Sales for Switch machines are showing some signs of recovery, especially with Switch Lite which has been seeing growth for the past three weeks. While the vanilla edition has seen a slight dip from February 22 to February 28, sales have climbed by 12.26% week-on-week with 57,148 units sold. The highest it has achieved so far is still back between January 11 to January 17 where it sold 142,748 units. To date, from the 4th of January, the machine has sold 1,003,642 units in total.
Sales are down for PS5’s vanilla edition, while the Digital Edition recorded a small increase. Xbox Series and PS4 machines are all down for the week, while New 2DS LL experienced modest growth.
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Sales of Hardware
|Hardware||Weekly Sales||Change||Lifetime Sales|
|PS5 Digital Edition||3,887||(↑4.27%)||70,063|
|Xbox Series X||543||(↓62.00%)||28,426|
|Xbox Series S||23||(↓60.34%)||7,657|
|New 2DS LL||790||(↑14.81%)||1,157,505|
As for software, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! continue to decline as a whole. To date (from January 4), the two titles have sold 476,387 copies and 207,660 copies respectively. Last week’s top performer, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is down by 83.36% week-on-week whereas Bravely Default 2 saw a narrower drop in sales. Minecraft is another title that has seen sales falling. Ring Fit Adventure, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Pokémon Sword and Shield are all up.
Video Game Software Top 10
3. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (↓21.79%)
Lifetime Sales: 2,006,555
Release Date: November 19, 2020
Link (JPN): Amazon
Video Game Software Top 11 – 30
|Rank||Title||Weekly Sales||Lifetime Sales|
|11||Splatoon 2 Switch||8,268||3,804,870|
|12||Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Switch||5,075||654,740|
|13||The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Switch||4,839||1,789,500|
|14||Super Mario Party Switch||4,533||1,838,142|
|15||Super Mario 3D All-Stars Switch||3,960||568,992|
|16||Little Nightmares II Switch||3,953||41,938|
|17||DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition Switch||3,669||76,868|
|18||Little Nightmares II PS4||3,096||22,922|
|19||(NEW) Yakuza: Like a Dragon Hikari to Yami no Yukue International PS5||2,861||2,861|
|20||Human: Fall Flat Switch||2,097||124,843|
|21||Zelda Musou: Apocalypse of Disaster Switch||2,081||351,561|
|22||Pikmin 3 Deluxe Switch||2,045||547,171|
|23||Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise Switch||2,016||78,054|
|24||(NEW) Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX PS4||2,008||2,008|
|25||(NEW) Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX Switch||1,986||1,986|
|26||New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Switch||1,973||1,041,106|
|27||Super Mario Maker 2 Swtich||1,944||1,073,393|
|28||Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Switch||1,882||144,082|
|29||NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition PS4||1,815||110,680|
|30||(NEW) Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX Switch||1,805||1,805|
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