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The Snack World and Switch Top Media Create; Monster Hunter World Passes Two Million Units in Japan

The Snack World: TreJarers and the Nintendo Switch are at the top of the Media Create charts related to the period between April 9th and April 15th.

April 18, 2018

Today is Wednesday, which means that the Japanese statistics firm Media Create published its software and hardware sales charts for the week between April 9th and April 15th.

You can find the full top-twenty chart below, keeping in mind that the second number is each game’s lifetime sales.

  1. The Snack World: TreJarers – Switch – 35,655/New
  2. Kirby Star Allies – Switch – 23,695/416,108
  3. Splatoon 2 – Switch – 18,729/2,232,305
  4. Death end Re;Quest – PS4 – 15,303/New
  5. Far Cry 5 – PS4 – 14,472/116,678
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Switch – 12,415/1,473,250
  7. Cities Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition – PS4 – 11,366/New
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Switch – 6,990/954,532
  9. Super Mario Odyssey – Switch – 6,924/1,691,031
  10. Super Robot Wars X – PS4 – 5,182/105,504
  11. Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – PS4 – 4,184/87,251
  12. Steins;Gate 0 – PS4 – 4,087/60,990
  13. Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon – 3DS – 3,931/1,614,909
  14. Detective Pikachu – 3DS – 3,837/68,392
  15. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition – PS4 – 3,700/38,976
  16. Monster Hunter World – PS4 – 3,640/2,003,054
  17. Super Robot Wars X – PS Vita – 3,340/63,946
  18. Hokuto Ga Gotoku – PS4 – 3,074/163,636
  19. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – Switch – 3,070/40,408
  20. Attack on Titan 2 – PS4 – 2,822/52,102

Below you can read the hardware sales chart:

  1. Switch – 36,308
  2. PS4 – 9,491
  3. New 2DS XL – 4,564
  4. New 3DS XL – 3,366
  5. PS Vita – 2,921
  6. PS4 Pro – 1,473
  7. 2DS – 616
  8. Xbox One – 55
  9. Xbox One X – 17

While the Switch version of Level-5’s The Snack World didn’t exactly pull stellar numbers, it still managed to top the chart, while Kirby Star Allies keeps soldiering on and passed 400,000 copies sold at retail.

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Another milestone was achieved by Monster Hunter World, which passed two million copies sold at retail in the country.

Compile Heart’s JRPG Death end Re;Quest didn’t exactly perform in a stellar way but considering that it’s a niche new IP launching in a rather slow week, it didn’t do terribly either.

Far Cry 5 also keeps doing pretty well for a western title launched three weeks ago.

If you want to compare, you can check out last week’s charts as well.


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