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Ghost of Tsushima Outsells Paper Mario to Top the Japanese Charts

Ghost of Tsushima Outsells Paper Mario to Top the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 July 2020 / 2,694 Views

Ghost of Tsushima (PS4) has debuted at the top spot on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 212,915 Units, according to Famitsu for the week ending July 19. 

Paper Mario: The Origami King (NS) debuted in second with sales of 109,092 units. Together! The Battle Cats Game & Pouch Set (NS) debuted in ninth with sales of 9,725 units.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is up one spot to third place with sales of 71,897 units. Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in fourth with sales of 36,183 units.

Eight of the top 10 are games for the Nintendo Switch, while two are for the PlayStation 4.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 113,197 units sold. The PlayStation 4 sold 4,523 units, the 3DS sold 903 units, and the Xbox One sold 31 units.

Ghost of Tsushima Outsells Paper Mario to Top the Japanese Charts

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [PS4] Ghost of Tsushima (SIE, 07/17/20) – 212,915 (New)
  2. [NSW] Paper Mario: The Origami King (Nintendo, 07/17/20) – 109,092 (New)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 71,897 (5,186,283)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 36,183 (1,173,243)
  5. [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 29,719 (124,595)
  6. [PS4] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 26,951 (118,498)
  7. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 20,586 (235,891)
  8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 10,031 (3,035,989)
  9. [NSW] Together! The Battle Cats Game & Pouch Set (Ponos, 07/16/20) – 9,725 (New)
  10. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,834 (3,662,804)

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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Signalstar (on 23 July 2020)

Ghost of Tsushima probably sold more than 1 million copies first week given the strong sales in Japan. Good for an exclusive new Ip at the end of the console's life

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KazumaKiryu (on 23 July 2020)

My Game of the Year - Ghost of Tsushima !! Fantastic game.

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KLAMarine KazumaKiryu (on 23 July 2020)

better than tlou2?

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DonFerrari (on 23 July 2020)

Selling double of Mario in Japan on release is quite impressive, in perspective done better than TLOU2.

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YanisFromFrance (on 23 July 2020)

The Nintendo Switch is just crazy with ACNH in the World , it will outsell the PS4 in the world , I am happy for GoT Game of the Year with ACNH

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SanAndreasX (on 23 July 2020)

Switch is killin' it in hardware sales in Japan.

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