Published On: Thu, Nov 21st, 2019

Japanese Charts: Pokémon Sword And Shield Debut In Top Spot, As Switch Sales Continue To Rise

Sword And Shield

Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 11th – 17th November, reconfirming a clever start for Pokémon Sword and Shield. As formerly revealed, a new entries have now sole some-more than 1.3 million copies, creation it a fastest-selling Switch pretension within this region.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 has now forsaken to third place, underneath Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding, and Ring Fit Adventure is now in fourth. These dual Nintendo titles weren’t distant detached in terms of sales during this period. Meanwhile, Sega’s Mario Sonic during a Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 stays in seventh place and Minecraft for Switch (in ninth) has now surpassed one million sales altogether within Japan.

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


1) [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company) {2019.11.15} – 1,364,544 / NEW
2) [PS4] Death Stranding (SIE) {2019.11.08} – 37,382 / 223,291
3) [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} – 29,718 / 235,047
4) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 28,015 / 263,940
5) [PS4] Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Electronic Arts) {2019.11.15} – 26,761 / NEW
6) [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (SIE) {2019.10.25} – 9,411 / 181,165
7) [NSW] Mario Sonic during a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega) {2019.11.01} – 9,042 / 42,756
8) [PS4] Need for Speed: Heat (Electronic Arts) {2019.11.08} – 7,638 / 23,944
9) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} – 7,637 / 1,003,160
10) [PS4] Persona 5 Royal (Atlus) {2019.10.31} – 7,195 / 228,756


As for hardware, a Switch continues to outperform a foe with a outrageous swell in Lite sales entrance into a holiday season. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 82,571 (9,515,266)
PlayStation 4: 4393 (7,711,340)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 3701 (1,139,925)
Xbox One X: 39 (17,338)
Xbox One S: 41 (19,460)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 97,565 (555,531)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 1188 (1,670,402)
New Nintendo 3DS: 74 (5,885,066)
PlayStation Vita: 20 (5,862,786)

Last week’s charts

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