 329,558
65
52,154
Secret of Mana (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
29 52,154 52,154
66
51,595
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (NS)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
31 51,595 51,595
67
254,500
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
54 50,724 254,500
68
84,536
Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso (NS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
39 50,104 84,536
69
50,023
Conan Exiles (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Action-Adventure
2 50,023 50,023
70
184,438
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
51 49,573 184,438
71
195,224
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
78 49,512 195,224
72
47,717
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (3DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
8 47,717 47,717
73
597,090
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
195 45,578 597,090
74
44,346
Shadow of the Colossus (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
30 44,346 44,346
75
144,342
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
49 43,576 144,342
76
42,888
Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 (PS4)
Capcom, Platform
6 42,888 42,888
77
1,245,878
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
181 42,433 1,245,878
78
42,326
The Crew 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
10 42,326 42,326
79
40,295
Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal (PS4)
Marvelous, Action
28 40,295 40,295
80
105,029
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
79 39,132 105,029
81
173,677
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
79 39,043 173,677
82
38,662
Cities: Skylines (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Simulation
21 38,662 38,662
83
38,449
Yakuza 3 (PS4)
Sega, Action-Adventure
4 38,449 38,449
84
37,031
Gintama Ranbu (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
33 37,031 37,031
85
36,939
Persona Dancing: All-Star Triple Pack (PS4)
Atlus, Music
15 36,939 36,939
86
36,297
Shining Resonance Refrain (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
23 36,297 36,297
87
263,602
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
56 36,046 263,602
88
270,562
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
79 35,540 270,562
89
1,235,843
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
92 34,117 1,235,843
90
33,735
Secret of Mana (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
29 33,735 33,735
91
32,766
Caligula Overdose (PS4)
FuRyu Corporation, Role-Playing
16 32,766 32,766
92
1,673,680
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
77 32,627 1,673,680
93
55,905
Resident Evil: Revelations (NS)
Capcom, Action
40 32,501 55,905
94
32,462
Attack on Titan 2 (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
25 32,462 32,462
95
1,047,484
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
92 31,568 1,047,484
96
31,359
IDOLiSH7 Twelve Fantasia! (PSV)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Music
29 31,359 31,359
97
31,292
My Hero One's Justice (NS)
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Fighting
2 31,292 31,292
98
141,018
New Style Boutique 3 - Styling Star (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
44 31,185 141,018
99
104,402
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
42 30,854 104,402
100
30,821
Dragon's Crown Pro (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
30 30,821 30,821

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 1,815,034(-45%) 4,976,186
PS4 1,226,384(-31%) 7,007,406
3DS 407,366(-76%) 24,223,151
PSV 146,333(-58%) 5,847,074
XOne 9,894(-26%) 98,592
Total 3,605,011(-50%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS4 6,791,362(-34%) 36,395,783
NS 6,759,778(-12%) 14,480,998
3DS 1,762,087(-86%) 119,952,623
PSV 809,587(-66%) 28,026,719
WiiU 48,711(-94%) 14,358,389
XOne 6,996(-81%) 501,830
PS3 1,763(-99%) 81,278,875
Total 16,180,284(-52%)