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Consumer software weekly sales ranking Top 20


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RankModeltitleRelease dateSales volumeCumulative numberReader review
1 Pocket monsters Let's Go! Pikachu / Evei (Including included version) 18/11/16 661, 240 661, 240
2 Fallout 76 (limited edition included) 18/11/15 73,489 73,489
3 Super Mario Party 18/10/05 20,942 345, 627
Four Call of Duty Black Ops IV 18/10/12 17, 159 460, 890 58
Five Hitman 2 18/11/15 10, 162 10, 162
6 Luigi Mansion 18/11/08 9, 320 36,689
7 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 17/04/28 9, 319 1,836,063 73
8 Red Dead Redemption 2 (Limited Edition, Including Included Version) 18/10/26 8, 120 192, 181 56
9 Splatoon 2 (Splatoon 2) (Including included version) 17/07/21 7,992 2,698,886 74
Ten Minecraft 18/06/21 7,449 365, 347
11 The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (Including Limited Edition) 17/03/03 6,215 1,159,398 95
12 Yuraso's Mr. Yuna Yukemiri Labyrinth (Limited Edition included) 18/11/15 5,025 5,025 40
13 Super Mario Odyssey (Limited Edition, including included version) 17/10/27 3,990 1,845,682 91
14 Pocket Monster Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon 17/11/17 3,493 1,760,304 62
15 Marvel Spider-Man (Including included version) 18/09/07 3, 134 305, 030 82
16 Star Kirby Star Allize 18/03/16 2, 958 642, 205 87
17 RPG Maker Trinity 18/11/15 2,641 2,641
18 Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch ~ Jon! 18/07/19 2,181 225, 417
19 RPG Maker Trinity 18/11/15 2,090 2,090
20 White and black Alice - Twilight line - (Limited edition included) 18/11/15 2,087 2,087



 Consumer hard weekly sales ranking


Modelsales quantity
Switch 200, 800
PS4 8,922
PS4 Pro 8,867
New2DS LL 4,189
Vita 1,877
New 3 DS LL 1,788
2DS 622
Xbox One X 119
Xbox One 45


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200k Switch.... 4 times what's sold last week..

Pokemon is a sales monster! really impressive



Wow. Switch dwarfing everything else this week.
This must be one of the Switches best weeks ever in japan and barring stock issues everything points to Smash week being just as big if not bigger.
Nice numbers for Pokemon Let's Go too, of course. COMG is getting really inaccurate for Switch games though.

Fallout did much better than I expected it to do though.



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Insane boost for Switch this week. Great job, Pokémon!



TOTAL DOMINATION FROM SWITCH!!!



Pocky Lover Boy! 

Pokemon doing its thing XD



Switch software in the top 20 at an alltime high this week thanks to Pokemon and the strong legs of the big titles.
724k this week. First time Switch top 20 is over 700k.



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Here is the week 46 update in terms of the two big consoles in Japan's path to be able to reach the commonly stated (in these sales threads) estimates for 2018 sales (2 mil for PS4, 4 mil for Switch) .

  TWS GD YTD % Goal AWN (Change)
PS4 17,789 -73,760 1,376,944 68.8% (+0.8) 103,842 (+12.293)
Switch 200,850 -72,223 2,289,338 57.2% (+5.0) 285,110 (+12,037)

TWS - This week's sales
GD - Goal differential, the difference between the average week needed from last week compared to this week's sales
YTD - Units sold in 2018 so far including this week's sales
AWN - Average weekly sales needed to reach the estimate for the console.

Big week as expected for the Switch with Pokemon release + Pokemon/Smash bundles. It actually got closer to its goal than the PS4 did for the first time in like half a year or so, by about 500 units. Both systems' AWN raised by 12k. The race to who can come closest has tightened up considerably.