Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 Sales Cross 5 Million as Splatoon 2 Opens Big

July 26, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Overshadowing a week where the PlayStation 4 crossed five million units sold lifetime, Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch moved more than 648,000 copies last week in Japan. As a result, Switch hardware sales more than tripled to 99,000.

Looking at the PS4 milestone, the number includes PS4 (4.69 million) and PS4 Pro (317,000) sales. Compared to the PS3, the PS4 reached 5 million units sold one week earlier (Week 179 vs Week 180).

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from July 17 to July 23, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 648,085
  2. Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy (3DS) – 70,867
  3. Hey! Pikmin (3DS) – 21,628 (87,494)
  4. Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Doko Nan Desu? (3DS) – 20,883
  5. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) – 19,049 (119,813)
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 12,980 (588,028)
  7. Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (LE Included) (Switch) – 10,247
  8. Arms (Switch) – 7,984 (177,987)
  9. Gundam Versus (LE Included) (PS4) – 6,665 (143,844)
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (LE Included) (Switch) – 5,989 (543,016)
  11. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 5,276 (3,295,102)
  12. Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] (PS4) – 5,013
  13. Ever Oasis (3DS) – 4,511 (18,835)
  14. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 3,354 (1,546,392)
  15. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 3,331 (1,180,284)
  16. Cars 3: Driven to Win (Switch) – 3,220
  17. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (3DS) – 3,201 (205,098)
  18. World Election (LE Included) (PSV) – 3,017
  19. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 2,792 (366,844)
  20. 1-2-Switch (Switch) – 2,636 (233,737)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. Nintendo Switch – 98,999 (31,906)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 23,841 (28,569)
  3. New 2DS LL – 17,717 (43,315)
  4. New 3DS LL – 13,108 (12,101)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 7,037 (7,649)
  6. PlayStation Vita – 4,545 (4,655)
  7. 2DS – 2,300 (1,901)
  8. New 3DS – 1,020 (1,242)
  9. Wii U – 176 (146)
  10. PlayStation 3 – 142 (129)
  11. Xbox One – 77 (200)

When do you think the PS4 will hit six million?

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