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Japan’s top 100 best-selling games of 2020 revealed

Posted on February 7, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

We’re a month into 2021, but we’re not done looking back on 2020 just yet. This week’s issue of Famitsu contains a large list revealing the top 100 best-selling games in Japan last year.

We’ve gone ahead and translated the full list. Continue on below for the entire results.

1. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 6,378,103 / NEW
2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 1,591,366 / 2,087,005
3. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 1,233,023 / NEW
4. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 949,379 / NEW
5. [NSW] Pokemon Sword/Shield – 892,456 / 3,880,590
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 798,174 / 3,457,183
7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 560,122 / 4,013,174
8. [NSW] Minecraft – 556,982 / 1,702,921
9. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 519,649 / NEW
10. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars – 492,620 / NEW
11. [NSW] Super Mario Party – 466,086 / 1,729,796
12. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe – 462,806 / NEW
13. [NSW] Splatoon 2 – 435,629 / 3,688,389
14. [PS4] Ghost of Tsushima – 427,071 / NEW
15. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch – 309,045 / 343,741
16. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – 304,963 / NEW
17. [NSW] Paper Mario: The Origami King – 294,697 / NEW
18. [NSW] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX – 279,162 / NEW
19. [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 – 269,648 / NEW
20. [PS4] Resident Evil 3 – 269,187 / NEW
21. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon – 263,255 / NEW
22. [NSW] Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 246,888 / 1,728,037
23. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 236,269 / 983,858
24. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 – 234,377 / 1,034,881
25. [PS4] The Last of Us Part II – 233,273 / NEW
26. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 – 218,973 / 724,971
27. [NSW] Fishing Spirits Nintendo Switch Version – 207,472 / 544,467
28. [PS4] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 – 189,649
29. [PS4] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost On – 168,710 / NEW
30. [PS4] Nioh 2 – 167,599 / NEW
31. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – 167,411 / 342,539
32. [PS4] Persona 5 Strikers – 164,962 / NEW
33. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z Kakarot – 163,029 / NEW
34. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War – 150,964
35. [NSW] Pokemon Sword/Shield + Expansion Pass – 148,298 / NEW
36. [PS4] Trials of Mana – 142,979 / NEW
37. [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – 142,710 / NEW
38. [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 – 142,670 / NEW
39. [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 – 137,513 / NEW
40. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! – 133,978 / 554,560
41. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey – 128,499 / 2,176,045
42. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy Versus – 127,566 / NEW
43. [NSW] Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit – 126,750 / NEW
44. [PS4] Cyberpunk 2077 – 115,813 / NEW
45. [NSW] Trials of Mana – 112,277 / NEW
46. [NSW] Derby Stallion – 108,570 / NEW
47. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki – 104,067 / NEW
48. [NSW] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix – 97,056 / NEW
49. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S – 95,802 / 559,501
50. [PS4] Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris – 94,681 / NEW
51. [NSW] Human: Fall FLat – 87,440 / NEW
52. [NSW] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin – 84,814 / NEW
53. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition – 83,879 / 90,596
54. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee – 82,046 / 1,767,352
55. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies – 80,048 / 863,922
56. [NSW] Persona 5 Strikers – 79,250 / NEW
57. [NSW] Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition – 76,784 / NEW
58. [NSW] Fitness Boxing – 76,696 / 141,889
59. [PS4] Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition – 74,158 / 491,620
60. [PS4] Marvel’s Avengers – 72,758 / NEW
61. [NSW] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster – 68,280 / NEW
62. [PS4] The Last of Us Remastered (PlayStation Hits) – 67,718 / 120,854
63. [NSW] Super Bomberman R: Smile Price Collection – 65,234 / 127,456
64. [NSW] Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – 64,687 / NEW
65. [PS4] eFootball PES 2021 Season Update – 64,218 / NEW
66. [PS4] Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster – 62,11 / NEW
67. [NSW] Fortnite Last Laugh Bundle – 62,041 / NEW
68. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – 61,345 / NEW
69. [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Best Price – 61,184 / 116,407
70. [PS4] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin – 61,005 / NEW
71. [NSW] Disney Tsum Tsum Festival – 60,492 / 185,990
72. [PS4] FIFA 21 – 60,129 / NEW
73. [PS4] Watch Dogs Legion – 56,656 / NEW
74. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 – 56,406 / NEW
75. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack – 52,621
76. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 52,499 / 525,361
77. [PS4] Atelier Ryza 2 – 51,861 / NEW
78. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris S (Special Price) – 51,472 / 76,956
79. [NSW] Zelda: Link’s Awakening – 47,641 / 298,588
80. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town – 46,862 / 164,944
81. [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – 46,701 / 255,782
82. [PS4] Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV – 46,272 / NEW
83. [PS4] Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales – 45,620 / NEW
84. [NSW] Fire Emblem: Three Houses – 45,459 / 319,364
85. [NSW] Ninjala – 45,391 / NEW
86. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI S – 44,711 / NEW
87. [PS4] Minecraft Starter Collection – 43,935 / NEW
88. [NSW] Obakeidoro – 42,203 / 48,728
89. [NSW] Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu – 42,077 / NEW
90. [NSW] Jump Force Deluxe Edition – 41,411 / NEW
91. [PS4] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – 40,155 / 87,601
92. [NSW] FIFA 21 Legacy Edition – 40,136 / NEW
93. [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista 2020 – 39,793 / NEW
94. [NSW] Atelier Ryza 2 – 39,532 / NEW
95. [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice 2 – 39,969 / NEW
96. [PS4] Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – 38,200 / NEW
97. [NSW] Kotoba no Puzzle: Moji Pittan Encore – 38,018 / NEW
98. [NSW] Yoshi’s Crafted World – 37,458 / 223,523
99. [PS4] NieR Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition – 37,120 / 96,968
100. [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport (PlayStation Hits) – 36,507 / 49,245

Note that the data above is based on sales recorded between December 30, 2019 and December 27, 2020.

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