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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Nintendo Switch Continues To Dominate The Charts

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    Period: The week of May 27 – June 2 (2019)

    Top-seller: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 9,087 (Switch)

    Nintendo Switch: 33,154 (Total: 8,217,273)

    New Nintendo 2DS LL & 2DS: 1,817 (1,625,487)

    New Nintendo 3DS LL: 438 (5,878,970)

    PlayStation 4: 4,977 (6,934,184)

    PlayStation 4 Pro: 4,005 (1,171,757)

    PlayStation Vita: 251 (5,860,523)

    Xbox One X: 37 (15,427)

    Xbox One S: 54 (90,347)

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    Last week in Japan, it was another quiet week in video game software and hardware sales. Famitsu’s weekly sales chart shows that for the second week in a row a game has failed to reach the 10,000 mark.

     

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 9,087 units for Switch to take the #1 spot of the week. Minecraft for Switch and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe followed once again at #2 and #3 with 8,467 and 7,867 units sold respectively. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! jumped from #6 last week to #4 with 5,912 units sold. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also made a jump going from #9 last week to #6 this week with 4,695 units sold.

     

    In hardware sales, the PlayStation 4 sold 4,977  units plus an extra 4,005 units of PS4 Pro sales to combine for 8,982 between the two. The Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware with 33,154 units sold in the week.

     

    The top-10 chart of the week is as follows:

    LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSysPublisher
    01.01.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate9,0873,103,248SwitchNintendo
    02.02.Minecraft8,467799,250SwitchMicrosoft
    03.03.Mario Kart 8 Deluxe7,8672,318,053SwitchNintendo
    06.04.Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee!5,9121,541,306SwitchPokémon Company
    04.05.Splatoon 25,5123,078,583SwitchNintendo
    09.06.The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild4,6951,328,235SwitchNintendo
    05.07.New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe4,635625,770SwitchNintendo
    07.08.Days Gone3,807174,815PS4SIE
    12.09.Yoshi’s Crafted World3,792141,952SwitchNintendo
    14.10.Super Mario Party3,5531,035,582SwitchNintendo

    Sales data acquired from Famitsu.

    Sato
    Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera. Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards.