Jan 18th, 2018

Game sales totals for 2017 in Japan are now out and boy is Nintendo dominating that country’s gaming business. Nintendo games represented 9 out of the top 10 best selling games in 2017. The only non-Nintendo game was Dragon Quest on the PS4.

See also: Console sales in Japan are up 172% in 2017 thanks to the Nintendo Switch

Without further ado, here are the best selling games of 2017 in Japan.

  1. Pokémon Ultra Sun Moon (3DS) – 2,003,607
  2. Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 1,752,096
  3. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (3DS) – 1,744,603
  4. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 1,684,991
  5. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (PS4) – 1,336,180
  6. Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) – 1,324,280
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 1,103,744
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) – 688,044
  9. Pokémon Sun Moon (3DS) 576,506
  10. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 423,073

Does anything on the list surprise you? Let us know in the comments section below!

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