Famitsu has published his list of Best-selling video games and consoles in Japan during the week of October 4-10, a period marked by the launch of Metroid Dread, the new installment developed by the Spanish studio MercurySteam, and Nintendo Switch OLED, the new model of the successful hybrid; both lead their respective lists.
Metroid Dread has premiered in Japan with more than 86,000 copies sold, a success that has also seen in other countries such as the United Kingdom and that in fact has served to revitalize the sales of other installments of the saga. The second best-selling video game last week in the Japanese market was Far Cry 6, which between its version for PS4 and that of PS5 managed to place a total of 50,905 physical copies.
Below you can see it top 10 best-selling games in Japan during the week of October 4 to 10:
- [NSW] Metroid Dread (Nintendo. 08/10/21) 86,798 (New)
- [PS4] Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft. 07/10/21) 34,219 (New)
- [PS5] Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft. 07/10/21) 16,686 (New)
- [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo. 04/28/17) 12.257 (4.085.509)
- [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo. 12/07/18) 11.936 (4.450.954)
- [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo. 10/18/19) 11.257 (2.862.651)
- [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft. 06/21/18) 10.699 (2.225.165)
- [NSW] Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! (Playism. 10/17/21) 9.513 (New)
- [PS4] Lost Judgment (Sega. 09/24/21) 8.589 (140.834)
- [NSW] WarioWare: Get It Together! (Nintendo. 09/10/21) 7.787 (144.966)
Switch OLED sells more than 130,000 consoles at its premiere in Japan
Regarding the hardware, last week was marked by the launch of Nintendo Switch OLED, which reached both Japan and the rest of the world on October 8. Its debut in the Japanese market could not have been better: it has managed to sell a total of 138,409 consoles with which it has managed to rise with the first position of the list of best sellers.
In fact, the family Nintendo Switch It holds the top positions in the ranking with its new OLED model in first position, the standard version in second and Switch Lite in fourth place. Adding up all the consoles sold, Nintendo sold last week a total of 179,851 units by Switch. The second best-selling family of consoles was PS5 with a total of 15,885 units, and Xbox Series X/S in third place with 3447 units. Next-gen consoles continue to have stock problems in Japan, according to Gematsu.
Below you can see the top 10 best-selling consoles in Japan during the week of October 4-10:
- Switch OLED 138.409 (Nuevo)
- Switch 32.792 (17.198.146)
- PlayStation 5 13.786 (922.929)
- Switch Lite 8.650 (4.088.784)
- Xbox Series S 2.920 (38.307)
- PlayStation 5 Digital Edition 2.099 (177.974)
- PlayStation 4 961 (7.813.467)
- Xbox Series X 527 (64.284)
- New 2DS LL (incluyendo 2DS) 405 (1.174.950)