Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Stays in 1st, Hardware Sales Drop

May 17, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Thanks to a slow week, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe repeated at #1, moving more than 36,000 copies and bringing its lifetime total to 412,000. There were only five PlayStation games in the top 20, and it was NieR: Automata that came out on top, selling 5,000 copies.

Every piece of hardware saw big week-on-week drops, but the Nintendo Switch was still able to remain in 1st place with 24,700 units sold. PS4 finished in 3rd, selling 12,300 units (down 8,600 week-on-week).

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from May 8 to 14, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 36,440 (411,915)
  2. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 15,002 (1,466,546)
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Switch) – 11,916 (454,783)
  4. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS) – 10,574 (138,938)
  5. Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (3DS) – 8,599
  6. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (LE Included) (3DS) – 5,713 (174,868)
  7. NieR: Automata (PS4) – 5,056 (325,553)
  8. Dark Souls 3: The Fire Fades Edition (PS4) – 4,016 (52,678)
  9. Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (3DS) – 3,959 (73,683)
  10. Mario Sports Superstars (3DS) – 3,486 (89,964)
  11. 1-2-Switch (Switch) – 3,410 (208,856)
  12. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U) – 3,395 (119,708)
  13. Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4) – 3,080 (177,945)
  14. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 3,062 (3,259,837)
  15. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (3DS) – 2,939 (175,948)
  16. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 2,929 (1,038,463)
  17. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 2,880 (334,080)
  18. Rainbow Six Siege (PS4) – 2,527 (192,045)
  19. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 2,429 (2,771,420)
  20. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 2,146 (718,551)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. Nintendo Switch – 24,712 (47,911)
  2. New 3DS LL – 13,643 (20,457)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 12,334 (20,963)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 4,961 (6,991)
  5. PlayStation Vita – 4,114 (7,158)
  6. 2DS – 2,862 (5,355)
  7. New 3DS – 1,021 (1,169)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 325 (407)
  9. Wii U – 157 (397)
  10. Xbox One – 149 (677)

When do you think the PS4 will be back at #1 on the hardware chart?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]