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As part of a feature on Automaton Media, it’s been revealed that the Switch version of Dead Cells sold 100,000 copies in its first week. We had heard that, at launch, Switch had been outselling the PS4 release by a factor of four to one

As previously mentioned, Motion Twin is hard at work on free DLC for Dead Cells. Players can look forward to a content update sometime in Q1 2019.

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Yesterday, we reported on the sales success of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe in the UK: the game sold 24.8% more copies than the original Wii U version did when it launched. However, it turns out that that wasn’t the full picture. Gamesindustry.biz reports that sales data from several major retailers was missing in yesterday’s report; the updated sales data from GfK shows that New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe actually sold 56% more copies than the Wii U version did when it launched.

Additonally, the sales data also reveals that Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition sold the best on Nintendo Switch. 49% percent of the game’s sales were on Nintendo’s platform, compared to 43% on Playstation 4 and 8% on Xbox One.

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

Switch

1. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – Nintendo
2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
4. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
7. Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition – Bandai Namco Entertainment
8. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – Nintendo
9. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
10. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy – Activision Blizzard

Wii U

1. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
3. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
4. Wii Party U – Nintendo
5. Mighty No. 9 – Deep Silver
6. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
7. Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
8. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
9. Wii Sports Club – Nintendo
10. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Nintendo

3DS

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

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This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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All formats

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We don’t have the full UK charts update yet, but gamesindustry.biz reports a little tidbit on the sales debut of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. Not only was it the best-selling game in the UK last, it also sold 24.8% more copies than the Wii U version did back it 2012.

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

01./01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 258.974 / 2.614.160 (-6%)
02./02. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 95.102 / 936.140 (-4%)
03./03. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! # (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) – 68.308 / 1.399.595 (+4%)
04./04. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 55.758 / 2.055.899 (+33%)
05./05. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 47.176 / 179.438 (+36%)
06./06. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 43.033 / 2.882.819 (+40%)
07./09. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 42.845 / 549.754 (+58%)
08./07. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2
(Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 38.969 / 179.130 (+30%)
09./12. [NSW] Go Vacation (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.27} (¥4.980) – 21.826 / 35.136 (+64%)
10./08. [PS4] Judgment (Sega) {2018.12.13} (¥8.290) – 20.018 / 233.456 (-27%)
11./10. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild #
(Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 19.363 / 1.246.656 (+27%)
12./13. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 16.896 / 1.931.675 (+35%)
13./16. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!
(Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) – 16.600 / 286.278 (+69%)
14./14. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies
(Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥5.980) – 14.769 / 717.643 (+35%)
15./11. [PS4] God Eater 3 #
(Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8.200) – 10.610 / 200.510 (-26%)
16./18. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥5.980) – 10.468 / 411.002 (+35%)
17./19. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥7.900) – 8.726 / 514.181 (+30%)
18./22. [PS4] Battlefield V
(Electronic Arts) {2018.11.20} (¥7.800) – 8.155 / 167.514
19./24. [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥3.980) – 7.718 / 177.872
20./26. [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.09.27} (¥6.800) – 7.554 / 73.861

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

Switch – 199,982
PS4 – 87,669
PS4 Pro – 29,513
New 2DS LL – 22,645
Vita – 4,138
New 3DS LL – 3,281
2DS – 557
Xbox One X – 102
Xbox One – 53

Update (1/10): Post has been updated with proper Media Create data.


Original (1/9): The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 174,770
PS4 – 58,203
PS4 Pro – 14,227
New 2DS LL – 9,649
New 3DS LL – 3,576
Vita – 3,566
2DS – 374
Xbox One X – 189
Xbox One – 169

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

Le Figaro published a new interview today with Philippe Lavoué, the general manager of Nintendo France. Lavoué shared the latest sales data for Switch hardware, software, and more.

Here’s the full roundup of tidbits:

New sales data is in from the UK for the month of December 2018.

Nintendo had a great month, as over 30% of all games sold were on the company’s platforms. Switch accounted for 29.5% of that figure. Nintendo was the UK’s biggest publisher of physical games in December and Nintendo-published games comprised 19.3% of all games sold. During the month, Switch was the second most-popular platform, following just behind PS4’s 39.7% share.