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Switch Sells Another 114,170 Units in Japan, PS5 Sells 25,948 units

Switch Sells Another 114,170 Units in Japan, PS5 Sells 25,948 units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 February 2021 / 2,200 Views

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (NS) has remained in first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 73,362 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending January 31, 2021.

Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in second with sales of 42,124 units. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in third with sales of 25,151 units.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (NS) debuted in fourth with sales of 23,551 units. The PlayStation 4 version debuted in sixth with sales of 15,761 units.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is in fifth with sales of 17,503 units and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS) is in seventh with 11,220 units sold.

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 114,170 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 25,948 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 3,603 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 1,099 units, and the 3DS sold 588.

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 73,362 (1,789,756)
  2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 42,124 (2,316,011)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 25,151 (6,606,006)
  4. [NSW] Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Nippon Ichi Software, 01/28/21) – 23,551 (New)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 17,503 (3,638,441)
  6. [PS4] Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Nippon Ichi Software, 01/28/21) – 15,761 (New)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 11,220 (4,133,863)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,546 (1,797,233)
  9. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 10,411 (623,205)
  10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 9,514 (3,762,719)

Here is the hardware breakdown:

    1. Switch – 87,463 (14,964,665)
    2. Switch Lite – 26,707 (3,251,098)
    3. PlayStation 5 – 23,619 (269,576)
    4. PlayStation 4 – 3,854 (7,750,544)
    5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,329 (57,994)
    6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 588 (1,153,594)
    7. Xbox Series X – 562 (26,128)
    8. Xbox Series S – 537 (7,222)
    9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 19 (1,575,600)

    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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    3 Comments
    Darwinianevolution (on 04 February 2021)

    Out of the almost 4.000 PS4s sold in Japan this week, only 19 are PS4 Pro? Any reason for the disparity?
    Also Ring Fit Adventure beating Nintendo's big boys, and they say fitness games are dead.

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    Sogreblute Darwinianevolution (on 04 February 2021)

    The PS4 Pro has been discontinued for a few months now.

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    Real Sogreblute (on 04 February 2021)

    Yes Sony quietly discontinued pro

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