Jul 29th, 2017

Video game sales numbers for the first half of 2017 are out in Japan, and Nintendo is dominating the list. The top 5 best selling games of 2017 so far are all on Nintendo platforms, and four of those five are Nintendo first party titles.

The best selling game so far in 2017 is Monster Hunter XX, followed by another 3DS game: Pokemon Sun & Moon.

Of the top 10 best selling games so far in 2017, 8 are Nintendo titles, and 3 are Switch titles, despite the console releasing in March.

Here’s the full list:

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter XX – 1.640.005 (Capcom)
2. [3DS] Pokémon Sun / Moon – 527.862 / 3.774.084 (Pokémon Co.)
3. [SWI] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 501.614 / 501.614 (Nintendo)
4. [SWI] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 460.480 / 460.480 (Nintendo)
5. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS – 397.656  (Nintendo)
6. [PS4] Resident Evil 7: biohazard – 324.066 (Capcom)
7. [PS4] NieR: Automata – 311.906 (Square Enix)
8. [3DS] Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! – 263.790 (Nintendo)
9. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 215.297 (Level 5)
10. [SWI] 1 2 Switch – 200.807 (Nintendo)
11. [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn – 199.491 (SIE)
12. [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – 193.159 (Nintendo)
13. [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands – 186.810 (Ubisoft)
14. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD II.8 Final Chapter Prologue – 186.727 (Square Enix)
15. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 – Professional – 183.548 (Square Enix)
16. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X – 163.049 (Bandai Namco)
17. [PS4] Nioh – 162.336 (Koei Tecmo)
18. [SWI] Arms – 154.845 (Nintendo)
19. [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – 133.391 (Nintendo)
20. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 127.334 (Square Enix)

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