One more week, we already have the count of consoles and best-selling games in Japan. As is customary in Japanese territory, Nintendo switch remains the most successful console, above PS5 and Xbox Series X | S, and its exclusive game Monster Hunter Rise swept copies sold last week.
It is no surprise that Monster Hunter Rise is the best-selling game in Japan, since it is an excellent title within the saga and the franchise enjoys great popularity in that country. During the past week he managed to sell more than 227,000 units, for a total of 1.3 million games sold in Japan.
From behind, we find the successful man on the podium Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury already Momotaro Dentetsu for Switch, which until recently occupied the top two positions of the top. While they continue to be big hits, they are a far cry from Monster Hunter Rise in numbers.
The craze for Switch exclusives continues in fourth and fifth place, with two such titles as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Ring Fit Adventure, which managed to sell more than 10,000 units each. As sixth, we find the Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft, the title of Microsoft and Mojang.
Animal Crossing New Horizons and Super Smash Bros Ultimate They are in the seventh and eighth position respectively, showing that the Japanese public is still in love with Nintendo’s exclusive games, and especially if we talk about the multiplayer aspect.
Outriders, the new shooter from People Can Fly and Square Enix, has achieved a creditable ninth place, achieving its highest percentage of sales on PS5. In total, he managed to sell more than 6500 units in Japan, exceeding 6027 copies of Splatoon 2, which closes the top 10.
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In terms of hardware, Nintendo Switch managed to sell a total of 135,076 units over the past week, outperforming PS5 (20,755) and PS4 (1591). Further down, we find Xbox Series X | S with 159 units sold, up from 752 units of 3DS sold.
Monster Hunter Rise is available for Nintendo Switch from the past March 26 (PC will be out in 2022). You can read our monster review, or read some guides on the best foods in the game, layered armor, or how to hunt down Bishaten.
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