Period: The week of February 11 – February 17 (2019)
Top-seller: Jump Force – 76,894 (PS4)
Nintendo Switch sales: 65,958 (Last week – 61,280)
Nintendo 2DS sales: 142 (138)
New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 3,358 (3,216)
New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 1,254 (1,070)
PlayStation 4 sales: 11,792 (11,583)
PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 7,892 (8,111)
PlayStation Vita sales: 1,767 (1,475)
Xbox One sales: 13 (16)
Xbox One X sales: 55 (129)
Last week in Japan, there were two big releases with the crossover 3D fighter Jump Force and Catherine: Full Body. Additional releases include Far Cry: New Dawn, Metro Exodus, Nobunaga’s Ambition Taishi: with Power-Up Kit, and Kiniro no Corda: Octave. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of February 1 to February 17, 2019.
The #1 title of the week goes to Jump Force which sold 76,894 units on the PS4. Catherine: Full Body followed up at #2 with 51,824 units sold on PS4, and an additional 9,241 units from the PS Vita version at #13 to combine for 61,065 units between the two. Last week’s top title in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe charted at #3 with 34,541 units sold for Switch, followed by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at #4 with 29,843 units sold in the week.
As for other new titles of the week, Far Cry: New Dawn debuted at #5 with 26,285 copies sold on PS4 and Metro Exodus at #7 with 17,513 units sold on PS4. The next new title is Nobunaga’s Ambition Taishi: with Power-Up Kit at #12 for the PS4 version with 10,326 units and at #20 for the Switch version which sold 3,705 units to combine for 14,031 units between the two. Lastly, Kiniro no Corda: Octave debuted at #17 with 4,585 units sold on PS Vita.
In hardware sales, things were more steady with the PlayStation 4 console selling 11,792 units plus an additional 7,892 from PS4 Pros to combine for 19,684 units. The Nintendo Switch sold a little more than the week prior with 65,958 units, making up about 71.5% of all hardware sales.
Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 7,379,142 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|
|New||01.||Jump Force||76,894||New||PS4||Bandai Namco|
|New||02.||Catherine: Full Body||51,824||New||PS4||Atlus|
|01.||03.||New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe||34,541||431,771||Switch||Nintendo|
|03.||04.||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||29,843||2,860,986||Switch||Nintendo|
|New||05.||Far Cry: New Dawn||26,285||New||PS4||Ubisoft|
|02.||06.||Kingdom Hearts III||19,265||755,810||PS4||Square Enix|
|New||07.||Metro Exodus||17,513||New||PS4||Spike Chunsoft|
|05.||08.||Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee!||15,287||1,490,789||Switch||Pokémon Company|
|06.||09.||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe||12,249||2,133,021||Switch||Nintendo|
|04.||10.||Resident Evil 2||11,636||338,492||PS4||Capcom|
|07.||11.||Super Mario Party||10,942||1,018,889||Switch||Nintendo|
|New||12.||Nobunaga’s Ambition Taishi: with Power-Up Kit||10,326||New||PS4||Koei Tecmo|
|New||13.||Catherine: Full Body||9,241||New||PSV||Atlus|
|09.||15.||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild||8,235||1,292,065||Switch||Nintendo|
|New||17.||Kiniro no Corda: Octave||4,585||New||PSV||Koei Tecmo|
|11.||18.||Ace Combat 7||4,250||249,839||PS4||Bandai Namco|
|12.||19.||Dragon Quest Builders 2||3,758||231,839||Switch||Square Enix|
|New||20.||Nobunaga’s Ambition Taishi: with Power-Up Kit||3,705||New||Switch||Koei Tecmo|