"Japan's video game market is a shadow of its former self"
Meanwhile AC:NH has a shot at becoming the best selling game of all-time over there.
It is true that (fully) home consoles have been doing significantly worse ever since the seventh generation so I can understand Sony's decision to not prioritize it, but the handheld market has barely slowed down, so it's not like video games are on their death bed in Japan.
- Switch - 27m
- PS5 - 15.5m
- Xbox Series - 10m