Aug 30th, 2017

Two weeks ago the Switch got into a sales slump in Japan, dropping to second place because of the worldwide shortages. The good news is that it’s back to the number one spot.

The Switch sold almost 70,000 units in Japan last week, more than double that of the PS4, which took the second spot.

Here are the hardware sales for last week:

  1. Switch: 69,654
  2. 3DS: 25,210
  3. PS4: 24,658
  4. PSV: 4,080
  5. Wii U: 117
  6. PS3: 83
  7. Xbox One: 63

And the top 10 best selling games last week:

1 [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch – 84.277
2 [NSW] Splatoon 2 – 54.443 / 1.004.180 (+60%)
3 [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 30.146 / 1.671.067 (-55%)
4 [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 22.600 / 1.314.402 (-54%)
5 [PS4] Megadimension Neptunia VIIR – 15.775 / NEW
6 [3DS] The Snack World: TreJarers – 14.764 / 137.972 (-42%)
7 [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> – 13.731 / 660.214 (+1%)
8 [PSV] Yomawari: Midnight Shadows – 8.255 / NEW
9 [PS4] Yomawari: Midnight Shadows – 8.066 / NEW
10 [NSW] Arms – 5.495 / 209.217 (-15%)

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