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

on March 29, 2017 9:28 AM

It’s Wednesday folks, which can only mean one thing: Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. Like last week, the week starting March 20 2017 and ending March 26th, has once again been topped by Nintendo Switch and Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX (whose sales were initially “unsatisfactory”).

All the new additions to this week’s top 20, include: None. Zero. Zilch.

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 — 280,293 / 1,128,760
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — Nintendo Switch — 39,103 / 302,080
  3. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo Switch — 21,647 / 137,384
  4. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – PS4 — 17,349 / 133,768
  5. Horizon: Zero Dawn – PS4 — 12,559 / 181,944
  6. Pokémon Sun/Moon – 3DS — 9,956 / 3,221,001
  7. Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight – PSV — 9,665 / 48,318
  8. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix – PS4 —  9,216 / 88,147
  9. NieR: Automata – PS4 —  8,847 / 278,156
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — Wii U — 7,796 / 81,188
  11. Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash – PS4 — 7,529 / 61,276
  12. Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight – PS4 —  7,287 / 39,302
  13. Super Bomberman R – Nintendo Switch —  6,952 / 57,708
  14. Super Mario Maker — 3DS — 6,801 / 1,002,323
  15. Grand Theft Auto V (4,990 Yen Edition) – PS4 — 5,295 / 308,854
  16. Dragon Quest Heroes I-II – Nintendo Switch —  4,544 / 41,419
  17. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 3DS — 4,425 / 694,376
  18. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional –  3DS — 4,353 / 182,957
  19. Minecraft — PSV — 4,227 / 1,130,619
  20. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – 3DS — 4,136 / 150,355

And here’s the hardware charts:

  1. Switch: 78,441
  2. New 3DS XL: 29,771
  3. PS4: 25,472
  4. PS Vita: 7,574
  5. 2DS: 6,722
  6. PS4 Pro: 5,261
  7. PS3: 2,930
  8. New 3DS: 2,866
  9. Wii U: 411
  10. Xbox One: 115

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

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