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Update: More chart data has now arrived for last week in Japan, showing that the Nintendo Switch managed to claim all of the top 20 spots in the software charts. In fact, Switch games make up 28 of the entire top 30, with just two PS4 titles spoiling Nintendo's party.

An updated chart can be found below.


Original Article (Thu 21st Jan, 2021 13:35 GMT): Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 17th January, revealing that the top ten has been entirely filled by Nintendo Switch titles once again.

Momotaro Dentetsu is still on top of the pile in what is becoming an increasingly familiar list; Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Ring Fit Adventure also remain in second and third places respectively, with other Nintendo heavy hitters doing the business elsewhere. This marks the fourth week in a row that Nintendo Switch games have taken all ten of the top-charting positions.

Here are the top 30 (first numbers are this week's estimated sales, followed by total sales):


  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 107,064 (1,617,601)
  2. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 36,009 (6,553,618)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 35,397 (2,237,398)
  4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 26,636 (3,601,699)
  5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 17,099 (4,109,327)
  6. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 15,295 (601,384)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 14,430 (1,774,814)
  8. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 11,640 (3,743,798)
  9. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 10,069 (1,797,617)
  10. [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 9,882 (3,929,246)
  11. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 8,283 (521,508)
  12. [NSW] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous, 11/12/20) – 7,117 (117,058)
  13. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 6,623 (543,257)
  14. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 6,339 (1,755,290)
  15. [NSW] Pokemon Sword and Shield + Expansion Pass (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 6,302 (188,086)
  16. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 6,175 (56,055)
  17. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 5,870 (1,019,072)
  18. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo, 11/20/20) – 4,593 (331,047)
  19. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (Sega, 12/10/20) – 4,453 (81,545)
  20. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 4,270 (50,841)
  21. [NSW] Family Trainer (Bandai Namco, 12/17/20) – 3,937 (35,990)
  22. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 3,530 (105,230)
  23. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 3,394 (1,057,732)
  24. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 3,253 (2,200,682)
  25. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (SIE, 11/13/20) – 3,029 (165,304)
  26. [PS4] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous, 11/12/20) – 2,809 (71,161)
  27. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 2,773 (357,813)
  28. [NSW] Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 2,645 (562,051)
  29. [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate 'Best Price' (Capcom, 11/15/08) 2,593 (123,316)
  30. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 2,545 (740,510)

Things are still going swimmingly for Switch on the hardware front, too, with another strong week for both the original model and the Switch Lite. Here are this week's figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

  1. Switch – 142,748 (14,789,817)
  2. Switch Lite – 27,943 (3,200,965)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 6,496 (230,645)
  4. PlayStation 4 – 3,405 (7,743,443)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 832 (53,629)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 546 (1,152,567)
  7. Xbox Series X – 143 (25,180)
  8. Xbox Series S – 17 (6,647)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 17 (1,575,565)

< Last week's charts

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[source famitsu.com, via gematsu.com]