Forums - Sales Discussion - Splatoon 2 sells 671k first week in Japan

For everyone saying it could be better, yes it could. If Nintendo were able to have more Switch units on shelves it would have. I have a feeling when the holidays get here, we're going to see some enormous numbers. Assuming Nintendo can manufacture enough.

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TheBraveGallade said:
We have no idea how many people bought from the E shop... which might account for a LOT considering the type of game it is.

From sinobi:

Splatoon 2 boxed + download cards + direct downloads ~ 700k