Japanese hardware/software sales for August 2023

Switch continues to dominate

22 September 2023
by rawmeatcowboy 1
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With August firmly behind us, there’s been more than enough time to crunch the numbers for game sales around the world. Today, we have the breakdown of both hardware and software sales in Japan for August 2023. Let’s kick things off with the top 5 physical game sales of last month.

01./01. [NSW] Pikmin 4 (Nintendo) {2023.07.21} (¥5.980) – 235.043 / 752.593 <80-100%>

02./00. [PS5] Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon # (From Software) {2023.08.25} (¥7.900) – 115.393 / NEW <60-80%>

03./04. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 57.379 / 5.453.841 <80-100%>

04./02. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom # (Nintendo) {2023.05.12} (¥7.200) – 50.958 / 1.840.742 <80-100%>

05./00. [PS4] Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon # (From Software) {2023.08.25} (¥7.900) – 47.949 / NEW <80-100%>

We also have the data on hardware sales in Japan for August 2023, which are as follows:

  1. Nintendo Switch: 334,436 units sold in August (407,096 units sold in July)
  2. PlayStation 5: 181,361 units sold in August (243,383 units sold in July)
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styster

9M ago

I have a feeling this story is going to be skipped for the pod, since we've already had so many top ten lists. Just wanted to sneak in a quick comment and say how much I love hearing from you guys each week. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.