Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: February 3, 2020 ~ February 9, 2020


The weekly Video Game ranking for the period between February 3 and February 9 is finally out and available through Famitsu here. Do pay the awesome guys over at Famitsu a visit yeah!

The week saw Granblue Fantasy: Versus taking the top spot with a total of 86,248 copies sold nationwide Japan. Note that Granblue Fantasy: Versus is the only new entry for the week’s list. Sales however, remained slow going into February. To compare, Ring Fit Adventure sold 30,111 copies the week before, for the period as mentioned above it managed to sell only 23,149 copies, down 23%. Likewise, sales for Pokémon Sword and Shield plunged 21% to 23,114 copies for the week.

Although some titles have seen an increase. For instance, Super Mario Party sold 6,132 copies, a 6% increase over last week’s, most have seen a decline. Apart from that, Famitsu had also released the sales of hardware and it is as below:

Sales of Hardware

1. Switch / 79,352 units (total sold: 10,833,689 units)
2. Switch Lite / 21,609 units (total sold: 1,291,198 units)
3. PS4 / 4,379 units (total sold: 7,301,629 units)
4. PS4 Pro / 2,628 units (total sold: 1,438,161 units)
5. Xbox One S / 42 units (total sold: 92,812 units)
6. Xbox One X / 24 units (total sold: 18,915 units)

On the other hand, 2DS and 3DS are as follows:

  • New 2DS LL / 524 units (total sold: 1,697,341 units)
  • New 3DS LL / 56 units (total sold: 5,886,332 units)

Famitsu has also noted that both Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite have managed to sell 100,961 units for the week which is 1.3 times higher than the previous week surpassing 100,000 for the first time in three weeks. According to Famitsu, this may be attributable to Nintendo’s announcement on February 6, 2020 that, the production and shipment of Nintendo Switch will delayed due to the spread of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia).

The following is the full list of the top 30 Video Game sold in Japan for the week between February 3 and February 9:

1. Granblue Fantasy: Versus


Sales: 86,248
Total Sales: 86,248
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Granblue Fantasy: Versus
Link (ENG): Granblue Fantasy: Versus

2. Ring Fit Adventure
81KA4gVoLmL._SL1500_Sales: 23,149
Total Sales: 675,906
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Ring Fit Adventure
Link (ENG): Ring Fit Adventure

3. Pokémon Sword and Shield
61WCNfhNbYL._SL1000_Sales: 23,114
Total Sales: 3,402,851
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Pokémon Sword and Shield
Link (ENG): Pokémon Sword and Shield

4. Yakuza: Like a Dragon


Sales: 10,589
Total Sales: 228,459
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Yakuza: Like a Dragon

5. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch


Sales: 9,650
Total Sales: 142,181
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch

6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 71utlQnFxOL._AC_UL320_Sales: 9,336
Total Sales: 3,552,657
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (JPN)
Link (ENG): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (ENG)

7. Minecraft
71vtquB4LXL._AC_UL320_Sales: 9,063
Total Sales: 1,252,623
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Minecraft (JPN)
Link (ENG): Minecraft (ENG)

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 71H5KLn0c1L._AC_UL320_Sales: 8,911
Total Sales: 2,765,403
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

9. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot


Sales: 7,860
Total Sales: 136,932
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Link (ENG): Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

10. Super Mario Party
71zJV8f+iXL._SL1004_Sales: 6,132
Total Sales: 1,336,277
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Super Mario Party
Link (ENG): Super Mario Party

Special Column

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

11. Splatoon 2 *4,900 **3,311,748
12. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild *4,723 **1,516,472
13. Luigi’s Mansion 3 *4,575 **594,697
14. Super Mario Maker 2 *3,854 **851,758
15. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 *3,582 **268,217
16. Fishing Spirits *3,564 **389,530
17. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe *3,089 **777,812
18. Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age *2,559 **485,392
19. Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV *2,496 **31,868
20. 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim *2,160 **65,575
21. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! *1,851 **443,205
22. Fire Emblem: Three Houses *1,824 **287,216
23. Super Mario Odyssey *1,787 **2,068,664
24. Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition [Low-priced Edition] *1,657 **18,239
25. Jikkyo Powerful Pro Yakyu *1,641 **225,614
26. Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town *1,533 **133,502
27. Monster Hunter World: Iceborn Master Deluxe Edition *1,499 **432,312
28. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! *1,457 **1,699,251
29. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore *1,397 **27,017
30. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening *1,375 **263,917

Blue = PS4
Red = Switch

Also to take note, according to Granblue Fantasy: Versus official Twitter account, sales have exceeded 150,000 copies. The number is inclusive of physical version and the downloadable version of the game:

To many of our patrons, as of today, GBVS has exceeded 150,000 of sales! Thank you!
From here on, we have plans for various fun updates for you, so please look forward to it!
*The sales is the total of package shipments and DL versions sold

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Source: Famitsu
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