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Princess Peach: Showtime! Tops the Japanese Charts, NS Sells 72K, PS5 Sells 25K

Princess Peach: Showtime! Tops the Japanese Charts, NS Sells 72K, PS5 Sells 25K - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 April 2024 / 2,441 Views

Princess Peach: Showtime! (NS) has remained in first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 19,612 units, according to Famitsu for the week ending April 7, 2024.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is up two spots to second place with sales of 13,055 units, while Rise of the Ronin (PS5) is down one spot to third place with sales of 12,080 units. Super Mario Bros. Wonder (NS) is up from sixth to fourth place with sales of 9,898 units and Minecraft (NS) is up from eighth to fifth place with sales of 7,464 units.

Splatoon 3 (NS) is up four spots to sixth place with sales of 6,569 units. Nintendo Switch Sports (NS) is in seventh place with sales of 6,497 units. Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru! (NS) is in eighth place with sales of 6,189 units.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in ninth place with sales of 6,110 units and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS) is in 10th place with sales of 5,507 units.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 71,942 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 24,976 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 2,113 units, and the PlayStation 4 sold 107 units.

Here is the best-selling games in Japan:

    1. [NSW] Princess Peach: Showtime! (Nintendo, 03/22/24) – 19,612 (124,432)
    2. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,055 (5,781,663)
    3. [PS5] Rise of the Ronin (SIE, 03/22/24) – 12,080 (96,865)
    4. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo, 10/20/23) – 9,898 (1,813,645)
    5. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 7,464 (3,491,021)
    6. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 6,569 (4,270,899)
    7. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 6,497 (1,306,180)
    8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru! (Konami, 11/16/23) – 6,189 (1,029,313)
    9. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 6,110 (7,735,293)
    10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 5,507 (5,481,777)

    Here is the hardware breakdown (followed by lifetime sales):

    1. Switch OLED Model – 55,386 (7,014,166)
    2. PlayStation 5 – 20,269 (4,733,271)
    3. Switch Lite – 9,188 (5,802,893)
    4. Switch – 7,368 (19,763,280)
    5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 4,707 (751,268)
    6. Xbox Series X – 1,443 (264,117)
    7. Xbox Series S – 670 (307,116)
    8. PlayStation 4 – 107 (7,925,446)

    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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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    2 Comments
    SuperNintend0rk (on 12 April 2024)

    Insanely impressive that Switch is selling nearly 3 times as many units as PS5 in Japan in its 8th year on the market!

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    CaptainExplosion (on 11 April 2024)

    Peach really can do anything. ^^

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