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Nintendo has updated the Japanese release schedule on its platforms for the week of October 24, 2019. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

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Pokemon GO’s next Community Day will take place this Saturday, between 11 AM and 2 PM local time; it’ll feature Trapinch. However, Niantic have announced today that the Community Day has been postponed in Japan. This is due to a typhoon expected to hit parts of the country over the weekend, and since being outside in conditions like that obviously isn’t safe, Niantic have postponed the Community Day. At this point, a new date hasn’t been announced yet.

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

1. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 09/27/19) – 56,667 (360,871)
2. [PS4] Ghost Recon: Breakpoint (Ubisoft, 10/04/19) – 54,733 (New)
3. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Nintendo, 09/20/19) – 16,430 (203,580)
4. [PS4] Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition (Capcom, 09/06/19) – 15,697 (361,936)
5. [PS4] Code Vein (Bandai Namco, 09/27/19) – 12,926 (73,769)
6. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 9,840 (654,285)
7. [PS4] FIFA 20 (Electronic Arts, 09/27/19) – 9,435 (53,186)
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,252 (3,288,904)
9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 8,941 (2,480,563)
10. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,507 (954,488)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Nintendo has updated the Japanese release schedule on its platforms for the week of October 17, 2019. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

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

1. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 09/27/19) – 303,204 (New)
2. [PS4] Code Vein (Bandai Namco, 09/27/19) – 60,843 (New)
3. [PS4] Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Koei Tecmo, 09/26/19) – 53,428 (New)
4. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Nintendo, 09/20/19) – 45,775 (187,150)
5. [PS4] Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (Falcom, 09/26/19) – 45,378 (New)
6. [PS4] FIFA 20 (Electronic Arts, 09/27/19) – 43,751 (New)
7. [PS4] World of War Z (H2 Interactive, 09/26/19) – 27,872 (New)
8. [PS4] Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition (Capcom, 09/06/19) – 26,324 (346,239)
9. [NSW] Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Koei Tecmo, 09/26/19) – 25,538 (New)
10. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 14,731 (644,445)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Nintendo has updated the Japanese release schedule on its platforms for the week of October 10, 2019. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

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In a bit of a surprise move, Nintendo has announced a new entry in the Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training / Brain Age series of games for Nintendo Switch. However, so far this game has only been announced for Japan. It’ll be released on December 27. The physical version of the game comes with an official Nintendo Switch stylus and will be sold for 3,480 Yen + taxes. The digital version costs 2,680 Yen + taxes; the stylus can then be bought separately for 864 Yen.

In addition to the standard brain training features, this version also has several new additions:

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