Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: February 10, 2020 ~ February 16, 2020

The weekly sales stats for Video Games sold nationwide Japan for the period between February 10 and February 16 is finally out and available via Famitsu here. Be sure to pay the wonderful guys over at Famitsu a visit yeah!

Before moving on to the list, Famitsu also released an update with regards to the sales of hardware which is accessible here. And according to Famitsu, sales of Nintendo hardware which saw a significant climb for the period between February 3 and February 9 experienced a huge plunge for the non-Lite version. The week before, the system sold 79,352 units while for Feb 10 ~ Feb 16, it sold only 16,896 units. That is a dropped of 78.7%. Surprisingly sales of Nintendo Switch Lite have increased tremendously to 63,443 units sold from the week before, as for the period between Feb 3 ~ Feb 9, the unit only sold 21,609. That is a rise of about 66%. The following is the summary of hardware sales of Nintendo Switch:

1. Switch / 16,896 units (↓78.7%) (total sold: 10,850,585 units)
2. Switch Lite / 63,443 units (↑66%) (total sold: 1,354,641 units)

As for the sales of Video Games, the week saw Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39’s taking the top spot with 53,606 copies sold in Japan. Famitsu also noted that Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39 made a stronger debut compared to Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Future Tone DX which debuted with 33,527 copies sold in its first week back in November 22, 2017. Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39 is closely followed by Pokémon Sword and Shield which rose a spot to number 1 while Granblue Fantasy: Versus dropped 2 spots settling at number 3. There is a sharp decline of around 86% for Granblue Fantasy: Versus as it only sold 12,165 copies for the week.

Apart from that, the top 30 list also saw 2 new titles making into the list with Death end re;Quest2 at number 9 and Street Fighter V Champion Edition at number 11. For the full list, it is as follows:

1. Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39’s (NEW)


Sales: 53,606
Total Sales: 53,606
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39’s

2. Pokémon Sword and Shield (↑5.79%)
61WCNfhNbYL._SL1000_Sales: 24,534
Total Sales: 3,427,385
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Pokémon Sword and Shield
Link (ENG): Pokémon Sword and Shield

3. Granblue Fantasy: Versus (↓85.9%)


Sales: 12,165
Total Sales: 98,413
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Granblue Fantasy: Versus
Link (ENG): Granblue Fantasy: Versus

4. Minecraft (↑19.62%)
71vtquB4LXL._AC_UL320_Sales: 11,275
Total Sales: 1,263,898
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Minecraft (JPN)
Link (ENG): Minecraft (ENG)

5. Ring Fit Adventure (↓55.77%)
81KA4gVoLmL._SL1500_Sales: 10,238
Total Sales: 686,144
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Ring Fit Adventure
Link (ENG): Ring Fit Adventure

6. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch (↓2.93%)


Sales: 9,367
Total Sales: 151,548
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch

7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (↓1.94%)

Total Sales: 3,561,812
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (JPN)
Link (ENG): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (ENG)

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (↓4.07%)

Total Sales: 2,773,951
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

9. Death end re;Quest2 (NEW)

Sales: 7,003
Total Sales: 7,003
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Death end re;Quest2

10. Yakuza: Like a Dragon (↓35.37%)


Sales: 6,844
Total Sales: 235,303
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Special Column

Video Game Sales Top 11 – Top 30 (Title *Sales **Total Sales)

11. Street Fighter V Champion Edition *6,587 **6,587
12. Super Mario Party *6,130 **1,342,407
13. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot *5,241 **142,173
14. Splatoon 2 *5,144 **3,316,892
15. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild *4,628 **1,521,100
16. Luigi’s Mansion 3 *4,560 **599,257
17. Super Mario Maker 2 *4,229 **855,987
18. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 *3,694 **271,911
19. Fishing Spirits *3,524 **393,054
20. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe *3,202 **781,014
21. Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age *2,589 **487,981
22. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! *2,121 **445,326
23. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! *2,074 **1,701,325
24. Super Mario Odyssey *2,062 **2,070,726
25. 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim *1,921 **67,496
26. Fire Emblem: Three Houses *1,826 **289,042
27. Monster Hunter World: Iceborn Master Deluxe Edition *1,809 **434,121
28. Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV *1,776 **33,644
29. Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition [Low-priced Edition] *1,688 **19,927
30. Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town *1,559 **135,061

Blue = PS4
Red = Switch

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Source: Famitsu
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