This Week In Sales: Black Ops IV And Red Dead Redemption 2 Aim For The Top

By Sato . November 8, 2018 . 2:00pm

Period: The week of October 29  – November 4 (2018)

Top-seller: Call of Duty: Black Ops IV – 39,077 (PlayStation 4)

Nintendo Switch sales: 43,747 (Last week – 37,855)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 273 (247)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 4,226 (3,733)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 1,775 (1,669)

PlayStation 4 sales: 8,693 (9,664)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 8,847 (10,975)

PlayStation Vita sales: 1,945 (2,115)

Xbox One sales: 61 (71)

Xbox One X sales: 129 (127)

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Last week, Japan had a quiet week in terms of new releases with the only one being Neko Tomo for the Nintendo Switch. Otherwise, we it mostly saw Call of Duty: Black Ops IV and Red Dead Redemption 2 compete for top.

 

At #1 we have Call of Duty: Black Ops IV which managing to impressively take back the top with 39,077 units sold on PS4, beating out the #2 in Red Dead Redemption 2 that has been selling in record-shattering numbers around the world, but in Japan it would have to settle for second place this week with 34,258 units sold on the PS4.

 

Super Mario Party charted #3 with 27,001 units sold on Switch, followed by several more Switch titles with Minecraft at #4 with 8,093, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at #5 with 8,000, Splatoon 2 at #6 with 6,605, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sees its consistency pay off by being back in the top-10 at #7 with 4,628 units sold in the week.

 

SoulCalibur VI followed with 4,304 units sold on PS4 to chart at #8, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey at #9 with 4,240 units sold. #10 went to the only new release of the week to chart top-20 with Neko Tama which sold 4,151 units for Switch.

 

In hardware sales, the Nintendo hardware all saw a slight increase while the PlayStation consoles saw a slight decrease with the PS4 selling 8,693 units and the PS4 Pro with 8,847 to combine for 17,540 units between the two in the week. The Switch was the best-selling console of the week with 43,747 units sold, making up about 62.8% of all hardware sold. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 5,267,701 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
02. 01. Call of Duty: Black Ops IV 39,077 417,990 PS4 SIE
01. 02. Red Dead redemption 2 34,258 167,242 PS4 TakeTwo
03. 03. Super Mario Party 27,001 301,351 Switch Nintendo
05. 04. Minecraft 8,093 350,337 Switch Nintendo
07. 05. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 8,000 1,818,277 Switch Nintendo
08. 06. Splatoon 2 6,605 2,684,110 Switch Nintendo
12. 07. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 4,628 1,147,476 Switch Nintendo
10. 08. SoulCalibur VI 4,304 33,766 PS4 Bandai Namco
09. 09. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 4,240 82,874 PS4 Ubisoft
New 10. Neko Tomo 4,151 New Switch Bandai Namco
14. 11. Marvel’s Spider-Man 3,803 298,124 PS4 SIE
16. 12. Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 3,568 1,753,461 3DS Pokémon Company
18. 13. Super Mario Odyssey 3,301 1,837,912 Switch Nintendo
13. 14. Warriors Orochi 4 2,887 151,189 PS4 Koei Tecmo
20. 15. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! 2,751 220,756 Switch Bandai Namco
22. 16. Kirby: Star Allies 2,689 636,284 Switch Nintendo
04. 17. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection 2,360 16,358 PS4 Capcom
19. 18. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV 2,317 110,314 PS4 Falcom
23. 19. Dragon Ball FighterZ 2,298 43,051 Switch Bandai Namco
15. 20. Dark Souls Remastered 2,248 20,267 Switch Bandai Namco

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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