Published On: Fri, May 29th, 2020

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing Still Dominates As Switch Takes Nine Of Top Ten

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Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 18th – 24th May, divulgence that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is still heading a approach for Nintendo.

The diversion shifted another estimated 102,553 copies final week, bumping a grand sum of earthy sales in Japan to 4.5 million. The second best-selling earthy Switch diversion in a region, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, is now sitting on 3.7 million.

No new entries done it into a tip 10 this week, nonetheless Switch had a flattering enormous time, holding 9 of a tip 10 positions. Only a new Final Fantasy VII Remake managed to spoil Nintendo’s party.

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} – 102.553 / 4.582.670
2) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 11.746 / 917.041
3) [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} – 10.144 / 3.427.383
4) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 8.974 / 2.955.429
5) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 6.107 / 1.393.109
6) [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix) {2020.04.10} – 5.902 / 914.239
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 5.892 / 3.703.810
8) [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo) {2019.12.27} – 5.678 / 234.735
9) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 4.830 / 1.451.093
10). [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 4.497 / 3.602.252


Nintendo Switch hardware sales saw a bit of a boost this week, both with a strange indication and a Lite. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 35,352 (11,414,913)
PlayStation 4: 948 (7,589,392)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 2,823 (1,537,577)
Xbox One S: 18 (21,287)
Xbox One X: 205 (20,244)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 17,205 (2,232,201)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 2,041 (1,130,494)
New Nintendo 3DS: 43 (5,887,570)

Last week’s charts

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