Published On: Fri, May 22nd, 2020

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing Leads The Charge As Nintendo Secures 80 Percent Of The Top 10

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To a startle of flattering most nobody, Animal Crossing: New Horizons stays during a tip of a Japanese sales charts, as granted by Famitsu.

The Nintendo Switch disdainful has now sole roughly 4.5 million copies in a homeland alone. Ring Fit Adventure stays in second place, and is shutting in on a million sales in Japan, while in third position is one of usually dual non-Switch games in a tip 10 – and it’s Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake for a PS4, that is also entrance adult to a one million marker. The other pretension is a PS4 chronicle of Trials of Mana (also on Switch, lest we forget), that comes in during series 10.

Elsewhere, Switch veterans such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continue to sell in decent numbers, that is remarkable, given their age. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch is also changeable a medium series of units, maybe due to players wanting to keep their smarts active during a coronavirus lockdown.

You’ll find a tip 10 list next (first numbers are that week’s estimated sales, followed by sum sales):

Famitsu Sales: (May 11th to 17th)

1. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 129,659 (4,480,117)
2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 21,963 (905,295)
3. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix, 04/10/20) – 11,229 (908,337)
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 10,286 (2,946,455)
5. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 8,079 (3,417,239)
6. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 7,216 (3,697,918)
7. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 6,588 (229,057)
8. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 6,063 (1,387,002)
9. [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package Version 1-5 (Square Enix, 05/14/20) – 5,657 (New)
10. [PS4] Trials of Mana (Square Enix, 04/24/20) – 5,467 (122,753)

In terms of hardware sales, a miss of batch is clearly holding a fee as sum sales of a Switch and Switch Lite are down compared to final week. The sales are as follows (weekly total, followed by lifetime sales):

Switch – 27,897 (11,379,561)
Switch Lite – 10,483 (2,214,996)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 4,235 (1,534,754)
PlayStation 4 – 2,006 (7,588,444)
New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 955 (1,714,162)
New 3DS LL – 73 (5,887,527)
Xbox One X – 20 (20,039)
Xbox One S – 12 (93,271)

Last week’s charts

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