Published On: Fri, Apr 17th, 2020

Japanese Charts: Nintendo Switch Sales Plummet As Shipments Get Put On Hold

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Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 6th – 12th April, divulgence that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has missed out on a first-place mark for a initial time given it released.

The diversion sole an estimated 292,876 copies in a segment final week, that is still an considerable sum deliberation it’s now been on a marketplace for several weeks, though it couldn’t contest with a launch of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PS4. Square Enix’s new recover sole 702,853 earthy copies to absolutely take stick position.

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


1) [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix) {2020.04.10} – 702.853 / NEW
2) [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} – 292.876 / 3.324.660
3) [PS4] Resident Evil 3 (Capcom) {2020.04.03} – 34.698 / 224.188
4) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 14.171 / 2.869.272
5) [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 13.204 / 107.535
6) [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4(Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 11.921 / 90.832
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 11.303 / 3.646.834
8) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 9.249 / 762.872
9) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 9.037 / 3.562.578
10) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 8.755 / 1.398.898


It’s indeed a hardware draft that has seen a biggest shake-up, however. Nintendo Switch hardware sales are as low as we can remember saying them in a country, with conveyance issues caused by a stream coronavirus pestilence carrying a flattering vital impact. Both Switch models total usually sole 25,000 units this week, down from 154,000 a week before. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 19,429 (11,148,295)
PlayStation 4: 60,721 (7,529,029)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 18,338 (1,487,894)
Xbox One S: 16 (21,114)
Xbox One X: 18 (19,617)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 5,884 (2,115,441)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 1,517 (1,121,185)
New Nintendo 3DS: 97 (5,886,990)

Last week’s charts

Any surprises this week? Let us know in a comments.

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