Capcom can definitely celebrate. Monster Hunter Rise, a recent chapter in the hunting saga loved by gamers all over the world, has been able to sell 1.3 million units in Japan alone in just three days. THE data comes from Famitsu, which shared sales for the week March 22 – March 28.
Here she is Top 10 Japanese software sales; Switch domina:
- [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 1,302,132 (New)
- [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 37,166 (592,683)
- [NSW] The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬: Summer Memories Also Come in Five (Mages., 03/25/21) – 20,374 (Nuovo)
- [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) –20,179 (2,072,296)
- [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,207 (3,751,594)
- [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 12,632 (2,479,573)
- [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 11,145 (6,710,861)
- [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 11,096 (1,872,739)
- [PS4] The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬: Summer Memories Also Come in Five (Mages., 03/25/21) – 10,378 (Nuovo)
- [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 10,270 (4,218,939)
As you can see (total sales since release in brackets), there are nine Nintendo Switch games and only one PS4 title in the Top 10 of the week. Moster Hunter Rise, in particular, manages to dominate the ranking with a huge gap, equal to 1,264,966 units.
Monter Hunter Rise is nearly on par with sales of Monster Hunter World, which in the first three days he had sold 1,350,412 copies on PS4 in Japan.
Finally, thanks to an analysis of Famitsu’s sales data, we can see that PS5 is selling more and more, but that on the software side it suffers.
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