Japanese Sales Chart: NieR Automata Was the #1 PS4 Game During Golden Week

May 10, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Golden Week belonged to Nintendo, with nine of the top 10 best-selling games for the week either available on Switch or 3DS. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch held onto #1, moving another 90,700 copies and bringing its two-week total to over 375,000.

The #1 PlayStation 4 game during the week was NieR: Automata, which placed in 10th and sold 7,245 copies (up from 6,168 the previous week). Automata’s lifetime total now sits at more than 320,000.

As for hardware, Nintendo Switch fell by nearly 29,000 units week-on-week, but it still managed to finish in first. PS4 sales rose by about 2,000, putting it in second place.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from May 1 to 7, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 90,652 (375,475)
  2. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS) – 31,271 (128,365)
  3. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 30,338 (1,451,544)
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Switch) – 21,926 (442,867)
  5. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (LE Included) (3DS) – 14,765 (169,154)
  6. Mario Sports Superstars (3DS) – 10,975 (86,477)
  7. Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (3DS) – 10,632 (69,723)
  8. 1-2-Switch (Switch) – 9,488 (205,446)
  9. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 8,134 (1,035,534)
  10. NieR: Automata (PS4) – 7,245 (320,497)
  11. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U) – 7,121 (116,313)
  12. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 6,940 (3,256,775)
  13. Dark Souls 3: The Fire Fades Edition (PS4) – 6,560 (48,662)
  14. Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4) – 5,413 (174,865)
  15. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 5,363 (716,405)
  16. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 5,314 (2,768,991)
  17. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (3DS) – 5,120 (173,009)
  18. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 4,051 (1,149,824)
  19. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 4,005 (560,524)
  20. Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV) – 3,851 (37,891)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. Nintendo Switch – 47,911 (76,679)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 20,963 (18,848)
  3. New 3DS LL – 20,457 (17,873)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 7,158 (5,994)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 6,991 (6,455)
  6. 2DS – 5,355 (4,101)
  7. New 3DS – 1,169 (1,089)
  8. Xbox One – 677 (101)
  9. PlayStation 3 – 407 (453)
  10. Wii U – 397 (543)

How much longer do you think the PS3 and Wii U will remain on the chart?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu (1), (2)]