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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Tops the Japanese Charts, Switch Sells 74,000 Units

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Tops the Japanese Charts, Switch Sells 74,000 Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 March 2021 / 2,441 Views

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (NS) has remained in first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 97,955 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending February 21, 2021.

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (NS) is in second with sales of 41,508 units. Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in third with sales of 23,686 units. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in fourth with sales of 13,677 units. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is in fifth with sales of 13,478 units.

The entire top 10 are games for the Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 74,298 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 25,037 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 2,949 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 230 units, and the 3DS sold 827 units.

Here is the complete top 10:

  1. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 97,955 (347,973)
  2. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 41,508 (1,934,185)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 23,686 (2,394,045)
  4. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 13,677 (6,655,082)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,478 (3,685,972)
  6. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,326 (4,165,316)
  7. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 8,521 (3,787,487)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,423 (1,825,487)
  9. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,720 (3,971,598)
  10. [NSW] Little Nightmares II (Bandai Namco, 02/10/21) – 7,521 (31,911)

Here is the hardware breakdown:

    1. Switch – 51,744 (15,169,413)
    2. Switch Lite – 22,554 (3,318,748)
    3. PlayStation 5 – 21,512 (326,566)
    4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,525 (62,455)
    5. PlayStation 4 – 2,935 (7,761,083)
    6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 827 (1,156,042)
    7. Xbox Series X – 133 (26,454)
    8. Xbox Series S – 97 (7,576)
    9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 14 (1,575,646)

    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
    badskywalker (on 25 February 2021)

    The ratio of hybrids to lites tells me that there were shortages for the hybrid.

    • +2
    Kakadu18 badskywalker (on 25 February 2021)

    Yes, the lite sold 1k units more than last week while the hybrid sold way less.

    • 0
    Real (on 25 February 2021)

    Awesome Switch selling more than last year

    • +1