Media Create: Nintendo Switch and Monster Hunter XX Top Japanese Sales For Fourth Straight Week

on April 12, 2017 9:21 AM

It’s Wednesday folks. And like every Wednesday before it and for the foreseeable future: Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. And like the last three Wednesdays, the week starting March April 3, 2017 and ending April 9th, the sales charts have once again been crowned by the Nintendo Switch and Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX. 

All the new additions to this week’s top 20, include:  Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal (number 20) and LEGO Worlds (number 5).

Here’s the full software chart:

Important to note: Media Create counts only retail sales, meaning digital sales are not included.

  1. Monster Hunter XX – 3DS — 65,672 / 1,322,152
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo Switch — 23,016 / 354,404
  3. Mario Sports Superstars – 3DS — 18,765 / 51,181
  4. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo Switch — 12,418 / 166,319
  5. LEGO Worlds – PS4 — 11,578 / New
  6. Warriors All-Stars – PS4 — 8,577 / 48,946
  7. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – PS4 — 7,907 / 153,408
  8. Pokémon Sun/Moon — 3DS — 6,972 / 3,236,826
  9. NieR: Automata – PS4 — 6,593 / 294,694
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Wii U — 6,487 / 95,806
  11. Blue Reflection – PS4 — 6,100 / 40,691
  12. Horizon: Zero Dawn – PS4 — 6,018 / 196,661
  13. Super Mario Maker — 3DS —  5,717 / 1,015,110
  14. Warriors All-Stars – PSV — 4,527 / 22,393
  15. Super Bomberman R – Nintendo Switch — 4,233 / 66,617
  16. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix – PS4 — 4,218 / 98,725
  17. Grand Theft Auto V (4,990 Yen Edition) – PS4 — 4,094 / 318,014
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 3DS — 4,017 / 159,150
  19. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Wii U — 4,014 / 313,703
  20. Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal – 3DS — 3,631 / New

And here are the hardware charts for the week:

  1. Switch: 41,193
  2. New 3DS XL: 19,533
  3. PS4:  18,022
  4. PS4 Pro: 6,490
  5. PS Vita: 5,987
  6. 2DS: 4,629
  7. New 3DS: 1,523
  8. PS3: 704
  9. Wii U: 358
  10. Xbox One: 132

For reference: here’s last week’s charts.

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