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Sales in Japan (week 13): Monster Hunter still in the lead

As we could predict, Monster Hunter Rise still sits at the top of the leaderboard. The other two places on the podium are again occupied by Super Mario 3D World and Momotaro Dentetsu. Mario Kart follows the race leader very closely as usual.

Ring Fit is in fifth place, Minecraft, Animal Crossing and Smash Ultimate follow him. In ninth place, a newcomer, Outriders, one of the first Next-Gen games announced at the beginning of last year. Finally, Splatoon 2 brings up the rear.

To read also: Monster Hunter Rise: more than 5 million sales already around the world and a gift

To come back to Monster Hunter, know that it already exceeds (in just two weeks!) 1,500,000 total sales while Mario 3D World has just reached 600,000 (since February).

1. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 277,604 (1,579,736)
2. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 12/02/21) – 27,833 (620,516)
3. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 16,289 (2,088,585)
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,079 (3,763,673)
5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 11,722 (2,491,295)
6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,253 (1,882,992)
7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 9,653 (6,720,514)
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 07/12/18) – 9,270 (4,228,209)
9. [PS4] Outriders (Square Enix, 01/04/21) – 6,596 (New)
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 6,027 (3,831,996)

In terms of console sales, the Switch still sold like hot cakes … everyday! This week, Nintendo sold 135,076. The total is now 19,220,424 copies sold, including 15,630,549 for the classic model which exceeds the 15,600,000 copies sold since 2017 (soon 16 million) and 3,589,875 for the Lite which should reach 3,600,000 sous. little.

For the competition, note that the PS5 finally exceeds the 500,000 copies sold narrowly, and that the Digital Edition is getting closer and closer to 100,000. At the same time, the PS4 Pro left us, it which stagnated the 13 copies sold for so many months.

1. Nintendo Switch – 72 184 (15 630 549)
2. Nintendo Switch Lite – 62,892 (3,589,875)
3. PlayStation 5 – 16 459 (501 935)
4.PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 4,296 (99,031)
5. PlayStation 4 – 1,591 (7,776,647)
6. New Nintendo 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 752 (1 160 876)
7. Xbox Series X – 122 (30,758)
8. Xbox Series S – 37 (9,410)

To find last week’s ranking in Japan, just click here. While if you want to discover the statistics of the previous week in France, this is where you should go.

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