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Switch Dominates Japanese Charts with 145,000 Units Sold, PS5 Sold 40,459 Units

Switch Dominates Japanese Charts with 145,000 Units Sold, PS5 Sold 40,459 Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 December 2020 / 2,572 Views

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (NS) has remained in firston the retail charts in Japan with sales of 126,729 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending November 29.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (NS) remains in second place with sales of 40,667 units. Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in third with sales of 36,019 units. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in fourth with sales of 35,389 units. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (NS) is in fifth with sales of 21,314 units.

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

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 145,178 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 40,459 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 3,644 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 3,593 units, the 3DS sold 520 units, and the Xbox One sold 32 units. It should be noted that PS5 and Xbox Series X|S sales are almost identical to the previous week where they sold 42,891 and 3,684 units, respectively.

Ring Fit Adventure (NS)

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 126,729 (472,426)
  2. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo, 11/20/20) – 40,667 (213,882)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 36,019 (1,879,811)
  4. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 35,389 (6,046,697)
  5. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 21,314 (315,862)
  6. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack (Bandai Namco, 11/26/20) – 15,504 (New)
  7. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (SIE, 11/13/20) – 14,688 (124,371)
  8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 14,665 (3,289,458)
  9. [NSW] Fortnite: The Last Laugh Bundle (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 11/17/20) – 14,147 (45,414)
  10. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield + Expansion Pass (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 12,370 (55,458)

Here is the hardware breakdown:

  1. Switch – 117,982 (13,484,739)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 28,202 (164,438)
  3. Switch Lite – 27,196 (2,879,838)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 12,257 (36,997)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 3,581 (7,680,381)
  6. Xbox Series X – 2,584 (21,857)
  7. Xbox Series S – 1,009 (5,954)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 476 (1,747,501)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 63 (1,575,239)
  10. New 3DS LL – 44 (5,888,846)
  11. Xbox One X – 18 (21,015)
  12. Xbox One S – 14 (93,688)

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
thedemon1238 (on 04 December 2020)

Japaness gamers still have a gaming culture and buy new hardware, only when new games comes.

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Original (on 04 December 2020)

Japan will be known as a Mario country

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zu343 (on 04 December 2020)

The population of Japan hate games from the USA and the Western World. That's the reason why Nintendo is sucsessfull in Japan and Call of Duty, Ac Valhalla and watch dogs not.

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