Nintendo Switch Dominates Japan

Sales for last week in Japan are in thanks to Famitsu and needless to say, Nintendo Switch is completely destroying the sales charts. 9 of the top 10 games are on Switch, including 3 new releases, one of them being a port of a major AAA IP that traditionally has not performed well in Japan. Here’s the full list:

01./00. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure <HOB> (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} (¥7.980) – 68.497 / NEW
02./00. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town <SLG> (Marvelous) {2019.10.17} (¥5.800) – 66.193 / NEW
03./02. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S – Definitive Edition # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2019.09.27} (¥7.980) – 15.744 / 401.907 (-38%)
04./01. [NSW] Disney Tsum Tsum Festival # <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.10.10} (¥6.100) – 11.824 / 42.174 (-61%)
05./08. [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 9.020 / 970.816 (+23%)
06./07. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 8.305 / 2.496.564 (+8%)
07./09. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) – 7.964 / 669.445 (+11%)
08./06. [PS4] Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne Master Edition <Monster Hunter: World \ Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne> # <ACT> (Capcom) {2019.09.06} (¥6.990) – 7.468 / 378.736 (-20%)
09./10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 7.312 / 3.302.948 (+9%)
10./00. [NSW] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition <The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt \ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone \ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine> <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2019.10.17} (¥6.480) – 7.218 / NEW

+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|System |  This Week |  Last Week |  Last Year |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |     LTD     |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
| NSW # |     54.067 |     56.680 |     43.863 |  2.718.526 |  1.897.542 |   9.608.072 |
| PS4 # |      7.362 |      7.849 |     19.867 |    899.511 |  1.276.615 |   8.451.601 |
| 3DS # |      1.110 |      1.041 |      5.373 |    169.044 |    458.666 |  24.474.008 |
| XB1 # |        142 |         78 |        140 |      5.569 |     11.878 |     108.500 |
| PSV # |         27 |         26 |      2.803 |     37.326 |    159.885 |   5.862.680 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  ALL  |     62.708 |     65.674 |     72.046 |  3.829.976 |  3.806.590 |  48.504.861 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
| NSW L |     19.246 |     17.316 |            |    333.923 |            |     333.923 |
|  NSW  |     34.821 |     39.364 |     43.863 |  2.384.603 |  1.897.542 |   9.274.149 |
| XB1 X |         64 |         45 |        112 |      3.730 |      8.322 |      17.186 |
| XB1 S |         78 |         33 |         28 |      1.839 |      3.556 |      19.312 |
|PS4 Pro|      3.089 |      3.274 |     11.457 |    328.773 |    329.311 |   1.301.363 |
|  PS4  |      4.273 |      4.575 |      8.410 |    570.738 |    947.304 |   7.150.238 |
|  PSV  |         27 |         26 |      2.803 |     37.326 |    159.885 |   5.862.680 |
|n-2DSLL|      1.013 |        937 |      3.248 |    139.041 |    285.956 |   1.083.285 |
| n-3DS |         97 |        104 |      1.868 |     28.912 |    153.888 |   5.884.737 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+

Also, if you are wondering what my thoughts are on all of this, I did a video talking about the sales:

Source: ResetERA