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The top 100 best-selling games in Japan of 2018

Posted on January 18, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News, Switch

This week’s issue of Famitsu has a new report on the Japanese gaming industry for 2018. The publication shared a listing of the top 100 best-selling games. Nintendo ended up doing very well last year with 9,918,000 copies of software sold.

Below are the full results:

01./00. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 2.360.655 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥8.980) – 1.962.221 / NEW
03./00. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! # (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) – 1.253.677 / NEW
04./02. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 1.122.324 / 2.874.420 (-36%)
05./07. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 926.553 / 2.030.297 (-16%)
06./00. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 764.853 / NEW
07./00. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥5.980) – 664.815 / NEW
08./06. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 575.926 / 1.900.206 (-57%)
09./00. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 525.045 / NEW
10./08. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 491.648 / 1.179.692 (-29%)
11./00. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥7.900) – 479.511 / NEW
12./01. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon # (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) – 429.672 / 2.433.279 (-79%)
13./00. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥5.980) – 376.766 / NEW
14./00. [PS4] Marvel’s Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) – 303.994 / NEW
15./00. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) – 270.415 / NEW
16./00. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7.980) – 252.297 / NEW
17./00. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥6.980) – 226.845 / NEW
18./00. [PS4] Judgment (Sega) {2018.12.13} (¥8.290) – 224.048 / NEW
19./00. [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥5.980) – 222.025 / NEW
20./00. [NSW] Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥5.980) – 213.453 / NEW
21./00. [PS4] Red Dead Redemption II # (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥8.800) – 205.586 / NEW
22./00. [NSW] Octopath Traveler (Square Enix) {2018.07.13} (¥6.800) – 193.780 / NEW
23./00. [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥4.980) – 184.189 / 230.377
24./00. [PS4] Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise # (Sega) {2018.03.08} (¥8.390) – 178.640 / NEW
25./00. [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.02.08} (¥7.800) – 176.291 / NEW
26./00. [PS4] God Eater 3 # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8.200) – 174.834 / NEW
27./00. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 165.418 / NEW
28./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) – 163.882 / NEW
29./00. [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥3.980) – 156.330 / NEW
30./00. [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 156.083 / NEW
31./00. [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT (Square Enix) {2018.01.11} (¥7.800) – 155.413 / NEW
32./00. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2019 (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥7.600) – 155.245 / NEW
33./00. [PS4] Far Cry 5 (Ubisoft) {2018.03.29} (¥8.400) – 147.573 / NEW
34./15. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980) – 144.483 / 440.771 (-51%)
35./00. [PS4] Battlefield V (Electronic Arts) {2018.11.20} (¥7.800) – 144.309 / NEW
36./16. [NSW] Arms (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥5.980) – 133.140 / 418.203 (-53%)
37./00. [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.02.08} (¥8.200) – 133.108 / NEW
38./00. [3DS] WarioWare Gold (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥4.980) – 129.620 / NEW
39./00. [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥4.800) – 125.581 / NEW
40./11. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Blasters 2: Hihou Legend Banbarayaa – Sword / Magnum (Level 5) {2017.12.16} (¥4.800) – 124.218 / 520.682 (-69%)
41./00. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥6.980) – 119.754 / NEW
42./31. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) – 118.316 / 294.697 (-33%)
43./00. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – The End of Saga # (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 115.842 / NEW
44./00. [PS4] Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Link # (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥7.980) – 112.874 / NEW
45./00. [PS4] Super Robot Wars X # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.03.29} (¥8.600) – 112.753 / NEW
46./00. [NSW] Pro Baseball Famista Evolution (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.08.02} (¥6.100) – 110.954 / NEW
47./00. [NSW] The Snack World: TreJarers Gold (Level 5) {2018.04.12} (¥5.980) – 109.955 / NEW
48./19. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 105.371 / 424.982 (-57%)
49./00. [PS4] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥7.800) – 105.047 / NEW
50./00. [PS4] God of War # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥6.900) – 104.395 / NEW
51./00. [3DS] Detective Pikachu (Pokemon Co.) {2018.03.23} (¥4.980) – 104.080 / NEW
