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It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Animal Crossing remains at #2.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between January 16 and January 22.

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega, 01/17/20) – 39,719 (196,712)
2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 39,217 (622,646)
3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 37,950 (335,308)
4. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco, 01/17/20) – 25,669 (115,206)
5. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 12,875 (120,573)
6. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,827 (1,233,493)
7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,927 (3,532,729)
8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,008 (2,746,682)
9. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 6,065 (584,812)
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 5,915 (3,301,208)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Animal Crossing moves up a spot and is now at #2.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between January 9 and January 15.

As we heard earlier today, XX Mission is the next Arcade Archives game for Switch. View some footage from a Famitsu live stream recording below.


This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega, 01/17/20) – 156,993 (New)
2. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco, 01/17/20) – 89,537 (New)
3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 55,604 (3,312,358)
4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 35,860 (583,429)
5. [PS4] Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV (Koei Tecmo, 01/17/20) – 20,095 (New)
6. [NSW] Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore (Nintendo, 01/17/20) – 18,797 (New)
7. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 15,790 (107,698)
8. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 13,919 (1,222,666)
9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,370 (2,737,674)
10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 12,347 (3,522,802)

The latest Japanese hardware sales are as follows:

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. Animal Crossing: New Horizons remains at #3, and while Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 dropped a few spots, it’s still in the top ten.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between December 26 and January 8.

The latest issue of Famitsu has a listing of the top 100 best-selling games in Japan of 2019. It’s actually a very late release that comes out on top – that being Pokemon Sword/Shield at nearly three million copies sold.

Here’s the full lineup:

01./00. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield # (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} (¥5.980) – 2.988.134 / NEW
02./01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 1.092.397 / 3.453.052 (-54%)
03./00. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥8.800) – 861.226 / NEW
04./00. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) – 800.504 / NEW
05./00. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 747.589 / NEW
06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 628.712 / 2.659.009 (-32%)
07./09. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 620.894 / 1.145.939 (+18%)
08./00. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} (¥5.980) – 505.998 / NEW
09./06. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 498.857 / 1.263.710 (-35%)
10./00. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} (¥7.980) – 495.639 / NEW