Today is Wednesday, and Media Create published its hardware graph and top-twenty software chart painting the picture of the Japanese market between April 2nd and April 8th, 2018.
You can take a look at the top-twenty below, keeping in mind the second number displays lifetime earnings for all games.
- Kirby Star Allies — Switch — 35,319/392,413
- Far Cry 5 — PS4 — 26,732/102,206
- Splatoon 2 — Switch — 21,890/2,213,576
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe — Switch — 13,849/1,460,835
- Super Robot Wars X — PS4 — 11,063/100,322
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — Switch — — 8,551/947,541
- Super Mario Odyssey — Switch — — 8,211/1,684,107
- Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom — PS4 — 8,202/83,067
- Detective Pikachu — 3DS — 6,959/64,556
- Super Robot Wars X — PS Vita — 6,564/60,606
- Dragon Hunter World — PS4 — 5,189/1,999,415
- Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon — 3DS — 5,062/1,610,978
- Hyrule Warriors: Unusual Edition — Switch — 4,789/37,338
- Valkyria Authors 4 — PS4 — 4,749/76,778
- Strike on Titan two — PS4 — 4,630/49,279
- Shining Resonance Refrain — PS4 — 3,951/27,005
- 1-2-Switch — Switch — 3,795/427,721
- Hokuto Ga Gotoku — PS4 — 3,757/160,562
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition — PS4 — 3,596/35,276
- Dragonball Xenoverse 2 — Switch — 3,531/141,100
You could also provide a look at the hardware chart.
- Switch: 40,016
- PS4: 9,530
- New 2DS XL: 5,006
- PS4 Pro: 4,970
- New 3DS XL: 3,865
- PS Vita: 2,929
- 2DS: 551
- Xbox One: 72
- Xbox One X: 47
This week was substantially slower compared to the one before, because of the complete lack of brand new releases in Japan. This gives Kirby Star Allies a chance to demonstrate its legs (I know, I know, Kirby doesn’t actually have legs.
Following its flattering first-week performance, Far Cry 5 also remains close to the very best to show that Japanese gamers are now getting more and more accepting of western productions.
On the hardware side, the Switch keeps shoving sales, and flies beyond the four million sell-through mark, despite a slow slow down due to the absence of new games.
The PS4 additionally sees a decline, pretty much for the identical reason. Being a much old console it’s also far more sensitive to lack of recent releases compared to its hybrid.
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