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Mario Party Superstars Tops the Japanese Charts

Mario Party Superstars Tops the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted 3 days ago / 2,106 Views

Mario Party Superstars (NS) has taken  first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 45,874 units, according to Famitsu for the two week period ending January 9, 2022.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (NS) is in second place with sales of 41,354 units. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is in third place with sales of 32,232 units. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS) is in fourth place with sales of 32,195 units.

Minecraft (NS) is in fifth place with sales of 22,110 units. Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain (NS) is in sixth place with sales of 20,747 units. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in seventh place with sales of 20,634 units. 

The entire top 10 are games for the Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 148,690 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 10,677 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 263 units, the 3DS sold 609 units, and the PlayStation 4 sold 15 units.

Switch Continues to Dominate the Japanese Charts

Here is the complete top 10:

    1. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 45,874 (771,575)
    2. [NSW] Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (The Pokemon Company, 11/19/21) – 41,354 (2,435,326)
    3. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 32,232 (4,356,115)
    4. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 32,195 (4,694,959)
    5. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 22,110 (2,462,537)
    6. [NSW] Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain (Nintendo, 12/03/21) – 20,747 (212,533)
    7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 20,634 (7,137,066)
    8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 18,069 (2,560,615)
    9. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 17,875 (3,034,374)
    10. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 10,510 (899,167)

    Here is the hardware breakdown:

    1. Switch OLED Model – 79,217 (944,983)
    2. Switch – 40,251 (17,838,225)
    3. Switch Lite – 29,222 (4,480,910)
    4. PlayStation 5 – 8,815 (1,077,994)
    5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,862 (202,695)
    6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 609 (1,180,225)
    7. Xbox Series X – 185 (73,846)
    8. Xbox Series S – 78 (55,598)
    9. PlayStation 4 – 15 (7,819,260)

    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
    Zeruda-Hime (3 days ago)

    i am very curious about the worldwide sales of Mario Party Superstars. D:

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    sboy11es (3 days ago)

    Switch OLED model it's going to surpass PS5 sales in a few weeks

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