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Forums - Sales Discussion - Famitsu Sales: Week 41, 2022 (Oct 3 - Oct 9)

I remember a few years ago @tbone51 said wonder if Switch physical sofware sales top 20 Can hit 100 Million in Japan. On a later post on the same thread he said no I was overestimating things. But now it doesn't sound that crazy. There is at least 20 games over 1 million. Animal Crossing is over 7 million and the rest of he top 5 over 4 million. The top 15 is over 2 million Considering how quickly Splatoon 3 got to 3 million and the up comming games that might hit 5 million like the new pokemon games The Zelda sequel metroid prime 4 and some surprice hits there is a chance. It needs to average 5 million per game but if enough go over 5 the last few don't have to be that high.



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S3s total now must be near enough 5m. 



2022's winning streak comes to an end for Switch but it was predictable since it's going up against OLED release last year. Still very strong numbers.



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Solid opening for Nier Automata on Switch given it's a 5 and a half year old port.

Splatoon 3 looks destined to be the best selling Switch game in Japan by the time it's done.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023. (And over 130 million lifetime)

curl-6 said:

Solid opening for Nier Automata on Switch given it's a 5 and a half year old port.

Splatoon 3 looks destined to be the best selling Switch game in Japan by the time it's done.

If ACNH didn't exist maybe



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PS5/Xbox availability jumping around like a jojo in Japan.



Wyrdness said:

S3s total now must be near enough 5m. 

Definitely over. Digital was over 40% at launch. It probably topped 5mil the previous week.



I'm not impressed with Nier performance. But not surprised too.

It was not doing very good on Amazon and COMG preorders, plus, people are still busy purchasing Splatoon 3.



Top 30: https://gonintendo.com/contents/10795-famitsu-top-30-software-sales-october-3rd-to-october-9th-2022

  1. [NSW] Splatoon 3 (Nintendo, 09/09/22) – 120,564 (3,021,047)
  2. [NSW] NieR: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition (Square Enix, 10/06/22) – 30,218 (New)
  3. [NSW] Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Offline (Square Enix, 09/15/22) – 21,908 (188,782)
  4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 10,522 (4,865,680)
  5. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 6,857 (2,814,902)
  6. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival (Bandai Namco, 09/22/22) – 6,677 (46,673)
  7. [PS4] Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Offline (Square Enix, 09/15/22) – 5,483 (67,144)
  8. [PS4] FIFA 23 (Electronic Arts, 09/30/22) – 5,364 (27,085)
  9. [NSW] Hakuouki Shinkai: Ten’un no Shou (Idea Factory, 10/06/22) – 5,101 (New)
  10. [NSW] FIFA 23 Legacy Edition (Electronic Arts, 09/30/22) – 4,788 (16,571)
  11. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 4,777 (750,190)
  12. [NSW] Super Smash Bros Ultimate (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 3,638 (4,988,847)
  13. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) – 3,557 (901,022)
  14. [PS4] Valkyrie Elysium (Square Enix, 09/29/22) – 3,016 (26,311)
  15. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 2,909 (1,048,974)
  16. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN- (Falcom, 09/29/22) – 2,866 (39,127)
  17. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 2,554 (7,338,066)
  18. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 2,277 (3,284,560)
  19. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 2,167 (1,080,370)
  20. [PS5] Horizon Forbidden West (SIE, 02/18/22) – 2,044 (88,383)
  21. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 1,958 (2,726,444)
  22. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set (Capcom, 06/30/22) – 1,952 (275,773)
  23. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 1,880 (2,085,453)
  24. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 6 (D3 Publisher, 08/26/22) – 1,780 (102,841)
  25. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 1,747 (1,025,742)
  26. [PS5] FIFA 23 (Electronic Arts, 09/30/22) – 1,575 (8,953)
  27. [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco, 03/26/20) – 1,574 (162,461)
  28. [NSW] JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R (Bandai Namco, 09/01/22) – 1,568 (25,784)
  29. [NSW] Sword Art Online: Aliciziation Lycoris (Bandai Namco, 09/29/22) – 1,533 (7,403)
  30. [NSW] LIVE A LIVE (Square Enix, 07/22/20) – 1,525 (124,986)


NS - 23
PS4 - 5
PS5 - 2

Last edited by curl-6 - on 13 October 2022

Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023. (And over 130 million lifetime)