The Last of Us Part II Debuts in 1st on the Japanese Charts With 178,696 Units Sold

The Last of Us Part II Debuts in 1st on the Japanese Charts With 178,696 Units Sold - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 June 2020 / 2,071 Views

The Last of Us Part II (PS4) has debuted at the top spot on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 178,696 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending June 21.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) drops to second place with sales of 73,680 units. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (NS) is in third place with 32,673 units sold. 

Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 7 (NS) debuted in fifth place with sales of 14,062 units. Namcot Collection (NS) debuted in sixth place with sales of 9,532 units.

Nine of the top 10 are games for the Nintendo Switch, while one is for the PlayStation 4.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 78,428 units sold. The PlayStation 4 sold 12,844 units, the 3DS sold 1,152 units, and the Xbox One sold 32 units.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [PS4] The Last of Us Part II (SIE, 06/19/20) – 178,696 (New)
  2. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 73,680 (4,934,168)
  3. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 32,673 (144,297)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 32,663 (1,038,732)
  5. [NSW] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 7 (Koei Tecmo, 06/18/20) – 14,062 (New)
  6. [NSW] Namcot Collection (Bandai Namco, 06/18/20) – 9,532 (New)
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,251 (2,995,705)
  8. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 9,195 (3,630,263)
  9. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 7,886 (3,463,228)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,137 (3,731,453)

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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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6 Comments

zumnupy10 (on 25 June 2020)

These numbers look fantastic for a western game in Japan. If sales in the west followed this pattern, this game will have crazy numbers.


DonFerrari (on 25 June 2020)

Considering it is Japan, not so bad.


elazz (on 25 June 2020)

Uncharted 4 and Spider Man didn't hit the 130k mark so this is definitely good.


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DonFerrari (on 25 June 2020)

Didn`t know. So I`ll change to very good =]


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DialgaMarine (on 26 June 2020)

I'm hearing over 4 million sold worldwide in the first 3 days. If true, Not only did it beat Sony's record, it shattered it


Xxain (on 25 June 2020)

Wow. Thats impressive.