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The Media Create charts for Japan have rolled out as always, and for the second week running show a quiet retail scene at present in the country.

Starting with software we still have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in first place, finishing comfortably ahead of the evergreen Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross) and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch. The highest newcomer is Prey on PS4 which managed just over 7,000 sales, which gives you an idea of how low-key the charts are at present.

  1. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 28,781 (440,696)
  2. [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Capcom, 03/16/17) – 12,643 (1,479,189)
  3. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 10,849 (465,631)
  4. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (Bandai Namco, 04/27/17) – 7,470 (146,408)
  5. [PS4] Prey (Bethesda Softworks, 05/18/17) – 7,105 (New)
  6. [PS4] NieR: Automata (Square Enix, 02/23/17) – 4,740 (330,293)
  7. [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 04/20/17) – 4,400 (179,268)
  8. [PS4] Danganronpa 1•2 Reload (Spike Chunsoft, 05/18/17) – 3,880 (New)
  9. [PS4] Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition (Bandai Namco, 04/20/17) – 3,302 (55,979)
  10. [Wii U] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 3,286 (122,993)
  11. [3DS] Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (Koei Tecmo, 05/11/17) – 3,238 (11,837)
  12. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon (Nintendo, 11/18/16) – 3,043 (3,262,880)
  13. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 2,937 (211,793)
  14. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (Nintendo, 11/23/16) – 2,905 (178,852)
  15. [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars (Nintendo, 03/30/17) – 2,865 (92,829)
  16. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (Take-Two, 10/08/15) – 2,863 (336,943)
  17. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo, 12/01/16) – 2,774 (1,041,237)
  18. [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (Bandai Namco, 04/20/17) – 2,753 (76,436)
  19. [PS4] Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft, 03/09/17) – 2,468 (180,413)
  20. [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft, 12/10/15) – 2,426 (194,471)

Moving on to hardware we have a continuation of the status quo with the Nintendo Switch still leading, albeit currently settled on modest numbers (reminiscent of those regularly posted by New 3DS LL and PS4 in past months). The New 3DS LL is still holding off the standard PS4 for second place; results below have last week's sales in brackets.

  1. Switch – 26,114 (24,712)
  2. New 3DS LL – 13,922 (13,643)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 12,235 (12,334)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 4,989 (4,961)
  5. PlayStation Vita – 4,088 (4,114)
  6. 2DS – 2,732 (2,862)
  7. New 3DS – 1,406 (1,021)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 327 (325)
  9. Wii U – 184 (157)
  10. Xbox One – 103 (149)

A relatively quiet spell in the Japanese market, it's fair to say, and it'll be intriguing to see whether upcoming arrivals like ARMS prompt a sharp uptick in sales.

[via gematsu.com]