Published On: Fri, Jan 11th, 2019

Japanese Charts: Smash Ultimate Crosses The 2.5 Million Mark, Early Mario & Luigi 3DS Sales Disappoint

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We have a fender book of a Japanese charts to share with we this week, as Media Create sales for a final week of 2018 and initial week of 2019 are now in.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is consistently knocking it out of a park, remaining on tip mark each week in a segment ever given it expelled only over a month ago. Go Vacation, Diablo III: Eternal Collection, and Mario Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey also launched in Japan over a final integrate of weeks with varying levels of success – we’ve already discussed Mario Luigi’s unsatisfactory start. Twice, in fact.

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

24th Dec – 30th Dec 2018

Software Sales:

  1. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 275,417 (2,355,186)
  2. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 98,682 (841,037)
  3. [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! (Bundle Editions Included) (Nintendo, 11/16/18) – 65,497 (1,331,287)
  4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 41,872 (2,000,142)
  5. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix, 12/20/18) – 34,589 (132,262)
  6. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 30,669 (2,839,787)
  7. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix, 12/20/18) – 29,877 (140,161)
  8. [PS4] Judgment (Sega, 12/13/18) – 27,549 (213,438)
  9. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 27,140 (506,909)
  10. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 15,250 (1,227,293)
  11. [PS4] God Eater 3 (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 12/13/18) – 14,338 (189,900)
  12. [NSW] Go Vacation (Bandai Namco, 12/27/18) – 13,310 (New)
  13. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 12,553 (1,914,779)
  14. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo, 03/16/18) – 10,935 (702,874)
  15. [NSW] Diablo III: Eternal Collection (Blizzard Entertainment, 12/27/18) – 10,143 (New)
  16. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 9,814 (269,677)
  17. [3DS] Mario Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey (Nintendo, 12/27/18) – 9,436 (New)
  18. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo, 06/22/18) – 7,778 (400,534)
  19. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (SIE, 10/12/18) – 6,692 (505,455)
  20. [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (The Pokémon Company, 11/17/17) – 6,257 (1,796,584)

Hardware Sales (last week’s sales in brackets):

  1. Switch – 174,770 (278,701)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 58,203 (57,948)
  3. PlayStation 4 Pro – 14,227 (17,845)
  4. New 2DS LL – 9,649 (19,096)
  5. New 3DS LL – 3,576 (7,116)
  6. PlayStation Vita – 3,566 (3,939)
  7. 2DS – 374 (724)
  8. Xbox One X – 189 (195)
  9. Xbox One – 169 (182)

31st Dec – 6th Jan 2019

Software Sales:

1) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 258,974 (2,614,160)
2) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 95,102 (936,140)
3) [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! (Bundle Editions Included) (Nintendo, 11/16/18) –68,308 (1,399,595)
4) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 55,758 (2,055,899)
5) [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix, 12/20/18) – 47,176 (179,438)
6) [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 43,033 (2,882,819)
7) [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 42,845 (549,754)
8) [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix, 12/20/18) – 38,969 (179,130)
9) [NSW] Go Vacation (Bandai Namco, 12/27/18) – 21,826 (35,136)
10) [PS4] Judgment (Sega, 12/13/18) – 20,018 (233,456)
11) [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 19,363 (1,246,656)
12) [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 16,896 (1,931,675)
13) [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 16,600 (286,278)
14) [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo, 03/16/18) – 14,769 (717,643)
15) [PS4] God Eater 3 (Limited Edition Included) (Bandai Namco, 12/13/18) – 10,610 (200,510)
16) [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo, 06/22/18) – 10,469 (411,002)
17) [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (SIE, 10/12/18) – 8,726 (514,181)
18) [PS4] Battlefield V (Electronic Arts, 11/20/18) – 8,155 (167,514)
19) [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo, 07/13/18) – 7,718 (177,872)
20) [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco, 09/27/18) – 7,554 (73,861)

Hardware Sales (last week’s sales in brackets):

1) Switch – 199,982 (174,770)
2) PlayStation 4 – 87,669 (58,203)
3) PlayStation 4 Pro – 29,513 (14,227)
4) New 2DS LL – 22,645 (9,649)
5) PlayStation Vita – 4,138 (3,566)
6) New 3DS LL – 3,281 (3,576)
7) 2DS – 557 (374)
8) Xbox One X – 102 (189)
9) Xbox One – 53 (169)


Last week’s charts (17th Dec – 23rd December)

Are we astounded by Mario Luigi’s launch? How prolonged do we consider Smash will stay during series one? Let us know in a comments.

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