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

on April 19, 2017 9:28 AM

It’s April 19th, 2017, aka a Wednesday. And what happens on Wednesdays? That’s right, Media Create releases its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. Or should I saw the Monster Hunter XX and Nintendo Switch charts, because like the previous four weeks, the pair are yet again at the top.

All the new additions to this week’s top 20, include: Winning Eleven 2017 (number 14) and RepKiss (number 18).

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 — 43,941 / 1,366,093
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo Switch — 20,888 / 375,291
  3. Mario Sports Superstars – 3DS — 10,698 / 61,879
  4. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo Switch — 10,048 / 176,368
  5. NieR: Automata – PS4 — 6,265 / 300,959
  6. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – PS4 — 6,022 / 159,430
  7. LEGO Worlds – PS4 — 5,157 / 16,735
  8. Horizon: Zero Dawn –  PS4 — 4,983 / 201,643
  9. Pokémon Sun/Moon – 3DS — 4,773 / 3,241,599
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Wii U — 4,740 / 100,546
  11. Super Mario Maker — 3DS — 4,325 / 1,019,434
  12. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix –  PS4 — 3,556 / 102,281
  13. Super Bomberman R – Nintendo Switch —  3,508 / 70,124
  14. Winning Eleven 2017 — PS4 —  3,381 / New
  15. Grand Theft Auto V (4,990 Yen Edition) – PS4 —  3,328 / 321,342
  16. Warriors All-Stars – PS4 — 3,117 / 52,062
  17. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 3DS — 3,035 / 162,184
  18. RepKiss – PSV — 2,918 / New
  19. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 3DS — 2,802 / 704,683
  20. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition – PSV — 2,678 / 1,140,680

And here are the hardware charts for the week:

  1. Nintendo Switch: 45,673
  2. New 3DS XL: 18,115
  3. PS4: 17,067
  4. PS Vita: 5,592
  5. PS4 Pro: 4,855
  6. 2DS: 4,475
  7. New 3DS: 1,234
  8. PS3: 432
  9. Wii U: 271
  10. Xbox One: 142

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

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