May 18, 2021

Japanese Charts: Momotaro Dentetsu Fends Off Cyberpunk 2077 As Switch Sales Rise Yet Again


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Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 13th December, revealing that Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! is still at the top of the charts.

The game (detailed here), now enjoying its fourth week at the summit, managed to fend off CD Projekt’s Cyberpunk 2077 to claim number one, outselling it by around 62,000 copies despite already being on sale for almost a month.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons remains Nintendo’s highest-placing title, selling another 71,455 physical copies as it reaches greater and greater heights. Elsewhere, Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 enters the charts in seventh place, selling more than 26,000 physical copies in its opening week.

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) – 166,774 (755,084)
  2. [PS4] Cyberpunk 2077 (Spike Chunsoft, 12/10/20) – 104,687 (New)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 71,455 (6,175,256)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 49,803 (1,969,790)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 31,896 (3,344,534)
  6. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 30,319 (367,461)
  7. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (Sega, 12/10/20) – 26,346 (New)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 25,427 (1,619,297)
  9. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 22,886 (3,926,512)
  10. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 22,414 (1,657,894)

On the hardware front, both Switch models saw yet another week-on-week rise in sales, with the base model selling an impressive 182,364 units. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

  1. Switch – 182,364 (13,834,191)
  2. Switch Lite – 47,334 (2,964,706)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 9,096 (7,692,463)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 9,025 (180,977)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,031 (43,407)
  6. Xbox Series X – 1,186 (24,431)
  7. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 528 (1,748,492)
  8. Xbox Series S – 225 (6,413)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 58 (1,575,366)
  10. New 3DS LL – 25 (5,888,898)
  11. Xbox One X – 20 (21,052)
  12. Xbox One S – 18 (93,717)

< Last week’s charts

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