Published On: Fri, Apr 24th, 2020

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Overtakes Pokémon Sword And Shield’s Lifetime Sales

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Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 13th – 19th April, divulgence that Animal Crossing: New Horizons once again dominated weekly sales.

The diversion shifted an estimated 286,586 copies in Japan final week, display crazy levels of movement as it absolutely pushes final week’s series one, Final Fantasy VII Remake, down into second spot. In terms of earthy sales in a region, New Horizons has now surpassed Pokémon Sword and Shield‘s lifetime total, definition that it’s only turn a second best-selling Switch diversion in Nintendo’s home nation after only a month on sale.

Here are a tip 10 (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by sum sales):


1) [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} – 286.586 / 3.611.246
2) [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix) {2020.04.10} – 70.652 / 773.505
3) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 13.313 / 2.882.585
4) [PS4] Resident Evil 3 (Capcom) {2020.04.03} – 12.247 / 236.435
5) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 9.034 / 3.655.868
6) [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 8.682 / 116.217
7) [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 8.080 / 98.912
8) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 8.005 / 1.406.903
9) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 7.915 / 3.570.493
10) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 7.154 / 1.356.230


Nintendo Switch hardware sales are still reduce than usual, with conveyance issues caused by a stream coronavirus pestilence still causing problems. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 19,273 (11,167,568)
PlayStation 4: 23,606 (7,552,635)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 10,894 (1,498,788)
Xbox One S: 31 (21,145)
Xbox One X: 22 (19,639)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 8,601 (2,124,042)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 1,457 (1,122,642)
New Nintendo 3DS: 114 (5,887,104)

Last week’s charts

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