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Wondering how the Switch held up in Japan this week? Switch titles made up 9 of the top 10 best-selling software list. Super Mario Bros. Wonder debuted in first place, selling an impressive 668k units, with Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 on PS5 following behind in second. The Game of Life for Nintendo Switch remains in third, with Detective Pikachu Returns falling down to eighth. Sonic Superstars also saw debut this week, placing in ninth. As for the rest of the charts, top sellers like Pikmin 4, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokémon Scarlet/Violet, Minecraft, and Smash Bros. Ultimate make their usual appearance.

As for hardware, the Switch OLED remains in first place, with the PlayStation 5 placing in second. The standard Switch placed in third, and the Switch Lite took fourth. Xbox Series X outsold the PS5 Digital Edition and took fifth for the first time in as long as I can remember.

Check out the full rundown for software and hardware for October 16th to October 22nd, 2023 below!

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder – 668,634 (NEW)
  2. [PS5] Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – 77,348 (NEW)
  3. [NSW] The Game of Life for Nintendo Switch – 10,554 (54,264)
  4. [NSW] Pikmin 4 – 10,208 (922,606)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 5,305 (5,520,260)
  6. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Pokemon Violet – 5,260 (5,163,082)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft – 4,923 (3,291,621)
  8. [NSW] Detective Pikachu Returns – 4,718 (106,605)
  9. [NSW] Sonic Superstars – 4,128 (NEW)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 3,615 (5,308,529)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 51,931 (5,884,584)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 8,164 (3,928,515)
  3. Switch – 5,050 (19,576,467)
  4. Switch Lite – 5,269 (5,527,830)
  5. Xbox Series X – 2,585 (226,995)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,680 (589,721)
  7. PlayStation 4 – 1,437 (7,902,387)
  8. Xbox Series S – 163 (289,901)
  9. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 27 (1,192,535)

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socar

8M ago

Man the PS5 sure is at a serious decline...

Even the Xbox is outselling the digital edition...and there are no Xbox games that are even at the charts.