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Call of Duty Debuts in 1st on the Japanese Charts, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Launch

Call of Duty Debuts in 1st on the Japanese Charts, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Launch - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 November 2020 / 2,292 Views

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS4) has debuted on the top spot on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 84,475 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending November 15.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PS4) debuted in second place with 45,055 units sold.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (NS) debuted in third place with 32,906 units sold. The PS4 version debuted in seventh with 22,955 units sold. 

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS4) debuted in eighth place with 22,882 units sold.

Five of the top 10 games are for the Nintendo Switch, four for the PlayStation 4, and one for the PlayStation 5.

The PlayStation 5 was the best-selling platform with 118,085 units sold in its launch week, while the Xbox Series X and S sold 20,534 units in week one. The Nintendo Switch sold 116,267 units, the PS4 sold 2,974 units, the 3DS sold 497units and the Xbox One sold 25 units.

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (SIE, 11/13/20) – 84,475 (New)
  2. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Ubisoft, 11/10/20) – 45,055 (New)
  3. [NSW] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous, 11/12/20) – 32,906 (New)
  4. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 32,585 (5,974,018)
  5. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 31,073 (270,347)
  6. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 24,115 (1,807,723)
  7. [PS4] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous, 11/12/20) – 22,955 (New)
  8. [PS4] Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (SIE, 11/12/20) – 22,882 (New)
  9. [NSW] Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory (Square Enix, 11/12/20) – 22,813 (New)
  10. [PS5] Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition (SIE, 11/12/20) – 18,640 (New)

Here is the hardware breakdown:

  1. PlayStation 5 – 103,901 (New)
  2. Switch – 93,671 (13,215,665)
  3. Switch Lite – 22,596 (2,824,591)
  4. Xbox Series X – 16,247 (New)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 14,181 (New)
  6. Xbox Series S – 4,287 (New)
  7. PlayStation 4 – 2,903 (7,674,109)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 474 (1,746,460)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 71 (1,575,100)
  10. New 3DS LL – 23 (5,888,770)
  11. Xbox One X – 14 (20,980)
  12. Xbox One S – 11 (93,662)

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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7 Comments

Fight-the-Streets (on 19 November 2020)

I like the Japanese, they don't like digital, that's how it has to be!

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AFattyGamer (on 19 November 2020)

Nani?!

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Salnax (on 19 November 2020)

The PS5 barely outsold the Switch on launch week, and only had one game in the Top 10. I'm not sure if that's good for the PS4/Switch or bad for the PS5.

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HigHurtenflurst (on 19 November 2020)

Famitsu breaks hardware down by SKU... Switch + Switch Lite > PS5.

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HigHurtenflurst (on 19 November 2020)

Oh wait, oops, missed the PS5 digital edition.

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Original (on 19 November 2020)

What are you saying ps5 sales have ps5 digital edition in it too

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Original (on 19 November 2020)

Damn if only Nintendo made 2000 more Switches it'd have been #1

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