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Wondering how the Switch held up in Japan this week? Switch titles impressively made up 9 of the top 10 best-selling software list. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet continues on with its extraordinarily exceptional sales for the fourth week in a row, selling over 277k more copies. Dragon Quest Treasures made its debut as a Nintendo Switch exclusive, placing in second with 143k copies sold. Splatoon 3 follows right behind. Lastly, another Switch title to debut in the top 10 is Witch on the Holy Night, which sold over 39k copies, earning it fourth place on the charts, just above the PlayStation 4 version.

As for hardware, the Switch maintained its top spot with the OLED model, selling 102,962 more units. This is followed by the standard Switch in second (30,608), with the Switch Lite in third (24,536).

Check out the full rundown for software and hardware for Dec. 5th to Dec. 11th, 2022 below!

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Pokemon Violet (The Pokemon Company, 11/18/22) – 277,676 (3,702,482)
  2. [NSW] Dragon Quest Treasures (Square Enix, 12/09/22) – 143,650 (New)
  3. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 51,315 (3,497,714)
  4. [NSW] Witch on the Holy Night (Aniplex, 12/08/22) – 39,759 (New) 5v[PS4] Witch on the Holy Night (Aniplex, 12/08/22) – 26,585 (New)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 21,583 (4,499,748)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 21,094 (2,898,728)
  7. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 17,187 (810,251)
  8. [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 13,466 (31,113)
  9. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) – 11,239 (938,508)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,351 (5,030,445)
  11. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 8,219 (1,080,900)
  12. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival (Bandai Namco, 09/22/22) – 7,387 (83,564)
  13. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 6,976 (7,367,247) 15v[NSW] Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits (Bandai Namco, 10/27/22) – 6,613 (54,665)
  14. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 6,168 (2,763,159)
  15. [NSW] FIFA 23 Legacy Edition (EA, 09/30/22) – 5,593 (42,731)
  16. [NSW] Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Offline (Square Enix, 09/15/22) – 5,294 (241,319)
  17. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 5,098 (2,103,991)
  18. [NSW] It Takes Two (Electronic Arts, 12/08/22) – 3,821 (New)
  19. [NSW] Sonic Frontiers (SEGA, 11/08/22) – 3,675 (42,271)
  20. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 3,449 (3,307,788)
  21. [PS5] Gran Turismo 7 (SIE, 03/04/22) – 3,314 (198,369)
  22. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 3,282 (1,094,530)
  23. [???] Atelier Ryza 1&2 Double Pack (Koei Tecmo, 12/08/22) – 3,274 (New)
  24. [NSW] Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai Saturn Tribute (City Connection, 12/08/22) – 3,271 (New)
  25. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 3,153 (1,041,622)
  26. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 3,143 (1,255,114)
  27. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 2,861 (2,111,977)
  28. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Special Price (SEGA, 11/17/22) – 2,836 (9,672)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED – 102,962 (3,390,128)
  2. Switch – 30,608 (18,958,786)
  3. Switch Lite – 24,536 (5,038,494)
  4. PS5 – 16,615 (1,936,173)
  5. PS4 – 3,150 (7,835,722)
  6. PS5 Digital Edition – 2,207 (301,901)
  7. Xbox Series S – 1,306 (224,331)
  8. Xbox Series X – 218 (172,045)
  9. New 2DS LL – 64 (1,189,425)

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kuribo

1M ago

Pokémon has comfortably outpaced Splatoon 3.