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Famitsu has released its estimated weekly sales charts for physical game software and hardware sales in Japan.

This week’s list sees Kirby and the Forgotten Land maintaining its first-place streak, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim hitting second place after its April 14th launch, and Nintendo Switch games overall taking 9 of the top 10 spots for the third week in a row.

The full list is as follows, including total lifetime sales, per Gematsu:

  1. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) – 38,234 (589,200)
  2. [NSW] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (ATLUS, 04/14/22) – 27,199 (New)
  3. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,137 (4,567,753)
  4. [NSW] Winning Post 9 2022 (Koei Tecmo, 04/14/22) – 12,704 (New)
  5. [NSW] Battle Spirits: Connected Battlers (FuRyu, 04/14/22) – 10,764 (New)
  6. [PS4] Winning Post 9 2022 (Koei Tecmo, 04/14/22) – 9,421 (New)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,141 (2,604,603)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,643 (4,847,161)
  9. [NSW] Pokemon Legends: Arceus (The Pokemon Company, 01/28/22) – 6,444 (2,223,120)
  10. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 5,064 (3,122,541)
  11. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 4,766 (938,117)
  12. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 4,599 (2,003,373)
  13. [PS4] Elden Ring (FromSoftware, 02/25/22) – 4,408 (328,212)
  14. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 3,965 (7,234,020)
  15. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 2,818 (2,640,628)
  16. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 2,653 (963,015)
  17. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 2,448 (4,063,426)
  18. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise Best Price (Capcom, 12/16/21) – 2,309 (46,772)
  19. [NSW] Triangle Strategy (Square Enix, 03/04/20) – 1,873 (125,939)
  20. [PS4] Gran Turismo 7 (SIE, 03/04/22) – 1,834 (108,652)
  21. [PS5] Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games, 04/14/22) – 1,551 (New)
  22. [PS5] Elden Ring (FromSoftware, 02/25/22) – 1,537 (127,664)
  23. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 1,515 (4,333,423)
  24. [NSW] Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (The Pokemon Company, 11/19/21) – 1,480 (2,536,040)
  25. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 1,471 (1,040,640)
  26. [PS4] Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (Square Enix, 03/18/22) – 1,466 (44,313)
  27. [PS4] Battle Spirits: Connected Battlers (FuRyu, 04/14/22) – 1,438 (New)
  28. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 1,398 (711,072)
  29. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 1,317 (195,110)
  30. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 1,278 (253,349)

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sligeach_eire

7M ago

"[NSW] Winning Post 9 2022 (Koei Tecmo, 04/14/22) – 12,704 (New)"

You gotta wonder, are games like this profitable? That's a rather paltry sales number, no matter whatever digital sales are added. And this(Japan) is its market. Sure there's another ~10,000 sales on PS4, and it's iterative, meaning a lot of the work is done from previous games, but... meh...

[NSW] Battle Spirits: Connected Battlers (FuRyu, 04/14/22) – 10,764 (New)

And this is no better.

[NSW] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (ATLUS, 04/14/22) – 27,199 (New)

This is the best entry of the week, at number 2. But again, will Atlus see that as a success? It's a late port of a PS4 game. Nintendo games sell 10 times this in their sleep at launch. And Kirby and the Forgotten Land comfortably outsold it, despite being weeks older.

BOTW finally crossed the 2 million physical sales milestone, it deserves all of its success. While Mario Party Superstars and Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics will probably take the rest of the year to reach 1 million each, at the rate they're selling.


That's a great result for 13 Sentinels, not that much lower than the original on PS4 (35k something). It's a least 1.5 million bucks of revenue for a port job. On its first week. And Japan only. For a niche genre (visual novel/RTS) - Globally, it should reach 200k easily

So if I had to guess, I'd guess that yes, they should be VERY pleased with the results.