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Western Switch owners will get to play Diablo III on Nintendo Switch quite soon when the Eternal Collection launches on November 2. However, Japanese fans will have to wait a bit longer – Famitsu revealed today that the game will launch in Japan on December 27. Naturally, it will feature all the same content that’s in the Western version, including the Ganondorf costume.

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 44,070
PS4 Pro – 15,442
PS4 – 10,030
New 2DS LL – 4,665
Vita – 2,506
New 3DS LL – 1,976
2DS – 305
Xbox One X – 157
Xbox One – 76

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

Switch – 42,957
PS4 – 15,322
New 2DS LL – 5,218
PS4 Pro – 5,084
Vita – 2,675
New 3DS LL – 1,978
2DS – 310
Xbox One X – 52
Xbox One – 23

And here are the software charts:

Nintendo has updated the release schedule on its platforms for the week of October 25. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition, which was revealed to be coming to Nintendo Switch at Tokyo Game Show last month, now has a concrete release date, at least for Japan. The game will launch on February 7, 2019. BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition is essentially the definitive version of BlazBlue: Central Fiction and will contain a lot of the DLC that was previously released for the base game.

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

01./00. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 142.868 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey # (Ubisoft) {2018.10.05} (¥8.400) – 45.166 / NEW
03./01. [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 24.005 / 124.836 (-76%)
04./00. [NSW] Mega Man 11 #
(Capcom) {2018.10.04} (¥4.990) – 14.650 / NEW
05./03. [PS4] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥7.800) – 13.426 / 71.197 (-77%)
06./06. [PS4] Marvel’s Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) – 12.276 / 279.078 (-46%)
07./00. [PS4] Mega Man 11 # (Capcom) {2018.10.04} (¥4.990) – 12.052 / NEW
08./02. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – The End of Saga # (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 12.032 / 97.193 (-86%)
09./10. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 11.071 / 315.616 (-18%)
10./11. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 10.381 / 2.654.977 (-21%)
11./12. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 9.953 / 1.788.666 (-6%)
12./05. [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.09.27} (¥6.800) – 8.186 / 31.388 (-65%)
13./04. [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 7.022 / 30.682 (-70%)
14./13. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 5.896 / 1.129.097 (+2%)
15./08. [NSW] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥5.800) – 5.238 / 21.438 (-68%)
16./00. [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥5.800) – 5.221 / NEW
17./00. [PS4] Astro Bot: Rescue Mission |PlayStation VR| (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.04} (¥4.900) – 4.963 / NEW
18./17. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) – 4.637 / 1.738.872 (-3%)
19./16. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) – 4.472 / 209.827 (-7%)
20./20. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey #
(Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 3.890 / 1.825.226 (-8%)

Nintendo and Intelligent Systems will be releasing the soundtrack of the first two GBA Fire Emblem games, Binding Blade and Blazing Blade, in Japan on December 19. The soundtracks for both games will be released as one package with several goodies included for 5,200 Yen.

A total of 170 tracks will included on five discs – 70 tracks on two discs for Binding Blade and 100 tracks on three discs for Blazing Blade. Each game also gets its own 8-page, full-color booklet with illustrations and interviews. Also included is a bonus disc called “Fire Emblem Music Box” featuring rearrangements of ten tracks from both games in the style of a music box. The final item in the box is a “sound rubber strap”, a sort of rubber cushion that press a variety of sound effects from both games when you squeeze it.

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As of this week, Famitsu has stopped tracking Wii U hardware sales numbers in Japan. With these numbers only being in the double digits each week lately, it seems like they have now reached a point where it’s no longer viable or possible to accurately track them each week. The other major sales figure tracker for the Japanese market, Media Create, stopped reporting Wii U numbers a while ago. As it stands, the final number of Wii U consoles sold in Japan, as reported  by Famitsu, is 3,303,541.

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 45,762
PS4 – 11,575
New 2DS LL – 4,788
Vita – 2,635
PS4 Pro – 2,490
New 3DS LL – 2,073
Xbox One X – 747
2DS – 535
Xbox One – 242

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

Switch – 42,957
PS4 – 15,322
New 2DS LL – 5,218
PS4 Pro – 5,084
Vita – 2,675
New 3DS LL – 1,978
2DS – 310
Xbox One X – 52
Xbox One – 23

And here are the software charts:

Nintendo has updated the release schedule on its platforms for the week of October 18. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

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

01./00. [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 100.831 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – The End of Saga # (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 85.161 / NEW
03./00. [PS4] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥7.800) – 57.772 / NEW
04./00. [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 23.660 / NEW
05./00. [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.09.27} (¥6.800) – 23.202 / NEW
06./01. [PS4] Marvel’s Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) – 22.751 / 266.802 (-40%)
07./00. [PS4] Utawarerumono: Zan # (Aqua Plus) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 21.316 / NEW
08./00. [NSW] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥5.800) – 16.200 / NEW
09./00. [NSW] The World Ends with You: Final Remix (Square Enix) {2018.09.27} (¥4.800) – 14.216 / NEW
10./03. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 13.483 / 304.544 (+1%)
11./05. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 13.059 / 2.644.596 (-1%)
12./06. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 10.561 / 1.778.713 (+3%)
13./09. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 5.756 / 1.123.201 (-3%)
14./00. [NSW] Valkyria Chronicles 4 (Sega) {2018.09.27} (¥7.490) – 5.596 / NEW
15./08. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2019 (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥7.600) – 5.137 / 114.777 (-14%)
16./15. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) – 4.813 / 205.355 (-6%)
17./17. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) – 4.785 / 1.734.235 (+7%)
18./16. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥5.980) – 4.579 / 353.070 (-6%)
19./14. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥6.980) – 4.306 / 21.231 (-18%)
20./18. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 4.220 / 1.821.336 (+6%)

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