Japan: Minecraft Switch Was The Bestselling Game Last Week, Top 13 Games On Nintendo Platforms

Japan: Minecraft Switch Was The Bestselling Game Last Week, Top 13 Games On Nintendo Platforms

Media Create has published their latest round of Japanese sales data for August 13 to August 19, 2018.

As we’ve mentioned earlier, the Nintendo Switch physical release of Minecraft was the No. 1 bestselling game in Japan at 25,948 copies. Lifetime sales for Minecraft Switch are now 212,170 copies at retail.

Interestingly, the 13 bestselling games last week are games either on Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS:

2. Splatoon 2 (NSW) – 24,188

3. Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version (NSW) – 21,109

4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NSW) – 20,346

5. WarioWare Gold (3DS) – 20,142

6. Mario Tennis Aces (NSW) – 18,520

7. Pro Yakyuu Famistar Evolution (NSW) – 13,259

8. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (NSW) – 12,111

9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NSW) – 9,682

10. Kirby Star Allies (NSW) – 8,707

11. Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (3DS) – 8,447

12. Octopath Traveler (NSW) – 8,002

13. Super Mario Odyssey (NSW) – 7,066

As with previous weeks, Nintendo Switch remains the top selling video game hardware in Japan, taking 57.2% of market share (54,647 units).

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