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Yoshi’s Crafted World Debuts at the Top of the Japanese Charts

Yoshi’s Crafted World Debuts at the Top of the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 April 2019 / 4,967 Views

Yoshi’s Crafted World (NS) has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts with sales of 50,007 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending March 31. 

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with sales 49,852 units. The PlayStation 4 sold 23,863 units, the 3DS sold 5,056 units. The PlayStation Vita sold 717 units and Xbox One sold 72 units. 

Here is the complete top 10 chart:

  1. [NSW] Yoshi’s Crafted World – 50,007 / NEW
  2. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – 44,139 / 194,860
  3. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 19,349 / 2,992,376
  4. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 15,238 / 547,987
  5. [NSW] Minecraft – 13,667 / 707,567
  6. [PS4] Winning Post 9 – 12,130 / NEW
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 10,889 / 2,236,865
  8. [PS4] Super Robot Wars T – 9,750 / 90,978
  9. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee – 9,227 / 1,479,158
  10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 – 8,706 / 3,020,833

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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FarleyMcFirefly (on 03 April 2019)

That's.... not a great opening. I was expecting closer to 100k

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Jumpin FarleyMcFirefly (on 03 April 2019)

Sales can always be better. This is the sort of game that works well as a gift, so sales will likely not be particularly high at any point; though there should be a substantial holiday season bump.

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Jumpin (on 03 April 2019)

This makes me happy. I love games that are sickeningly charming like this one =)

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RaptorChrist Jumpin (on 03 April 2019)

It's disgustingly charming. My personal favorite level so far is the forest level with the sticks and twigs that are made to look like owls. "Weighting Acorns" it may be called.

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Amnesia (on 03 April 2019)

Only 1 day counted I suppose here ?

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simek (on 03 April 2019)

50.000 hmmm. Nothing special. So what are these people who buys switch every week play? When you look at the numbers if its not Zelda Mario Smash Splatoon its really difficult to be succesfull on Switch. When you look at waht sells on Switch first are the Nintedo evergreens then ver very very long nothing, then at the end some indie and ports. Switch is a great heanheld but its going into the same problems as in the past: YOU buy nintedo machine for nintendo games.

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Flilix simek (on 03 April 2019)

Minecraft seems to be doing pretty good. And why would the fact that Nintendo games sell better than 3rd parties be a problem anyways?

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siebensus4 simek (on 04 April 2019)

The Nintendo eshop charts are often dominated by third party games (Rocket League, Minecraft, Final Fantasy and discounted games). On the other hand in retail we can see that first party games sell better.

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