Media Create: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Top Japanese Sales Charts Once Again

on May 17, 2017 9:32 AM

Today, Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market between May 8th and May 14th (2017).

And like the last two weeks Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has avoided the spiny shell and has once again topped the charts on the software side of things. Meanwhile, on the hardware front, Nintendo also is perched at the top with the Nintendo Switch, where it has been resting since its launch back in early March.

All the new additions to this week’s top 20: Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (No.5)

Here’s the full software chart:

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

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe — Switch — 36,440 / 411,915
  2. Monster Hunter XX –  3DS — 15,002 / 1,466,546
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Switch — 11,916 / 454,783
  4. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X – 3DS — 10,547 / 138,938
  5. Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death –  3DS — 8,599 / New
  6. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – 3DS —  5,713 / 174,868
  7. NieR: Automata – PS4 — 5,056 / 325,553
  8. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition – PS4 — 4,016 / 52,678
  9. Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax – 3DS — 3,959 / 73,683
  10. Mario Sports Superstars – 3DS — 3,486 / 89,964
  11. 1-2-Switch – Switch — 3,410 / 208,856
  12. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Wii U — 3,395 / 119,708
  13. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – PS4 — 3,080 / 177,945
  14. Pokémon Sun/Moon – 3DS — 3,062 / 3,259,837
  15. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 3DS — 2,939 / 175,948
  16. Super Mario Maker — 3DS — 2,929 / 1,038,463
  17. Grand Theft Auto V (4,990 Yen Edition) –  PS4 — 2,880 / 334,080
  18. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – PS4 — 2,527 / 192,045
  19. Mario Kart 7 – 3DS — 2,429 / 2,771,420
  20. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 3DS — 2,146 / 718,551

And here are the hardware charts:

  1. Nintendo Switch: 24,712
  2. New 3DS XL: 13,643
  3. PS4: 12,334
  4. PS4 Pro: 4,961
  5. PS Vita: 4,114
  6. 2DS: 2,862
  7. New 3DS: 1,021
  8. PS3: 325
  9. Wii U: 157
  10. Xbox One: 149

For reference here are last week charts.

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