Famitsu He continues with his usual appointment every Thursday thanks to which we can meet video game and console sales data in Japan, this being especially interesting as it is the first full week of 2022 that begins with Nintendo clearly sending the Nippon country.
To give you an idea, Japan’s top 10 best-selling games of the week are for Nintendo Switch beginning with Mario Party Superstars which was the best-selling with 45,874 units totaling 771,575 copies sold in Japan since its launch on October 29, 2021.
Further down we find Pokémon Shiny Diamond / Shimmering Pearl, in third place we have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and, if we continue with the list, the rest are still games for the Nintendo hybrid like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate or the version for this platform Minecraft. Here is the complete list:
- 1. Mario Party Superstars
- 2. Shiny Diamond / Shimmering Pearl Pokémon
- 3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- 4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- 5. Minecraft
- 6. Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain
- 7. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- 8. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!
- 9. Ring Fit Adventure
- 10. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics
Going the sale of Nintendo Switch consoles is also the leader And, in fact, the three best-selling consoles are the different models of the Nintendo hybrid, from the new OLED to Lite through the “traditional” version, while in fourth and fifth place are occupied by PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition respectively. Here is the console sales ranking:
- 1. Switch OLED
- 2. Switch
- 3. Switch Lite
- 4. PlayStation 5
- 5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition
- 6. New 2DS LL
- 7. Xbox Series X
- 8. Xbox Series S
- 9. PlayStation 4