Japanese software/hardware sales for Sept. 5th to 11th, 2022

Splatoon 3 absolutely destroys the competition

15 September 2022
by rawmeatcowboy 2
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The weekly Japanese sales charts are in, and it’s no surprise to see Splatoon 3 leading the pack. Nintendo already trumpeted the game’s major sales success, so we knew it was going to be #1 easily. Looking at the charts, it also seems that the launch of Splatoon 3 convinced some more people to pick up a Switch!

Check out the top 10 software charts for in Japan for Sept. 5th to 11th, 2022 below, along with the hardware charts.

Software charts

  1. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 1,934,680 (New)
  2. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,605 (4,827,754)
  3. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,331 (2,786,049)
  4. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 9,071 (724,712)
  5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 7,900 (3,271,715)
  6. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 6 (D3 Publisher, 08/26/22) – 7,806 (91,183)
  7. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) – 7,115 (883,907)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 5,866 (4,971,812)
  9. [NSW] Alice Gear Aigis CS: Concerto of Simulatrix (MAGES., 09/08/22) – 5,538 (New)
  10. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set (Capcom, 06/30/22) – 4,927 (265,714)

Hardware charts

  1. Switch OLED Model – 148,377 (2,525,961)
  2. Switch – 27,859 (18,666,760)
  3. Switch Lite – 6,640 (4,886,242)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 2,227 (1,649,691)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 637 (264,810)
  6. Xbox Series S – 284 (165,246)
  7. Xbox Series X – 175 (158,925)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 74 (1,188,680)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 11 (7,819,860)
Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

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kuribo

19d ago

Crazy sales. Looks like it moved OLEDs too.


sligeach_eire

19d ago

Oh what a surprise! 🙄 I think some people know what I'm referring too. If it's a top story... 🙄

Onto the story, the OLED model of Switch has been dominating for ages. It's Japan, they love handhelds, always have. Super impressive numbers hardware and software wise.