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Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 16th - 22nd September, revealing that The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening has debuted right at the very top of the pile.

The game sold an estimated 141,375 physical copies to reach number one in the region, comfortably beating Monster Hunter in second place as the latter's sales pace finally starts to slow down a little. Link's Awakening also bagged number one in the UK this week.

Elsewhere, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was also a new entry for Switch, landing in sixth place overall.

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


1) [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Nintendo) {2019.09.20} - 141.375 / NEW
2) [PS4] Monster Hunter: World - Iceborne Master Edition (Capcom) {2019.09.06} - 39.594 / 319.915
3) [PS4] eFootball Winning Eleven 2020 (Konami) {2019.09.12} - 19.249 / 77.513
4) [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} - 14.905 / 629.714
5) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} - 12.266 / 3.266.380
6) [NSW] Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Level 5) {2019.09.20} - 11.237 / NEW
7) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} - 10.813 / 934.335
8) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} - 10.786 / 2.459.809
9) [NSW] Fishing Spirits: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.07.25} - 9.803 / 171.841
10) [PS4] Borderlands 3 (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2019.09.13} - 8.811 / 44.847


The Switch Lite has unsurprisingly given Switch sales a major boost this week, with an estimated 177,936 Lites flying off store shelves in just three days. Combined with the original model, the Nintendo Switch family sold a total of 239,740 units in Japan this week. Here are this week's figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

NEW: Nintendo Switch Lite 177,936 (177,936)

Nintendo Switch: 61,804 (9,033,763)
Playstation 4: 15,482 (7,119,276)
Play Station 4 Pro: 9,375 (1,280,068)
Xbox One X: 358 (16,907)
Xbox One S: 155 (19,087)

New Nintendo 2DS LL: 1,516 (1,077,981)
New Nintendo 3DS: 171 (5,884,203)
PlayStation Vita: 28 (5,862,556)

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[via famitsu.com, resetera.com]