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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of September 2018. The results can be found below.

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Earlier today, the latest UK charts were reported. One of the important bits of news was that Starlink: Battle for Atlas debuted at #14. That’s a bit on the low side, but what’s pretty significant is how many units were sold on Switch. Starlink can thank Switch for 82% of its debut sales, compared to just 10% on PlayStation 4 and 9% on Xbox One.

Also as we saw, the best-selling new Switch game was Dark Souls: Remastered. Luigi’s Mansion for 3DS appeared for the first time as well at #23.

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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
2. Dark Souls Remastered – Bandai Namco Entertainment
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
4. Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Ubisoft
5. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
6. Minecraft – Nintendo
7. Lego DC Super-Villains – Warner Bros. Interactive
8. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy- Activision Blizzard
9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
10. FIFA 19 – EA

Wii U

1. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
2. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
3. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
4. New Super Mario Bros. U + Super Luigi U – Nintendo
5. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – Nintendo
6. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
8. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
9. Wii Party U – Nintendo
10. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Nintendo

3DS

1. Luigi’s Mansion – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
3. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
5. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
6. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
7. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
8. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
9. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
10. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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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:

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Minecraft – Nintendo
4. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
5. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy- Activision Blizzard
6. The World Ends With You -Final Remix- – Nintendo
7. FIFA 19 – EA
8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
9. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
10. Mario Tennis Aces – Nintendo

Wii U

1. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
4. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
5. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
6. Wii Party U – Nintendo
7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
8. Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendo
9. Splatoon – Nintendo
10. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
3. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
5. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
6. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
7. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
8. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
9. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
10. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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All formats

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Super Mario Party debuted in Japan last week. Between October 1 and October 5, it sold close to 150,000 copies. Compared to the last core entry in the franchise, it was a significant improvement. Mario Party 10 sold just 52,000 units in its first week.

As Media Create notes, the Mario Party games tend to be longtime best-sellers due to the nature of the series, and Mario Party 10 eventually reached around 250,000 sales – five times what it sold in its first week. Demand is expected to increase around the holiday season due to Christmas and New Year’s parties.

As one final note, Dengeki states that Super Mario Party sold through 50% of its initial shipment.

Wandersong launched at the end of last month. Currently, it’s available on just two platforms: Switch and Steam. Creator Greg Lobanov has indicated that it’s Nintendo’s console where the game has found the most success thus far. Lobanov told Destructoid that Wandersong has sold nearly three times as many copies on Switch than on Steam.

Wandersong also appears to be selling well in general. According to Lobanov, it “exceeded our expectations, and definitely is enough to support our tiny team.”

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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%)