Japanese Sales Chart: Ghost Recon Wildlands Debuts in 1st, Outsells Kingdom Hearts

March 15, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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Selling nearly 90,000 copies, Ghost Recon Wildlands was the #1 game in Japan last week, defeating fellow newcomer Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix, which moved 62,800 copies. For comparison, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 sold 137,800 copies in its first week when it released earlier this year.

The Nintendo Switch enjoyed another week at the top of the hardware chart, selling another 62,000 units and bringing its two-week total to 391,000. The Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, meanwhile, brought its two-week total up to 230,900 after moving 44,500 copies last week.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling games at retail plus how each system sold in Japan from March 6 to March 12, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4) – 89,791
  2. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4) – 62,770
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Switch) – 44,483 (230,862)
  4. Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) – 34,292 (151,289)
  5. 1-2-Switch (Switch) – 20,746 (100,282)
  6. NieR: Automata (PS4) – 20,523 (257,068)
  7. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U) – 17,482 (62,084)
  8. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 11,646 (3,200,916)
  9. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional (3DS) – 9,795 (172,853)
  10. Super Bomberman R (Switch) – 8,550 (45,173)
  11. Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (Switch) – 7,206 (32,812)
  12. Super Robot Wars V (Limited Edition Included) (PS4) – 6,331 (121,806)
  13. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 6,220 (297,547)
  14. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 6,009 (989,876)
  15. Resident Evil 7: biohazard (Grotesque Ver. Included) (PS4) – 5,523 (297,189)
  16. Super Robot Wars V (Limited Edition Included) (PSV) – 4,790 (101,336)
  17. Nioh (PS4) – 4,577 (133,401)
  18. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 4,558 (17,323)
  19. Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch) – 4,469 (17,323)
  20. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (3DS) – 4,333 (101,649)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. Nintendo Switch – 61,998 (329,152)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 28,902 (31,065)
  3. New 3DS LL – 18,360 (18,433)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 8,398 (9,889)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 6,398 (6,742)
  6. 2DS – 4,094 (4,147)
  7. New 3DS – 1,227 (1,268)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 639 (615)
  9. Wii U – 430 (565)
  10. Xbox One – 117 (147)

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix comes to North America on March 28 and Europe on March 31.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]