It's been another big week for Nintendo in the Land of the Rising Sun as Kirby Star Allies storms back into first place following a drop to number four last week. Splatoon 2 jumps back into the top three now that the PS4 and PS Vita versions of Super Robot Wars X have dropped further down the charts.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has also re-entered the top ten (it was stuck at 11 last week), while Super Mario Odyssey jumps all the way from 13 to number seven in one week. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe also had a strong week, moving from nine to fourth place with almost 14,000 units sold. Here's the top 20 (with lifestyle sales shown in brackets):

[NSW] Kirby: Star Allies – 35,319 (392,413)
[PS4] Far Cry 5 – 26,732 (102,206)
3 [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) – 21,890 (2,213,576)
4 [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 13,849 (1,460,835)
5 [PS4] Super Robot Wars X (Limited Edition Included) – 11,063 (100,322)
6 [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) – 8,551 (947,541)
7 [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) – 8,211 (1,684,107)
8 [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Limited Edition Included) – 8,202 (83,067)
9 [3DS] Detective Pikachu – 6,959 (64,556)
10 [PSV] Super Robot Wars X (Limited Edition Included) – 6,564 (60,606)
11 [PS4] Monster Hunter: World (Limited and Bundle Editions Included) – 5,189 (1,999,415)
12 [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon – 5,062 (1,610,978)
13 [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – 4,789 (37,338)
14 [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 (Limited Edition Included) – 4,749 (76,778)
15 [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 4,630 (49,279)
16 [PS4] Shining Resonance Refrain – 3,951 (27,005)
17 [NSW] 1-2-Switch – 3,795 (427,721)
18 [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku (Limited Edition Included) – 3,757 (160,562)
19 [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege Advanced Edition – 3,596 (35,276)
20 [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch – 3,531 (141,100)

All those Switch software sales have secured another strong week for Switch. Despite selling 4,000 fewer units than last week, it sold four times as many consoles as PS4 in the same time frame. Check out the official list below (with last week's sales shown in brackets):

1 Switch – 40,016 (44,033)
2 PlayStation 4 – 9,530 (17,457)
3 New 2DS LL – 5,006 (5,517)
4 PlayStation 4 Pro – 4,970 (7,868)
5 New 3DS LL – 3,865 (3,936)
6 PlayStation Vita – 2,929 (3,992)
7 2DS – 551 (756)
8 Xbox One – 72 (76)
9 Xbox One X – 47 (77)

So there you have it, another week of strong sales for Switch software and hardware in Japan. Let us know what you make of these tasty figures below...

[via gematsu.com]