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Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Tops the Japanese Charts

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Tops the Japanese Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 June 2024 / 2,321 Views

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (NS) has remained in first place on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 34,004units, according to Famitsu for the week ending June 2, 2024.

TOKYO PSYCHODEMIC (NS) debuted in seventh place with sales of 3,768 units.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS) is in second place with sales of 6,233  units and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (NS) is in third place with sales of 5,730 units. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS) is in fourth place with sales of 4,012 units and Stellar Blade (PS5) is in fifth place with sales of 3,958 units.

Minecraft (NS) is in sixth place with sales of 3,846 and Ring Fit Adventure (NS) is in fourth place with sales of 3,334 units. Super Mario Bros. Wonder (NS) is in ninth place with sales of 3,323 units and Splatoon 3 (NS) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 3,277 units.

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 48,988 units sold. The PlayStation 5 sold 22,547 units, the Xbox Series X|S sold 3,248 units, and the PlayStation 4 sold 177 units.

Here is the best-selling games in Japan:

    1. [NSW] Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Nintendo, 05/23/24) – 34,004 (149,653)
    2. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 6,233 (5,854,621)
    3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 5,730 (7,782,759)
    4. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 4,012 (5,517,834)
    5. [PS5] Stellar Blade (SIE, 04/26/24) – 3,958 (99,380)
    6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 3,846 (3,534,625)
    7. [NSW] TOKYO PSYCHODEMIC (Gravity Game Arise, 05/30/24) – 3,768 (New)
    8. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 3,334 (3,578,646)
    9. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo, 10/20/23) – 3,323 (1,863,041)
    10. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 3,277 (4,308,115)

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

    1. Switch OLED Model – 36,567 (7,335,361)
    2. PlayStation 5 – 17,046 (4,875,423)
    3. Switch Lite – 8,905 (5,864,487)
    4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 5,501 (785,886)
    5. Switch – 3,516 (19,800,873)
    6. Xbox Series X – 2,466 (280,625)
    7. Xbox Series S – 782 (313,711)
    8. PlayStation 4 – 177 (7,926,222)

    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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    3 Comments
    Salnax (on 06 June 2024)

    Happy 10th anniversary for the #2 game this week.

    • +3
    NextGen_Gamer (on 06 June 2024)

    Stellar Blade about to hit 100k copies on PS5 :)

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    KrspaceT NextGen_Gamer (on 08 June 2024)

    In just Japan

    • +1