April 19, 2021

Japanese Charts: Another Perfect Week For Nintendo Sees Super Mario 3D World On Top


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Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 14th March, revealing that Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury is still top of the pile.

The title continued its winning ways with another estimated 41,734 physical sales this week, down by roughly 12,000 from the previous week. It leads a top ten completely dominated by Switch games – including several that are exclusive to the system.

A-Train All Aboard! Tourism was the highest-placing new release of the week, debuting in fourth spot with an estimated 16,179 physical units sold.

Here are the top 10 (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by total sales):


  1. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 41,734 (518,121)
  2. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 25,287 (2,031,842)
  3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 18,802 (2,452,076)
  4. [NSW] A-Train All Aboard! Tourism (Artdink, 03/12/21) – 16,179 (New)
  5. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Marvelous, 02/25/21) – 12,917 (248,990)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,231 (3,726,462)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 10,947 (4,198,272)
  8. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 10,055 (6,690,200)
  9. [NSW] Bravely Default II (Square Enix, 02/26/21) – 9,720 (122,622)
  10. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,690 (1,852,323)

Switch continues to reign supreme in the hardware charts, too, although the PS5 isn’t far behind this time around. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

  1. Switch – 38,951 (15,315,653)
  2. Switch Lite – 33,659 (3,413,094)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 31,878 (407,223)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 5,973 (76,036)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 2,908 (7,770,323)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 872 (1,158,377)
  7. Xbox Series X – 650 (29,076)
  8. Xbox Series S – 68 (7,725)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 13 (1,575,689)

< Last week’s charts

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