Hardware sales for the week between September 5 and September 11 presents a very overpowered Switch as total sales for the console ballooned to 182,876 units, buoyed by OLED’s massive sales for the week at 148,377 units sold (its best performance year to date) which is most likely set off by the release Splatoon 3. Switch consoles in total account to 98.2% of the total sales of all consoles combined here and has surpassed 26 million units sold as of the end of the week. It is on target to breach the 27 million mark by the end of the year. As for the rest, PlayStation 5 is down 85.89% to 2,864 units sold whereas Xbox Series is at 459 units sold, 91.56% fewer week-on-week. Both PlayStation 4 and New 2DS LL have climbed from the prior week to sell 11 units and 74 units respectively.
Sales of Hardware
|Hardware||Weekly Sales||Change||Lifetime Sales|
|PS5 Digital Edition||637||(↓65.77%)||264,810|
|Xbox Series X||175||(↓95.81%)||158,925|
|Xbox Series S||284||(↓77.51%)||165,246|
|New 2DS LL||74||(↑32.14%)||1,188,680|
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Splatoon 3 rocks the software chart hard with an incredible start of 1,934,680 copies sold in its first 3 days. Note that these are its physical sales alone, and when digital downloads are taken into account, the total sales the title had for the week will bump up to 3,450,000 copies according to Famitsu. The third-person shooter game serves as the direct sequel to the 2017’s Splatoon 2 and focuses on the event five years after its predecessor in a city called Splatsville (Source: Wikia). For more information about the game, make sure you check out its launch trailer below.
The Top 10 also sees one more new release being Alice Gear Aegis CS: Concerto of Simulatrix at Number 9 with its Switch edition selling 5,538 copies in its first 3 days. The action video game is also available on PlayStation 4 with more information about it can be learned by watching its promotional video down below!
Video Game Software Top 10
9. Alice Gear Aegis CS: Concerto of Simulatrix (NEW)
Lifetime Sales: 5,538
Developer / Publisher: MAGES.
Release Date: September 9, 2022
Link (JPN): CDJapan
Video Game Software Top 11 – 30
|Rank||Status||Title||Weekly Sales||Lifetime Sales|
|11||Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch||4,256||7,325,882|
|12||NEW||Alice Gear Aegis CS: Concerto of Simulatrix PS4
|13||Mario Party Superstars Switch||3,935||1,035,153|
|14||NEW||NBA 2K23 PS4||3,845||3,845|
|15||Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! Switch||3,239||2,714,883|
|16||SD Gundam Battle Alliance Switch
|17||Live A Live Switch||3,082||119,750|
|18||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Switch||3,034||2,076,290|
|19||Pokémon Legends: Arceus Switch||2,647||2,292,454|
|20||NEW||NBA 2K23 Switch||2,629||2,629|
|21||The Last of Us Part I PS5
|22||eBASEBALL Powerful Pro Baseball 2022 Switch||2,320||228,624|
|23||JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R Switch
|24||Earth Defense Force 6 PS5||2,266||31,128|
|25||Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Switch||2,241||1,017,851|
|26||NEW||Steel Rising PS5||2,220||2,220|
|27||NEW||Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Quest. Switch
|28||JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R PS4||2,154||9,186|
|29||Soul Hackers 2 PS4||2,137||38,111|
|30||Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness Switch
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