Nintendo Switch Lite and Nioh 2 dominate the sales of the Japanese market

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In the past few days, Famitsu has published sales figures for the best-selling games and hardware peripherals in Japan, in the week between 9 and 15 March 2020. According to the ranking of the well-known Japanese magazine, Nioh 2 for PlayStation 4 is the best-selling title, debuting with a total of 91.892 copies sold. Below we find the brand new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, with 46,391 copies distributed.



Hardware side, Nintendo Switch (including the Lite version) dominated Japanese sales, surpassing the share of 57.000 units distributed, only in the week between 9 and 15 March. PlayStation 4 (together with the Pro variente) have reached 14.925 consoles sold. Here is the complete ranking of the most popular peripherals and games this week in Japan:

The best-selling consoles, March 9 - 15

  1. Nintendo Switch Lite - 45,473 
  2. Nintendo Switch - 11,801
  3. PlayStation 4 - 10,516
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro - 4,409
  5. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) - 1,265
  6. New 3DS LL - 97
  7. Xbox One X - 31
  8. Xbox One S - 27

Best-selling games, March 9 - 15

  1. [PS4] Nioh 2 (Koei Tecmo, 03/12/20) - 91,892 (New)
  2. [NSW] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Nintendo, 03/06/20) - 46,391 (184,939)
  3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) - 18,567 (3,509,920)
  4. [NSW] My Hero One's Justice 2 (Bandai Namco, 03/12/20) - 16,997 (New)
  5. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) - 11,787 (1,309,815)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) - 11,272 (2,817,258)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) - 9,898 (3,602,272)
  8. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) - 8,773 (723,803)
  9. [PS4] Winning Post 9 2020 (Koei Tecmo, 03/12/20) - 8,045 (New)
  10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) - 6,827 (3,341,950)
  11. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) - 6,509 (1,368,837)
  12. [NSW] Winning Post 9 2020 (Koei Tecmo, 03/12/20) - 5,287 (New)
  13. [PS4] My Hero One's Justice 2 (Bandai Namco, 03/12/20) - 5,137 (New)
  14. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) - 4,900 (176,625)
  15. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) - 4,882 (1,541,506)
  16. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) - 4,668 (873,902)
  17. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (01/11/19) - 4,297 (797,283)
  18. [NSW] Collar x Malice for Nintendo Switch (Idea Factory, 03/12/20) - 4,295 (New)
  19. [PS4] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Limited Edition Included) (Atlus, 02/20/20) - 4,017 (147,625)
  20. [NSW] Luigi's Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) - 3,947 (616,285)
  21. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) - 3,620 (286,919)
  22. [NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Limited Edition Included) (Atlus, 02/20/20) - 3,506 (63,565)
  23. [NSW] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix (Sega, 02/13/20) - 3,297 (74,459)
  24. [NSW] Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) - 3,186 (406,563)
  25. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) - 2,642 (455,861)
  26. [NSW] Just Dance 2020 (Ubisoft, 03/12/20) - 2,533 (New)
  27. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy: Versus (Limited Edition Included) (Cygames, 02/06/20) - 2,426 (111,094)
  28. [NSW] Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur (FuRyu, 03/05/20) - 2,363 (7,878)
  29. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) - 2,302 (2,079,942)
  30. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 09/27/19) - 2,271 (498,006)

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