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Wondering how the Switch held up in Japan this week? The Switch managed to earn itself 7 games in the weekly top 10, with Kirby and the Forgotten Land debuting at #1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has boosted from fifth place last week all the way up to second, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus has dropped from first to third.

As for hardware, the Switch maintained its top spot with the OLED model, selling a whopping 49,037 units, followed by the PlayStation 5, with the standard Switch in third and the Lite in fourth.

Check out the full rundown for software and hardware for March 21st to March 27th, 2022 below!

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land – 380,060 (New)
  2. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 18,931 (4,518,473)
  3. [NSW] Pokemon Legends: Arceus – 17,941 (2,195,400)
  4. [PS4] Elden Ring – 13,918 (307,546)
  5. [NSW] Minecraft – 13,305 (2,574,724)
  6. [PS5] Ghostwire: Tokyo – 10,144 (New)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 8,982 (4,822,623)
  8. [PS4] Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin – 7,720 (36,664)
  9. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars – 7,710 (920,035)
  10. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 5,731 (1,987,301)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 49,037 (1,490,352)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 32,364 (1,271,750)
  3. Switch – 21,784 (18,138,373)
  4. Switch Lite – 12,979 (4,648,386)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,110 (225,767)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 280 (1,184,344)
  7. Xbox Series X – 246 (89,231)
  8. Xbox Series S – 144 (75,059)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 13 (7,819,392)

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giancarlo thomaz senoni

6M ago

i can see Kirby and the Forgotten Land becoming the best selling game of the franchise


sligeach_eire

6M ago

That's a great debut for Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Interestingly though, it DIDN'T provide any bump in Switch hardware sales. Whereas Ghostwire: Tokyo DID provide a boost in PS5 hardware sales, up nearly 20,000 on the week before. Which is big for Sony given its usual numbers.