Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: September 20, 2021 to September 26, 2021

Most Video Game hardware records double digit growth between September 20 to September 26 with the PlayStation 4 leading in terms week-on-week change as its number of units sold jumps 54.48% to 1,641 units. Its fellow brethren, the PlayStation 5 vanilla and Digital Edition too have risen for the week by 41.06% and 28.99% respectively to see 26,481 units sold in total. Switch consoles have done the same as sales are up for the two as cumulative sales hit 46,297 units for the week. Xbox Series X and New 2DS LL are the only two machines to have fallen week-on-week.

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Sales of Hardware

HardwareWeekly SalesChangeLifetime Sales
Switch Lite10,003(↑12.25%)4,071,757
PS5 Digital Edition3,936(↑28.99%)174,094
Xbox Series X1,042(↓62.68%)62,385
Xbox Series S1,601(↑1.06%)32,624
New 2DS LL588(↓8.55%)1,174,071

Software sales have noted three two new titles making onto the chart with Sega’s latest title, Lost Judgment: Unjudged Memory topping the chart, placing both 1st and 3rd spots at 145,003 copies sold in total for its PlayStation editions! Lost Judgment: Unjudged Memory is the second installment of the Judgement series and serves as a direct sequel to the 2018 released Judgement video game. The game is also out and available worldwide including on Xbox One and Xbox Series. Do check out the promotional video down below if you have missed it!

At Number 2, you will find the Switch release of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot at 42,074 copies sold. The title was first released in Japan for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2020. On its first week of release at the time, its PlayStation 4 version made 89,537 copies sold. The Arata naru Kakusei Set also includes two additional episodes divided into two parts. Without further ado, the full list is as follows:

Video Game Software Top 10

1. Lost Judgment: Unjudged Memory (NEW)
Sales: 111,852
Lifetime Sales: 111,852
Developer: Sega
Platform: PS4
Release Date: September 24, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan
Link (ENG): SEGA

2. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + Arata naru Kakusei Set (NEW)
Sales: 42,074
Lifetime Sales: 42,074
Developer: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: Switch
Release Date: September 22, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan

3. Lost Judgment: Unjudged Memory (NEW)
Sales: 33,151
Lifetime Sales: 33,151
Developer: Sega
Platform: PS5
Release Date: September 24, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan

4. WarioWare: Get It Together! (↓31.81%)
Sales: 21,909
Lifetime Sales: 126,317
Developer: Nintendo
Platform: Switch
Release Date: September 10, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan
Link (ENG): Nintendo

5. Tales of Arise (↓54.04%)
Sales: 15,224
Lifetime Sales: 199,668
Developer: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: PS4
Release Date: September 9, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan
Link (ENG): Bandai Store

6. Minecraft (↑14.15%)
Sales: 12,937
Lifetime Sales: 2,204,855
Developer: Microsoft Japan
Platform: Switch
Release Date: June 21, 2018
Link (JPN): Amazon
Link (ENG): Amazon

7. Ring Fit Adventure (↑5.64%)
Sales: 12,489
Lifetime Sales: 2,843,132
Developer: Nintendo
Platform: Switch
Release Date: October 18, 2019
Link (JPN): Amazon
Link (ENG): Amazon

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (↑2.95%)
Sales: 12,108
Lifetime Sales: 4,063,247
Developer: Nintendo
Platform: Switch
Release Date: April 28, 2017
Link (JPN): Amazon
Link (ENG): Amazon

9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (↑14.64%)
Sales: 8,185
Lifetime Sales: 4,431,232
Developer: Nintendo
Platform: Switch
Release Date: December 7, 2018
Link (JPN): Amazon
Link (ENG): Amazon

10. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (↑1.91%)
Sales: 7,104
Lifetime Sales: 2,381,682
Developer: KONAMI
Platform: Switch
Release Date: November 19, 2020
Link (JPN): Amazon

Video Game Software Top 11 – 30

Rank Title Weekly Sales Lifetime Sales
11 Pokémon Sword and Shield Switch 6,125 4,147,257
12 Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Switch 5,535 890,581
13 Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch 5,140 6,887,858
14 Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Switch 4,913 804,102
15 Splatoon 2 Switch 4,565 3,948,813
16 Super Mario Party Switch 3,760 1,995,001
17 Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon PS4 3,309 46,959
18 Tales of Arise PS5 3,193 60,106
19 Nabi-tsuki! Tsukutte Wakaru Hajimete Game Programming Switch 3,052 239,178
20 The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Switch 2,976 1,877,859
21 BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Switch 2,753 18,151
22 (NEW) Death Stranding Director’s Cut PS5 2,658 2,658
23 Miitopia Switch 2,645 248,003
24 eBaseball Professional Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam Switch 2,438 193,921
25 DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition Switch 2,265 141,246
26 Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise Switch 2,244 148,170
27 Monster Hunter Rise Switch 2,224 2,326,057
28 Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom All In One Edition Switch 2,182 8,855
29 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Switch 2,173 1,098,303
30 Super Mario Maker 2 Switch 2,148 1,132,596

As usual, if you find any issues with the list above, please do not hesitate to let me know! Also, don’t shy away from dropping a comment or two down below and share your thoughts with us!

Source: Famitsu
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