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)
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|
|New||03.||The Crew 2||17,575||New||PS4||Ubisoft|
|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|
|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|