Period: The week of July 2 – July 8 (2018)
Top-seller: Mario Tennis Aces – 32,697 (Switch)
Nintendo Switch sales: 44,237 (Last week – 50,762)
Nintendo 2DS sales: 528 (406)
New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 3,965 (4,222)
New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 2,739 (2,695)
PlayStation 4 sales: 12,608 (13,632)
PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 5,226 (5,179)
PlayStation Vita sales: 3,444 (3,470)
Xbox One sales: 41 (53)
Xbox One X sales: 47 (234)
Last week, things were more calm in video game releases, as the top-20 chart only saw one new game with Spike Chunsoft’s survival RPG Zanki Zero: Last Beginning on PS4 and PS Vita. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of July 2 through July 8, 2018.
The top-seller of the week was Mario Tennis Aces with 32,697 units sold on Nintendo Switch to chart at #1 for the third week in a row. Minecraft’s retail version on Switch was at #2 again with 19,148 units sold on Switch, followed by Splatoon 2 at #3 with 16,362 units sold in the week.
At #4 we have Zanki Zero: Last Beginning with 15,541 units sold on PlayStation 4. It also charted #7 with 9,111 units sold on PS Vita for a total of 24,652 units sold between the two. Next, we have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at #5 with 12,090 units sold for Switch, The Crew 2 at #6 with 9,740 units sold on PS4, Kirby Star Allies at #8 with 6,833 units sold on Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at #9 with 6,322 copies sold, and Super Mario Odyssey at #10 with 5,333 units sold.
Hardware sales didn’t change much with the PlayStation 4 selling 12,608 units and an additional 5,226 units from the PS4 Pro to combine for a total of 17,834. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 44,237 units to make up for 60.7% of all hardware sold in the week. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 4,550,472 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||32,697||205,614||Switch||Nintendo|
|New||04.||Zanki Zero: Last Beginning||15,541||New||PS4||Spike Chunsoft|
|05.||05.||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe||12,090||1,616,256||Switch||Nintendo|
|06.||The Crew 2||9,740||27,325||PS4||Ubisoft|
|New||07.||Zanki Zero: Last Beginning||9,111||New||PSV||Spike Chunsoft|
|08.||08.||Kirby: Star Allies||6,833||553,604||Switch||Nintendo|
|09.||09.||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild||6,322||1,037,095||Switch||Nintendo|
|10.||10.||Super Mario Odyssey||5,333||1,761,421||Switch||Nintendo|
|12.||11.||Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze||4,808||186,688||Switch||Nintendo|
|15.||12.||Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon||4,377||1,661,368||3DS||Pokémon Company|
|06.||13.||New Gundam Breaker||4,105||77,053||PS4||Bandai Namco|
|17.||14.||Pro Evolution Soccer 2018||3,994||169,430||PS4||Konami|
|14.||15.||Detroit: Become Human||3,585||87,039||PS4||SIE|
|18.||16.||Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX||3,474||163,276||PS4||Square Enix|
|16.||17.||Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit||2,995||199,273||Switch||Nintendo|
|07.||20.||Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana||2,189||8,620||Switch||NIS|