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Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 10th - 16th February, revealing that the original Nintendo Switch model has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus, as warned by Nintendo.

Before we get into hardware sales, let's take our usual look at the software chart. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix managed to debut at number one this week, securing an estimated 53,606 sales. Pokémon Sword and Shield achieved another 24,524 sales to grab second place, and is still slowly edging its way towards Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's lifetime sales total.

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


1) [NSW] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix (Sega) {2020.02.13} - 53.606 / NEW
2) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} - 24.534 / 3.427.385
3) [PS4] Granblue Fantasy: Versus (Cygames) {2020.02.06} - 12.165 / 98.413
4) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} - 11.275 / 1.263.898
5) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} - 10.238 / 686.144
6) [NSW] Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo) {2019.12.27} - 9.367 / 151.548
7) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} - 9.155 / 3.561.812
8) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} - 8.548 / 2.773.951
9) [PS4] Death end re;Quest 2 (Compile Heart) {2020.02.13} - 7.003 / NEW
10) [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega) {2020.01.16} - 6.844 / 235.303


As noted above, the original Switch model took a pretty large hit this week, only managing to shift 16,869 units compared to last week's 79,352 as production woes take effect. Fans appear to have flocked towards the Switch Lite in its absence, with the compact console generating a mighty 63,443 sales this week compared to last week's 21,609. Here are this week's figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 16,869 (10,850,558)
PlayStation 4: 4,912 (7,406,541)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 2,920 (1,441,081)
Xbox One S: 19 (20,829)
Xbox One X: 22 (18,937)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 63,443 (1,354,641)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 712 (1,112,344)
New Nintendo 3DS: 45 (5,886,377)

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[source famitsu.com, via resetera.com]