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Switch Dominates the Japanese Charts with 263,304 Units Sold

Switch Dominates the Japanese Charts with 263,304 Units Sold - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 24 December 2020 / 4,072 Views

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (NS) has remained in first on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 209,123 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending December 20.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in second with sales of 95,097 units. Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in third with sales of 58,654 units. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is in fourth with sales of 44,450 units and Pikmin 3 Deluxe (NS) is in fifth with 40,359 units sold.

The entire top 10 are games for the Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 263,304 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 17,578 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 10,343 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 375 units, the 3DS sold 583 units, and the Xbox One sold 33 units. It should be noted that PS5 and Xbox Series X|S continue to face stock shortages.

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 209,123 (964,207)
  2. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 95,097 (6,270,353)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 58,654 (2,028,444)
  4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 44,450 (3,388,984)
  5. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 40,359 (407,820)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 35,165 (1,654,462)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 33,475 (3,959,987)
  8. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 30,046 (1,687,940)
  9. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 28,102 (455,469)
  10. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 24,502 (479,976)

Here is the hardware breakdown:

  1. Switch – 211,725 (14,045,916)
  2. Switch Lite – 51,579 (3,016,285)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 15,122 (196,099)
  4. PlayStation 4 – 10,291 (7,702,754)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,456 (45,863)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 556 (1,749,048)
  7. Xbox Series X – 268 (24,699)
  8. Xbox Series S – 107 (6,520)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 52 (1,575,418)
  10. New 3DS LL – 27 (5,888,925)
  11. Xbox One X – 17 (21,069)
  12. Xbox One S – 16 (93,733)

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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2 Comments
TheBraveGallade (on 28 December 2020)

2dsXL>xbox series apparently in japan

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Original (on 24 December 2020)

Nintendo switch sold 17 million in Japan alone awesome

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