Zelda Skyward Sword HD and Switch continue to dominate in Japan – Nerd4.life

Zelda Skyward Sword HD and Switch continue to dominate in Japan – Nerd4.life
Zelda Skyward Sword HD and Switch continue to dominate in Japan – Nerd4.life

Japan has long been the territory where Nintendo dominates unchallenged. With the release of The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD, the success of Switch keep it going. After the first week, the sales of the game have obviously dropped but this was not enough to undermine him from the first position.

Here is the ranking of the 30 games best sellers in Japan during the week 07/19/2021 – 07/25/2021 (total sales in brackets):

  1. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Nintendo, 07/16/21) – 42,642 (201,731)
  2. [NSW] Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi –Owaranai Nanokakan no Tabi (Neos, 07/15/21) –22,815 (130,134)
  3. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 17,031 (2,073,587)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 16,169 (2,710,271)
  5. [NSW] Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Capcom, 07/09/21) – 16,017 (185,804)
  6. [NSW] eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam (Konami, 07/08/21) – 14,732 (142,040)
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,972 (3,932,225)
  8. [NSW] Game Builder Garage (Nintendo, 06/11/21) – 12,949 (181,336)
  9. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) –10,984 (2,280,841)
  10. [NSW] Mario Golf: Super Rush (Nintendo, 06/25/21) – 10,397 (150,184)
  11. [PS4] Utawarerumono: ZAN 2 (Aquaplus, 07/22/21) –10,241 (Nuovo)
  12. [NSW] Miitopia (Nintendo, 05/21/21) – 9,725 (203,904)
  13. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,472 (4,350,070)
  14. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 8,877 (820,564)
  15. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 6,978 (6,832,135)
  16. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 6,177 (1,940,234)
  17. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 5,663 (3,906,645)
  18. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 5,496 (753,101)
  19. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 5,378 (4,089,524)
  20. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 4,793 (2,294,606)
  21. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 4,455 (1,843,878)
  22. [PS5] Utawarerumono: ZAN 2 (Aquaplus, 07/22/21) –4,081 (New)
  23. [NSW] Samurai Warriors 5 (Koei Tecmo, 06/24/21) – 2,888 (61,350)
  24. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 2,845 (124,121)
  25. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 2,810 (117,951)
  26. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17)-2,702 (2,250,994)
  27. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 2,593 (1,111,602)
  28. [NSW] Moshikashite? Obake no Shatekiya for Nintendo Switch (Nippon Columbia, 07/01/21) –2,359 (11,459)
  29. [NSW] Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space (D3 Publisher, 07/15/21) – 2,322 (11,701)
  30. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 2,268 (164,248)

Finally, here is the ranking hardware from the same period:

  1. Switch – 56,922 (16,657,441)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 14,709 (767,726)
  3. Switch Lite – 12,816 (3,972,012)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,405 (149,836)
  5. Xbox Series S – 2,422 (18,660)
  6. Xbox Series X – 2,262 (49,058)
  7. PlayStation 4 – 1,685 (7,799,167)
  8. New 2DS LL (incluso 2DS) – 491 (1,169,054)

Zelda Skyward Sword HD is also the second best-selling boxed game on Amazon.com.

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