Published On: Wed, Nov 27th, 2019

Japanese Charts: Pokémon Sword And Shield Is Still Flying Off Shelves As Switch Dominates

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Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 18th – 24th November, divulgence that Pokémon Sword and Shield is still winning sales in a country.

The dual titles sole an estimated 1.3 million copies in their opening week, apropos a fastest-selling Switch diversion in Japan. This week was naturally many reduce than that, though 382,540 is still a mightily high series and one that many games can’t compare in their launch week.

Other Switch titles take adult many of a tip ten, with Ring Fit Adventure jumping behind adult to second place.

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


1) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 382.540 / 1.740.084
2) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 26.141 / 290.081
3) [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} – 23.872 / 258.919
4) [PS4] Shenmue III (Deep Silver) {2019.11.19} – 17.857 / NEW
5) [PS4] Death Stranding (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2019.11.08} – 12.520 / 235.811
6) [PS4] Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Electronic Arts) {2019.11.15} – 10.321 / 37.082
7) [NSW] Mario Sonic during a Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Sega) {2019.11.01} – 8.826 / 51.582
8) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 8.576 / 1.154.354
9) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 8.512 / 1.011.672
10) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 7.360 / 2.533.458


On a hardware front, Nintendo Switch and a newer Switch Lite are still carrying a smashing time on a market. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 102,294 (9,617,578)
PlayStation 4: 4,213 (7,175,553)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 2,860 (1,122,785)
Xbox One X: 49 (17,387)
Xbox One S: 61 (19,521)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 77,698 (628,229)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 992 (1,089,295)
New Nintendo 3DS: 81 (5,885,147)
PlayStation Vita: 23 (5,862,809)

Last week’s charts

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


Update: Sword and Shield’s new sales sum means that a new games have indeed already outsold Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee in Japan!

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