Mario Kart 8 Deluxe crowned best selling Nintendo Switch game in Japan

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe crowned best selling Nintendo Switch game in Japan

Nintendo has released a press release in Japan, revealing sales data for Nintendo Switch hardware and software sold in Japan. The sales data was recorded between March 3 to June 25, 2017.

The first piece of news confirms what we’ve already known last week – Switch hardware has crossed the 1 million mark, with 1,016,473 units moved in total.

Secondly, Nintendo revealed the 5 best-selling Nintendo Switch titles in the country. Out of the 5, four are Nintendo titles and one is a Konami title. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes the top spot followed by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, 1-2 Switch, ARMS, and Super Bomberman R. The number of units sold per title can be found below.

1: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) April 28, 2017 launch
Estimated total number of units sold:501,614

2: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) March 3, 2017 launch
Estimated total number of units sold:460,480

3: 1-2-Switch (Nintendo) March 3, 2017 launch
Estimated total number of units sold:200,807

4: ARMS (Nintendo) June 16, 2017 launch
Estimated total number of units sold:154,845

5: Super Bomber Man(KONAMI)March 3, 2017 launch
Estimated total number of units sold:92,112

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