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Forums - Sales Discussion - Famitsu Sales: Week 9, 2021 (Feb 22 - Feb 28)

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InkIt said:

MS really needs to ship way more systems to Japan, I guess 1k per week would be ok, but 1.5k every 2 months won't cut it.

but this way they can say "Over 600% increase week over week" when a shipment arrives



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Great opening for Story of Seasons; third parties that invested in the Switch are seeing real benefits, as also shown by Momotaro and which will be abundantly clear when Monster Hunter Rise hits.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

Top 30: https://www.famitsu.com/ranking/game-sales/

  1. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – 202,396 (New)
  2. [NSW] Bravely Default II – 93,061 (New)
  3. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – 74,811 (422,784)
  4. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 40,610 (1,974,795)
  5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 19,032 (2,413,077)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 13,575 (3,699,547)
  7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 13,332 (6,668,414)
  8. [NSW] Uta no Prince-sama Debut for Nintendo Switch – 10,588 (New)
  9. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 9,957 (4,175,273)
  10. [NSW] Minecraft – 9,386 (1,834,873)
  11. [NSW] Splatton 2 - 9,115 (3,776,602)
  12. [NSW] Pokemon Sword & Shield - 9,069 (3,980,667)
  13. [NSW] Little Nightmares 2 - 5,994 (37,985)
  14. [NSW] Clubhouse Games - 5,828 (649,665)
  15. [NSW] Darius Cosmic Revelation - 5,341 (5,341) (New)
  16. [NSW] Super Mario Party - 4,479 (1,833,609)
  17. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild - 4,325 (1,784,661)
  18. [PS4]  Little Nightmares 2 - 4,289 (19,826)
  19. [PS4]  Darius Cosmic Revelation - 3,540 (3,540) (New)
  20. [NSW] Dragoon Quest XI S - 3,363 (73,199)
  21. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars - 3,142 (565,032)
  22. [NSW] Cotton Reboot - 2,894 (2,894) (New)
  23. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe - 2,679 (545,126)
  24. [PS4] Nier: Automata Game of the Yorha Edition - 2,644 (108,865)
  25. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2 - 2,548 (76,038)
  26. [NSW] Human Fall Flat - 2,436 (122,746)
  27. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - 2,404 (349,480)
  28. [NSW] Sakuna of Rice and Ruin - 2,364 (142,200)
  29. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe - 2,250 (1,039,133)
  30. [PS4]  Empire of Sin - 2,098 (2,098) (New)
Last edited by deerox - on 05 March 2021

deerox said:

Top 30: https://www.famitsu.com/ranking/game-sales/

NS - 26

PS4 - 4

Still nothing from PS5.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

yeah the main reason that they are comparing wii U to ps5 is becasue... japan was by far the wii U's most healthy market, to the point that it took the ps4 untill basically the announcement of the switch for it to catch up, as you can see...



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curl-6 said:
deerox said:

Top 30: https://www.famitsu.com/ranking/game-sales/

NS - 26

PS4 - 4

Still nothing from PS5.

I never see this domination in one market. How many weeks NS have 25+/30?



06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) - 13.575 / 3.699.547 (+1%)
07./04. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons # (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} (¥5.980) - 13.332 / 6.668.414 (-3%)

I think that's the first time since Animal Crossing came out that Mario Kart has beaten it head-to-head.



PAOerfulone said:

06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (Â¥5.980) - 13.575 / 3.699.547 (+1%)
07./04. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons # (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} (Â¥5.980) - 13.332 / 6.668.414 (-3%)

I think that's the first time since Animal Crossing came out that Mario Kart has beaten it head-to-head.

Stole my post!

MK8 Deluxe is also only 76k behind Splatoon 2 now. With a 4.5k lead this week, only about 17 more weeks until it passes it.



TOP 20 2020 Switch Famitsu Q1:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons - 2.608.417 NEW
  2. Pokemon Sword / Shield - 554.390
  3. Ring Fit Adventure - 249.488
  4. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX - 218.394 NEW
  5. Minecraft (Microsoft) - 185.900
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 181.921
  7. Smash Ultimate - 170.222
  8. Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch - 151.351
  9. Super Mario Party - 118.077
  10. Luigi's Mansion 3 - 117.482
  11. Splatoon 2 - 103.649
  12. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) - 97.772
  13. Super Mario Maker 2 - 82.915
  14. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix (Sega) - 78.558 NEW
  15. Fishing Spirits (Bandai Namco) - 76.921
  16. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 69.378
  17. Persona 5 Scramble (Atlus) - 65.653 NEW
  18. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco) - 61.571 NEW
  19. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe - 58.899
  20. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (Bandai Namco) - 39.804
TOTAL: 5.290.762
TOTAL HARDWARE: 1.700.352

TOP 20 2021 Switch Famitsu:

  1. Momotaro Dentetsu (Konami) - 741.772
  2. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury - 422.784 
  3. Ring Fit Adventure - 326.072
  4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons - 290.311 
  5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 242.364
  6. Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Marvelous) – 202.396 NEW
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - 162.099
  8. Pokemon Sword / Shield + Expansion Pass - 148.050
  9. Minecraft (Microsoft) - 131.952 
  10. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics - 130.016
  11. Splatoon 2 - 108.213
  12. Super Mario Party - 103.813
  13. Bravely Default II (Square Enix) – 93.061 NEW
  14. Pikmin 3 Deluxe - 82.320
  15. Super Mario 3D All-Stars - 72.412
  16. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous) - 57.386
  17. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 56.624
  18. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe - 55.275
  19. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo) - 44.517
  20. Fitness Boxing 2 (Imagineer) - 43.243

TOTAL: 3.550.680
TOTAL HARDWARE: 1.225.836

  • Software in the Top 20 for Q1 will end up over 6 million
  • Hardware need an average of 95K per week to match last year's result in Q1
  • Momotaro will remain the best selling game of the year until the Monster Hunter Rise launch

TOP 10 2020 Switch Famitsu Q2:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons - 2.396.303
  2. Ring Fit Adventure - 328.387
  3. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics - 171.620 NEW
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 164.113
  5. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - 123.920 NEW
  6. Smash Ultimate - 114.495
  7. Splatoon 2 - 114.226
  8. Trials of Mana - 100.451 NEW
  9. Minecraft - 94.762
  10. Super Mario Party - 85.551

TOTAL: 3.693.828
TOTAL HARDWARE: 966.530

  • Last year Q2 was a slow period in terms of releases and momentum was mainly kept by continued demand for New Horizon
  • Only three new games managed to sell over 100K sales, while Hardware sold around 75K per week on average
  • This year there is at least 5 new games in Q2 that will have no problems surpassing 100K
  • Based on strong legs of Monster Hunter Rise and new releases I would expect to see a growth YoY


PAOerfulone said:

06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (Â¥5.980) - 13.575 / 3.699.547 (+1%)
07./04. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons # (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} (Â¥5.980) - 13.332 / 6.668.414 (-3%)

I think that's the first time since Animal Crossing came out that Mario Kart has beaten it head-to-head.

Looks like the sales domination from AC:NH is slowly coming to an end. Considering all the records it broke during it's reign, it can retire peacefully.