Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: November 18, 2019 ~ November 24, 2019

The weekly Japan Video Game sales ranking is now up and running available via Famitsu’s website here. Do pay the awesome guys there a visit!

Pokémon Sword and Shield held onto their number 1 spot after a splashing debut the week before while Death Stranding stumbled 3 spots to number 5. The long awaited and sequel to its previous iteration, Shenmue III had a modest launch sitting in at number 4 with 17,857 copies sold for the week in Japan. Persona 5 Royal dropped big time to number 20 from the week before (No. 10). DEEMO -Reborn- (No. 24) and Civilization 6 (No. 26) are some of the new titles other than Shenmue III making an appearance for the week.


1. Pokémon Sword and Shield
61WCNfhNbYL._SL1000_Sales: 382,540
Total Sales: 1,747,084
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Pokémon Sword and Shield
Link (ENG): Pokémon Sword and Shield


2. Ring Fit Adventure
81KA4gVoLmL._SL1500_Sales: 26,141
Total Sales: 290,081
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Ring Fit Adventure
Link (ENG): Ring Fit Adventure


3. Luigi’s Mansion 3
61dqmAbKfUL._SL1004_Sales: 23,872
Total Sales: 258,919
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Luigi’s Mansion 3
Link (ENG): Luigi’s Mansion 3


4. Shenmue III
71z8nzF1z6L._SL1000_Sales: 17,857
Total Sales: 17,857
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Shenmue III
Link (ENG): Shenmue III


5. Death Stranding
71HAcZh+A7L._SL1500_Sales: 12,520
Total Sales: 235,811
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Death Stranding
Link (ENG): Death Stranding


6. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
816NyNC9OKL._SL1500_Sales: 10,321
Total Sales: 37,082
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Link (ENG): Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order


7. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
814foUvPf7L._SL1500_Sales: 8,826
Total Sales: 51,582
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Link (ENG): Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020


8. Super Mario Party
71zJV8f+iXL._SL1004_Sales: 8,576
Total Sales: 1,154,354
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Super Mario Party
Link (ENG): Super Mario Party


9. Minecraft
71vtquB4LXL._AC_UL320_Sales: 8,512
Total Sales: 1,011,672
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Minecraft (JPN)
Link (ENG): Minecraft (ENG)


10. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 71H5KLn0c1L._AC_UL320_Sales: 7,360
Total Sales: 2,533,458
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Mario Kart 8 Deluxe


Special Column

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

11. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate *7,005 **3,338,699
12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare *6,186 **187,351
13. Fishing Spirits *5,663 **224,818
14. Super Mario Maker 2 *5,209 **700,152
15. Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age *3,913 **435,719
16. Splatoon 2 *3,759 **3,190,263
17. Fortnite – Darkfire Bundle *3,680 **13,718
18. Need for Speed: Heat *3,604 **27,548
19. Disney Tsum Tsum Festival *3,466 **67,156
20. Persona 5 Royal *3,461 **232,217
21. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! *3,324 **1,664,479
22. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild *3,273 **1,442,852
23. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe *2,948 **708,948
24. DEEMO -Reborn- *2,725 **2,725
25. Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town *2,440 **101,760
26. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI *2,039 **2,039
27. Monster Hunter World: Iceborn Master Deluxe Edition *2,010 **397,646
28. Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Pop-Up Book and the Secret Child – Let’s Play the Worlds of Picture Books in a Game! *1,959 **7,249
29. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu *1,827 **180,169
30. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! *1,725 **385,924

Blue = PS4
Red = Switch


Any thoughts on the list? Do share your thoughts in the comment section below!

Source: Famitsu

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