Sword Shield

Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 23rd - 29th December (a little later than usual), revealing that Pokémon Sword and Shield managed to stay at number one over the Christmas period.

The two titles sold an estimated 243,476 physical copies over the period mentioned above and are showing absolutely no signs of slowing down. It was a great week for Nintendo all around, as Switch games made up the entire top ten, including new entry Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch.

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


1) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} - 243.476 / 2.988.134
2) [NSW] Luigi's Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} - 59.349 / 505.998
3) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} - 52.521 / 495.639
4) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} - 40.905 / 1.145.939
5) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} - 40.883 / 2.659.009
6) [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Sega) {2019.11.01} - 40.866 / 195.128
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} - 35.385 / 3.453.052
8) [NSW] Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo) {2019.12.27} - 34.696 / NEW
9) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} - 34.649 / 1.263.710
10) [NSW] Fishing Spirits: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.07.25} - 33.623 / 336.995


The Switch itself also sold well over the Christmas week, with the original and Lite versions shifting 234,268 units between them. Here are this week's figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 141,227 (10,338,048)
PlayStation 4: 59,123 (7,353,273)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 22,226 (1,394,970)
Xbox One S: 102 (20,602)
Xbox One X: 195 (18,642)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 93,041 (1,045,383)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 2,875 (1,104,413)
New Nintendo 3DS: 170 (5,885,915)
PlayStation Vita: 53 (5,863,022)

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[via famitsu.com, resetera.com]