Last week's Japan charts are in, and they show Nintendo Switch holding onto the top spot in hardware sales with over 44,000 units sold. Even with a drop over 6,000 from the previous week, Switch sold almost three times as many machines as PlayStation 4, its nearest competitor. Sales in Japan have now topped 4 million units.

1 Switch – 44,033 (50,412)
2 PlayStation 4 – 17,457 (15,458)
3 PlayStation 4 Pro – 7,868 (8,398)
4 New 2DS LL – 5,517 (6,487)
5 PlayStation Vita – 3,992 (3,627)
6 New 3DS LL – 3,936 (4,070)
7 2DS – 756 (646)
8 Xbox One X – 77 (80)
9 Xbox One – 76 (102)

In software news, Kirby Star Allies' sales noticeably dropped in its third week, with around 25,000 fewer units sold than the previous week. With Kirby dropping from one to four, Detective Pikachu also drops four places from fourth to eighth following a sharp drop in sales.

1 [PS4] Super Robot Wars X (Limited Edition Included) – 89,259 (New)
2 [PS4] Far Cry 5 (Ubisoft, 03/29/18) – 75,474 (New)
3 [PSV] Super Robot Wars X (Limited Edition Included) – 54,042 (New)
4 [NSW] Kirby Star Allies – 50,437 (357,093)
5 [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) – 25,639 (2,191,686)
6 [PS4] Shining Resonance Refrain (Sega, 03/29/18) – 23,054 (New)
7 [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Limited Edition Included) – 18,851 (74,865)
8 [3DS] Detective Pikachu – 15,584 (57,597)
9 [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 14,486 (1,446,986)
10 [PS4] Monster Hunter: World (Limited and Bundle Editions Included) – 10,011 (1,994,226)
11 [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) – 9,373 (938,990)
12 [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 (Limited Edition Included – 9,108 (72,029)
13 [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) – 8,442 (1,675,896)
14 [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – 7,642 (32,549)
15 [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 7,362 (44,469)
16 [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon – 5,999 (1,605,916)
17 [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku (Limited Edition Included) – 4,604 (156,805)
18 [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege Advanced Edition – 4,441 (31,680)
19 [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch – 3,981 (137,570)
20 [NSW] 1-2-Switch – 3,979 (423,926)

So there are the latest charts from Japan? What do you make of Switch's performance in Japan and the sales of Kirby Star Allies and Detective Pikachu?

[via gematsu.com]