Published On: Wed, Mar 27th, 2019

Japanese Charts: Smash Bros. Ultimate Overtakes Splatoon 2 As The Best-Selling Switch Game

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Japanese draft sum are now in for 18th – 24th Mar divulgence that, as we likely final week, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has now overtaken Splatoon 2 as a best-selling diversion on Nintendo Switch in a region.

The diversion sole another 21,008 copies this week, holding a sum earthy sales in Japan to 2,974,153. Splatoon 2’s 7,891 sales this week leave it on 2,970,723 in total.

Elsewhere, new recover Super Robot Wars T debuted in third place on Switch, with a PS4 chronicle offered some-more copies and alighting in second. Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! also enters a charts in fourth place, and Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland has landed in 13th in a initial week. PS4 title, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice takes tip spot.

Here are a tip 20 (first numbers are this week’s sales, followed by sum sales in brackets):


1) [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software, 03/22/19) – 157,548 (New)
2) [PS4] Super Robot Wars T (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 03/21/19) – 88,093 (New)
3) [NSW] Super Robot Wars T (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 03/21/19) – 44,051 (New)
4) [NSW] Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! (Square Enix, 03/21/19) – 28,509 (New)
5) [PS4] Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland (Limited Editions Included) (Koei Tecmo, 03/21/19) – 27,734 (New)
6) [PS4] Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! (Square Enix, 03/21/19) – 21,041 (New)
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 21,008 (2,974,153)
8) [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 17,827 (534,367)
9) [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom, 03/08/19) – 15,353 (164,703)
10) [PS4] The Division 2 (Limited Edition Included) (Ubisoft, 03/15/19) – 15,186 (79,003)
11) [PS4] Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet (Koei Tecmo, 03/21/19) – 12,958 (New)
12) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,504 (2,190,792)
13) [NSW] Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland (Limited Editions Included) (Koei Tecmo, 03/21/19) – 12,473 (New)
14) [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! (Bundle Editions Included) (Nintendo, 11/16/18) – 10,727 (1,546,944)
15) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 9,288 (1,064,507)
16) [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,136 (649,961)
17) [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 8,585 (1,334,410)
18) [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 7,891 (2,970,723)
19) [PS4] One Piece: World Seeker (Bandai Namco, 03/14/19) – 7,737 (58,777)
20) [NSW] Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet (Koei Tecmo, 03/21/19) – 7,075 (New)


On a hardware front, Switch still leads a approach with another 56,099 sales this week. Here are this week’s figures, with final week’s in brackets:

1) Switch – 56,099 (56,954)
2) PlayStation 4 – 27,061 (25,015)
3) PlayStation 4 Pro – 7,834 (7,206)
4) New 2DS LL – 4,731 (4,040)
5) 2DS – 2,300 (793)
6) New 3DS LL – 912 (892)
7) PlayStation Vita – 376 (870)
8) Xbox One X – 63 (91)
9) Xbox One – 28 (45)

As we mentioned final week, Media Create (the association that reserve a Japanese gaming draft data) is changing a approach in that it releases a sales information from subsequent month. It’s now different how this competence impact a draft coverage.

Last week’s charts

Any surprises this week? Surprised to see Smash turn a best-selling diversion already? Let us know in a comments.

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