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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is 1st on Japanese sales charts

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the Nintendo Switch top Japan's software and hardware charts.

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Jak Connor
Published Fri, Jan 11 2019 4:30 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

We now have some numbers for the final week of 2018 in Japan regarding software and hardware sales. No surprise whatsoever, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sits upon the top of the software sales as well as the Nintendo Switch for the hardware sales.

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Media Crate has not released their numbers for the holiday sales margin, but Famitsu the Japanese video game magazine has. The sales numbers for both hardware and software only cover the last week of 2018 in Japan, ending on December 30th. The numbers showcase that the Nintendo Switch has taken first place for hardware sales with a hefty, 186,806 units sold. Beating the likes of the PS4 which came in at 75,683 units and the Nintendo 3DS with 11,775 units.

Moving onto software sales now, we have Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sitting upon the throne with 253,977 units, and in second place Super Mario Party with 86,265 units. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate also beat Splatoon 2, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu and Eevee! and Super Mario Odyssey. A full list of the sales for both hardware and software have been provided within the entirety of this post.

Software

01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) - 253.977 / 2.360.655

02. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) - 86.265 / 764.853

03. [NSW] Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! / Let's Go, Eevee! (Pokemon Co.) - 58.347 / 1.253.677

04. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} - 45.752 / 2.030.297

05. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) - 38.014 / 165.418

06. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) - 32.368 / 163.882

07. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) - 32.294 / 525.045

08. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) - 31.286 / 2.874.420

09. [PS4] Judgment (Sega) - 30.217 / 224.048

10. [PS4] God Eater 3 (Bandai Namco Games) - 15.335 / 174.834

11. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) - 14.063 / 1.179.692

12. [NSW] Go Vacation (Bandai Namco Games) - 13.041 / NEW

13. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo) - 11.555 / 1.900.206

14. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (Bandai Namco Games) - 10.018 / 270.415

15. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey (Nintendo) - 9.178 / NEW

16. [NSW] Diablo III (Blizzard Entertainment) - 9.151 / NEW

17. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo) - 8.448 / 664.815

18. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Pokemon Co.) - 6.225 / 2.433.279

19. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo) - 5.622 / 376.366

20. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2019 (Konami) - 5.831 / 155.245

Hardware

  • Switch - 186,806
  • PS4 - 75,683
  • 3DS - 11,775
  • Vita - 2,658
  • Xbox One - 362
NEWS SOURCE:gamingbolt.com

Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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