Period: March 16 – March 22, 2020
- Top Sales: Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 1,880,626
- Nintendo Switch: 129,473 (Total: 11,022,420)
- Nintendo Switch Lite: 263,103 (1,778,802)
- New Nintendo 2DS LL: 896 (1,703,310)
- New Nintendo 3DS LL: 126 (5,886,790)
- PlayStation 4: 11,156 (7,447,501)
- PlayStation 4 Pro: 4,237 (1,480,008)
- Xbox One X: 281 (19,340)
- Xbox One S: 30 (92,998)
Famitsu shared the latest video game software and hardware sales figures from the week of March 16 to March 22, 2020 which included the debut of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
As expected, the #1 seller is Animal Crossing: New Horizons which hit a whopping 1,880,626 in sales for its opening week in Japan. Not only did it top Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s debut of 1.22 million units, but it also surpassed Pokemon Sword & Shield‘s debut of 1.36 million to take the title of the best debut for a Nintendo Switch game. Last week’s top-seller Nioh 2 followed at #2 with 26,140 units sold for PlayStation 4. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX charted at #3 with 21,954 units sold for the Nintendo Switch.
In hardware sales, the power of Animal Crossing sales was at a full display with 129,473 Nintendo Switch units and 263,103 Switch Lite units for a combined total of 392,576 units sold. The PlayStation 4 sold 11,156 units plus an additional 4,237 PS4 Pros to combine for 15,393 PS4 consoles sold in the week.
|Lw||Tw||Title||Weekly Sales||Total Sales||Sys||Publisher|
|New||01.||Animal Crossing: New Horizons||1,880,626||New||Switch||Nintendo|
|01.||02.||Nioh 2||26,140||118,032||PS4||Koei Tecmo|
|02.||03.||Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX||21,954||206,893||Switch||Pokemon Company|
|03.||04.||Pokemon Sword & Shield||17,608||3,527,528||Switch||Pokemon Company|
|06.||06.||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe||12,095||2,829,353||Switch||Nintendo|
|07.||07.||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||10,647||3,612,919||Switch||Nintendo|
|08.||08.||Ring Fit adventure||7,505||731,308||Switch||Nintendo|
|11.||10.||Super Mario Party||6,580||1,375,417||Switch||Nintendo|
Sales data acquired from Famitsu.