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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. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet continues on with its extraordinarily exceptional sales for the seventh week in a row, placing in first on the charts yet again by selling over 291k more copies. Splatoon 3 holds strong as well, following right behind with over 107k more units sold. No new titles that debuted this week made the charts.

As for hardware, the Switch maintained its top spot with the OLED model, selling 142,789 more units. This is followed by Sony’s PlayStation 5 in second, with the standard Switch in third (58,941), with the Switch Lite in fourth (48,988).

Check out the full rundown for software and hardware for Dec. 26th, 2022 to Jan. 8th, 2023 below!

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Violet – 291,322 (4,630,253)
  2. [NSW] Splatoon 3 – 107,700 (3,795,514)
  3. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 68,772 (5,083,147)
  4. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports – 66,720 (954,442)
  5. [NSW] Dragon Quest Treasures – 48,297 (246,700)
  6. [PS5] Gran Turismo 7 – 38,892 (256,905)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft – 37,443 (2,997,449)
  8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 34,770 (2,817,703)
  9. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars – 30,341 (1,144,473)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 27,550 (5,092,741)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED – 142,789 (3,714,801)
  2. PS5 – 75,296 (2,135,241)
  3. Switch – 58,941 (19,107,282)
  4. Switch Lite – 48,988 (5,152,682)
  5. PS5 Digital Edition – 9,860 (327,304)
  6. PS4 – 4,128 (7,846,172)
  7. Xbox Series S – 1,539 (227,523)
  8. New 2DS LL – 419 (1,190,130)
  9. Xbox Series X – 200 (172,611)

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sligeach_eire

25d ago

Switch hardware sales are very impressive. The software sales look good too. Usually the numbers are far lower, especially once you get past 1,2 and 3.