March 1, 2021

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing Thwarted By Momotaro Dentetsu And Derby Stallion


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Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 30th November – 6th December, revealing that Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! has secured top spot for a third week in a row.

The railroad management game is showing no signs of slowing down, selling another 115,884 physical copies this week. It’s managed to outsell new release Derby Stallion and Nintendo’s very own Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which is forced to settle for third place.

Elsewhere, Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy is another new Switch release which has debuted in sixth place, a couple of spots below its PS4 counterpart.

Here are the top 10 (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) – 115,884 (588,310)
  2. [NSW] Derby Stallion (Game Addict, 12/03/20) – 74,244 (New)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 57,104 (6,103,801)
  4. [PS4] Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy (Koei Tecmo, 12/03/20) – 43,987 (New)
  5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 40,176 (1,919,987)
  6. [NSW] Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy (Koei Tecmo, 12/03/20) – 30,643 (New)
  7. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 28,612 (New)
  8. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo, 11/20/20) – 23,276 (237,158)
  9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 23,180 (3,312,638)
  10. [PS4] Densha de GO!! Hashirou Yamanote Sen (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 21,592 (New)

Both Switch consoles managed to sell more units than they did last week, and now make up the top two positions in the hardware charts. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

  1. Switch – 167,088 (13,651,827)
  2. Switch Lite – 37,534 (2,917,372)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 7,514 (171,952)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 4,379 (41,376)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 2,986 (7,683,367)
  6. Xbox Series X – 1,388 (23,245)
  7. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 463 (1,747,964)
  8. Xbox Series S – 234 (6,188)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 69 (1,575,308)
  10. New 3DS LL – 27 (5,888,873)
  11. Xbox One X – 17 (21,032)
  12. Xbox One S – 11 (93,699)

< Last week’s charts

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