Monster Hunter Rise
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It's that time of year where companies reveal all sorts of data about consumer spending habits, and on the Switch front, Nintendo has shared the top 30 best-selling games on the Japanese eShop in 2021.

Capcom's latest entry in the Monster Hunter series took out the top spot and following this were all sorts of games ranging from Among Us, Pokémon and the Japan-exclusive Momontaro Dentetsu.

Further down the list there's Super Smash Bros., Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Zelda and even Game Build Garage. Metroid Dread and Undertale also made it. Here it is in full:

  1. Monster Hunter Rise
  2. Among Us
  3. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
  4. Momontaro Dentetsu
  5. Pokémon Shining Pearl
  6. Human: Fall Flat
  7. Super Mario 3D World + Fury World
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. Minecraft
  10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  11. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics
  12. Mario Party Superstars
  13. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  15. Overcooked 2
  16. New Pokémon Snap
  17. Splatoon 2
  18. Monster Hunter Stories 2 - Wings of Ruin
  19. Just Two Of Us! Nyanko Great War
  20. Fitness Boxing 2
  21. Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town
  22. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
  23. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  24. Dragon Quest III
  25. Pokémon Sword
  26. Game Builder Garage
  27. Super Mario Party
  28. Metroid Dread
  29. Undertale
  30. Miitopia

What do you think of Japan's top 30 best-selling games on the eShop in 2021? Have you got any of these titles yourself in digital form? Leave a comment down below.

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