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Japanese sales

The sales numbers are out for both video game software and hardware in Japan for fiscal year 2020, which would be from March 30, 2020 to March 28, 2021. Famitsu released in its column the top 20 software sales for this time period and the sales records for all the systems on the market. It is notable that of the top 20 software bestsellers, 17 of them were Switch releases. 

The full list is below:

Nintendo released a statement today that sales of Switch hardware units have surpassed the 10 million mark as of November 3rd, 2019. This includes the base model, revised model, as well as the Switch Lite. For perspective, the popular PlayStation 4 console has sold a little over 8 million units in Japan, per VGChartz.

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

01./00. [3DS] Pokemon X / Y # (Pokemon Co.) {2013.10.12} (¥4.800) – 1.866.570 / NEW
02./00. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 360.115 / NEW <85,71%>
03./01. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 #
(Capcom) {2013.09.14} (¥5.990) – 110.208 / 2.652.824 (-22%)
04./00. [PS3] Tales of Symphonia Chronicles (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.10} (¥6.980) – 77.228 / NEW
05./00. [PSV] Dangan-Ronpa 1-2: Reload (Spike Chunsoft) {2013.10.10} (¥5.229) – 76.172 / NEW
06./00. [PS3] Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (Sega) {2013.10.10} (¥8.379) – 73.696 / NEW
07./00. [PS3] Fairy Fencer F # (Compile Heart) {2013.10.10} (¥7.329) – 40.666 / NEW
08./00. [PSV] Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (Sega) {2013.10.10} (¥7.329) – 33.898 / NEW
09./00. [360] Grand Theft Auto V (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 26.612 / NEW <92,57%>
10./02. [PS3] Warriors Orochi 3: Ultimate #
(Koei Tecmo) {2013.09.26} (¥6.615) – 11.044 / 116.054 (-55%)
11./06. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life # (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 7.727 / 1.466.168 (-2%)
12./00. [PS3] F1 2013 (Codemasters) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 7.406 / NEW
13./08. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 6.785 / 3.438.374 (+3%)
14./03. [PS3] Armored Core: Verdict Day (From Software) {2013.09.26} (¥6.800) – 6.619 / 80.425 (-55%)
15./05. [PSV] The Legend Of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki # (Nihon Falcom) {2013.09.26} (¥7.140) – 5.920 / 98.633 (-47%)
16./07. [3DS] Youkai Watch
(Level 5) {2013.07.11} (¥4.800) – 5.551 / 200.340 (-20%)
17./11. [3DS] Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life # (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.08.01} (¥5.480) – 5.401 / 290.727 (-6%)
18./04. [PS3] The Legend Of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki # (Nihon Falcom) {2013.09.26} (¥8.190) – 5.226 / 85.678 (-59%)
19./12. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Dream Team #
(Nintendo) {2013.07.18} (¥4.800) – 4.650 / 328.863 (-17%)
20./00. [PSV] Tsukei Gakuen: Kou # (Arc System Works) {2013.10.10} (¥6.090) – 4.527 / NEW