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Koei Tecmo published its latest financial results today, and it includes a status update on Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection. Across all platforms and regions, the game has shipped 240,000 copies. That includes digital sales and physical copies in Japan and Asia shipped to stores.

Other figures from the Q1 report include:

Mortal Kombat 11 has sold over 12 million copies worldwide, Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios revealed today. The series as a whole has also surpassed 73 million units.

Speaking on today’s news, NetherRealm Studios creative director and series co-creator Ed Boon said:

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury was the best-selling physical game in Europe during the first half of 2021, new data from GfK reveals. It led the way in Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, and the UK. The game was also a top finisher in the other countries that were surveyed.

FIFA 21 was the second best-seller after Mario. In third was another Switch title: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Nintendo’s racer held nine top three finishes based on European countries surveyed.

We’ll also mention that Minecraft and Grand Theft Auto V sold well, as they had six and five top three finishes respectively.


Thanks to GamesIndustry, we have new insight into the UK gaming market for June 2021.

Switch was the third best-selling console of the month, falling behind the PS5 and Xbox Series. However, sales of Nintendo’s system did see an increase in June compared with May. Switch is the second best-selling console in 2021 thus far overall – ahead of the Xbox Series, but the PS5 is on top.

Nintendo was the most successful publisher in June regarding physical games at retail. Mario Golf: Super Rush, a new release for the month, debuted at #6.

Here’s a look at the best sellers of June:

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

1. [NSW] Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – 159,089 / NEW
2. [NSW] Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi – Owaranai Nanokakan no Tabi – 107,319 / NEW
3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin – 32,111 / 169,787
4. [NSW]eBaseball Professional Yakyuu Spirits 2021: Grand Slam – 20,711 / 127,308
5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 12,164 / 2,694,102
6. [NSW] Minecraft – 11,565 / 2,056,556
7. [NSW] Game Builder Garage – 10,634 / 168,387
8. [NSW] Mario Golf: Super Rush – 10,339 / 139,787
9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 9,945 / 3,919,253
10. [NSW] Earth Defense Force 2 – 9,379 / NEW

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Doki Doki Literature Club Plus has had a successful launch, with Serenity Forge and Team Salvato confirming the game’s first sales figure. Since launching at the very end of June, 500,000 copies have been sold across all platforms.

Serenity Forge co-founder Zhenghua Yang said in a statement today:

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over one million copies worldwide, Capcom has announced. That’s data for the Switch and PC versions combined.

Here’s the full announcement:

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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