52./00. [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.02.01} (¥7.600) – 103.252 / NEW
53./44. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX \ Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX > (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥6.800) – 94.221 / 230.974 (-31%)
54./00. [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom # (Level 5) {2018.03.23} (¥8.000) – 93.309 / NEW
55./00. [3DS] Etrian Odyssey Nexus (Atlus) {2018.08.02} (¥6.480) – 90.825 / NEW
56./66. [NSW] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.09.07} (¥6.800) – 90.251 / 181.090 (-1%)
57./00. [3DS] Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth (Atlus) {2018.11.29} (¥6.980) – 89.878 / NEW
58./00. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey # (Ubisoft) {2018.10.05} (¥8.400) – 87.523 / NEW
59./00. [PS4] Conan Exiles (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.08.23} (¥6.800) – 86.129 / NEW
60./00. [PS4] New Gundam Breaker # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.06.21} (¥7.600) – 85.189 / NEW
61./00. [PS4] Fallout 76 # (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.11.15} (¥7.980) – 84.285 / NEW
62./00. [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥6.900) – 83.454 / NEW
63./00. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥4.980) – 82.577 / NEW
64./00. [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege – Advanced Edition (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6.000) – 81.112 / NEW
65./00. [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.03.15} (¥7.800) – 80.471 / NEW
66./46. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400) – 77.560 / 361.339 (-42%)
67./00. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥4.800) – 74.772 / NEW
68./00. [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥3.980) – 73.551 / NEW
69./00. [PSV] Super Robot Wars X # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.03.29} (¥7.600) – 73.419 / NEW
70./53. [3DS] Kirby Battle Royale (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥4.980) – 72.214 / 193.508 (-40%)
71./38. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571) – 70.667 / 2.858.248 (-56%)
72./00. [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 # (Sega) {2018.03.21} (¥7.990) – 69.500 / NEW
73./98. [NSW] FIFA 18 (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥5.800) – 65.695 / 122.998 (+15%)
74./00. [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.09.27} (¥6.800) – 64.999 / NEW
75./40. [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥7.980) – 64.327 / 213.717 (-57%)
76./00. [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.03.15} (¥7.800) – 63.136 / NEW
77./00. [PSV] Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Link # (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥5.980) – 59.914 / NEW
78./00. [NSW] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥5.800) – 59.381 / NEW
79./36. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [1][New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) – 57.718 / 384.813 (-65%)
80./00. [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut it Out, Together! (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3.280) – 57.601 / 91.391
81./00. [PS4] Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.02.22} (¥7.600) – 57.064 / NEW
82./00. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7.980) – 56.307 / NEW
83./00. [PS4] Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Square Enix) {2018.09.14} (¥7.980) – 54.290 / NEW
84./00. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (Koei Tecmo) {2018.03.22} (¥6.800) – 54.021 / NEW
85./28. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 (D3Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥7.800) – 53.856 / 242.760 (-71%)
86./00. [PS4] Gintama Ranbu # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.01.18} (¥7.600) – 52.595 / NEW
87./00. [NSW] My Hero: One’s Justice (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.08.23} (¥7.600) – 52.350 / NEW
88./00. [PS4] Metal Gear Survive (Konami) {2018.02.21} (¥4.980) – 52.131 / NEW
89./00. [PS4] Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories (Granzella) {2018.11.22} (¥7.200) – 51.510 / NEW
90./00. [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥5.800) – 51.037 / 84.957
91./23. [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate # (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800) – 49.834 / 253.193 (-75%)
92./00. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥6.980) – 49.564 / NEW
93./32. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 47.799 / 1.095.680 (-72%)
94./00. [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 47.608 / NEW
95./00. [PS4] Yakuza 3 (Sega) {2018.08.09} (¥3.990) – 46.419 / NEW
96./00. [PS4] Seiken Densetsu 2: Secret of Mana # (Square Enix) {2018.02.15} (¥4.800) – 46.104 / NEW
97./13. [PS4] Call of Duty: WWII # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥7.900) – 45.940 / 387.047 (-87%)
98./00. [PS4] Cities: Skylines – PlayStation 4 Edition (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.12} (¥5.400) – 45.071 / NEW
99./00. [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥6.980) – 44.996 / NEW
100./00. [PS4] Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 {Mega Man X Legacy Collection \ Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 } (Capcom) {2018.07.26} (¥5.500) – 44.689 / NEW

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