/Japanese Charts: Nintendo Switch Games Take All Top Ten Spots, Pokémon Leads The Charge

Japanese Charts: Nintendo Switch Games Take All Top Ten Spots, Pokémon Leads The Charge

Pokemon Sword And Shield

Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 2nd – 8th December, revealing that Pokémon Sword and Shield is once again sitting right at the very top of the charts.

The two titles sold an estimated 201,838 physical copies this week, pushing the lifetime total up to an impressive 2.22 million. Pokémon wasn’t the only success for Nintendo this week, though, as the entire top ten is made up exclusively of Switch games. Phwoar.

Here are the top 10 (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by total sales):


1) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 201.838 / 2.224.881
2) [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} – 34.122 / 319.297
3) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 16.128 / 328.511
4) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 15.335 / 1.038.091
5) [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Sega) {2019.11.01} – 15.159 / 77.180
6) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 14.623 / 2.557.915
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 13.959 / 3.362.447
8) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} – 13.872 / 1.177.650
9) [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} – 12.284 / 720.268
10) [NSW] Fishing Spirits: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.07.25} – 11.521 / 243.913


Switch hardware saw another small boost in sales this week despite a lack of major new software releases. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 122,216 (9,851,415)
PlayStation 4: 31,756 (7,212,363)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 9,645 (1,336,002)
Xbox One S: 224 (20,263)
Xbox One X: 176 (17,936)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 66,285 (769,656)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 3,950 (1,094,731)
New Nintendo 3DS: 124 (5,885,365)
PlayStation Vita: 45 (5,862,880)

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source: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/12/japanese_charts_nintendo_switch_games_take_all_top_ten_spots_pokemon_leads_the_charge