This Week In Sales: Debuts For Ys VIII On Nintendo Switch And The Crew 2

By Sato . July 4, 2018 . 9:00am

Period: The week of June 25 – July 1 (2018)

Top-seller: Mario Tennis Aces – 49,143 (Switch)

Nintendo Switch sales: 50,762 (Last week – 48,944)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 406 (389)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 4,222 (3,796)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 2,695 (2,627)

PlayStation 4 sales: 13,632 (15,036)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 5,179 (5,259)

PlayStation Vita sales: 3,470 (2,163)

Xbox One sales: 53 (38)

Xbox One X sales: 234 (509)

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Last week, Japan got three new releases with Ubisoft’s open-world racing game The Crew 2, the Nintendo Switch version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, and Kurenai no Homura: Sanada Ninpou Chou. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of June 25 through July 1, 2018.

 

The top-selling game of the week is Mario Tennis Aces, which enjoyed a nice debut last week, and it is back for another set with 49,143 units sold on Switch to chart at #1. Minecraft on Switch jumped up a spot with 25,773 units sold to take #2. This week’s first new entry, The Crew 2, placed #3 with 17,575 units sold on PS4.

 

Splatoon 2 continues riding the wave with 16,266 units sold on Switch for #4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe follows at #5 with 10,774 units sold. At #6 we have New Gundam Breaker with a big drop down to 9,159 units sold in the week.

 

The next new title is Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana for Switch at #7 with 6,431 units sold in its debut. Lastly, the third new title is Idea Factory’s new adventure game by Otomate, Kurenai no Homura: Sanada Ninpou Chou, charted at #13 with 4,641 units sold in its debut on PS Vita.

 

Hardware sales were mostly the same across the board last week. The PlayStation 4 sold 13,632 units and the PS4 Pro sold 5,179 units to combine for a total of 18,811 between the two. The Nintendo Switch sold 50,762 units, making it about 62.9% of the consoles sold that week. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 4,494,317 units sold in Japan since its launch in March 3, 2017.

 

The top-20 chart of the week is as follows:

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys Publisher
01. 01. Mario Tennis Aces 49,143 172,917 Switch Nintendo
03. 02. Minecraft 25,773 87,537 Switch Nintendo
New 03. The Crew 2 17,575 New PS4 Ubisoft
04. 04. Splatoon 2 16,266 2,410,990 Switch Nintendo
05. 05. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10,774 1,604,166 Switch Nintendo
02. 06. New Gundam Breaker 9,159 72,949 PS4 Bandai Namco
New 07. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana 6,431 New Switch NIS
06. 08. Kirby: Star Allies 6,379 546,771 Switch Nintendo
08. 09. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild 6,143 1,030,773 Switch Nintendo
10. 10. Super Mario Odyssey 5,058 1,756,088 Switch Nintendo
07. 11. Fate/Extella Link 4,772 103,915 PS4 Marvelous
09. 12. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze 4,757 181,880 Switch Nintendo
New 13. Kurenai no Homura: Sanada Ninpou Chou 4,641 New PSV Idea Factory
11. 14. Detroit: Become Human 4,290 83,454 PS4 SIE
12. 15. Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 3,898 1,656,991 3DS Pokémon Company
14. 16. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit 3,342 196,279 Switch Nintendo
16. 17. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 3,201 165,436 PS4 Konami
15. 18. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX 2,880 159,802 PS4 Square Enix
13. 19. Dark Souls Remastered 2,440 115,291 PS4 From Software
20. 20. FIFA 18 2,046 111,324 Switch EA

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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