FIFA 21 Debuts in First on the Japanese Charts

FIFA 21 Debuts in First on the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 October 2020 / 1,248 Views

FIFA 21 (PS4) has debuted at the top spot on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 39,152 Units, according to Famitsu for the week ending October 11. The Nintendo Switch version debuted in sixth with sales of 11,990.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is down one spot to second place with sales of 37,544 units and Ring Fit Adventure (NS) remains third with sales of 33,502 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 108,575 units sold. The PS4 sold 4,533 units, the 3DS sold 947 units and the Xbox One sold 30 units.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars Remains in 1st on the Japanese Charts

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [PS4] FIFA 21 (Electronic Arts, 10/09/20) – 39,152 (New)
  2. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 37,544 (5,828,121)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 33,502 (1,668,843)
  4. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 22,027 (330,248)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,723 (3,209,218)
  6. [NSW] FIFA 21 Legacy Edition (Electronic Arts, 10/09/20) – 11,990 (New)
  7. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,145 (3,759,916)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 6,859 (1,525,027)
  9. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,564 (3,849,600)
  10. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 5,927 (403,265)

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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4 Comments

KratosLives (on 16 October 2020)

I wish pes would dominate. I'm curious as to how they still release yearly titles and make money.


Ka-pi96 (on 15 October 2020)

Yay for FIFA. Although despite being #1, 40k sales does seem a bit low still. Got my copy digitally on PC so it doesn't count for the chart, sorry :(


YanisFromFrance (on 15 October 2020)

9 Nintendo Switch games, ACNH is still a monster


Original (on 15 October 2020)

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