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Japanese chart figures are now in for 15th - 21st April, revealing that the Nintendo Switch has now surpassed 8 million sales in the region.

Before we jump into console sales, let's quickly take a look at this week's top ten. Famitsu reports that this week's new release, Langrisser I & II, shifted 9,031 copies on Switch to debut in sixth place; the PS4 version sold better, reaching second in the chart. Elsewhere, familiar Nintendo titles take up several of the top spots.

Here are the top 10 (first numbers are this week's sales, followed by total sales):


1) [PS4] Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain (D3Publisher) {2019.04.11} - 12.923 / 68.496
2) [PS4] Langrisser I & II (Kadokawa Games) {2019.04.18} - 11.902 / NEW
3) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} - 11.080 / 3.029.577
4) [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit (Nintendo) {2019.04.12} - 9.074 / 35.708
5) [NSW] Yoshi's Crafted World (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} - 9.061 / 100.733
6) [NSW] Langrisser I & II (Kadokawa Games) {2019.04.18} - 9.031 / NEW
7) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} - 8.532 / 737.500
8) [NSW] Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.04} - 8.161 / 93.283
9) [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software) {2019.03.22} - 7.654 / 231.649
10) [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} - 7.299 / 575.844


On the hardware front, Switch sold an estimated 40,338 units this week, narrowly pushing it over the 8 million milestone. The PlayStation 4 family of consoles (so including the Pro) has sold 8,033,587 units in the country to date, meaning that the Switch should overtake its lifetime sales in the next week or two should current trends continue.

Here are this week's figures, followed by last week's in brackets:

1) Switch – 40,388 (54,101)
2) PlayStation 4 – 6,702 (6,662)
3) PlayStation 4 Pro – 4,661 (5,131)
4) New 2DS LL – 2,600 (2,676)
5) New 3DS – 632 (664)
6) PlayStation Vita – 571 (575)
7) Xbox One X – 44 (47)
8) Xbox One S – 39 (19)

< Last week's charts

Any surprises this week? Do you think Switch will overtake PS4 next week? Let us know in the comments.

[via resetera.com]