May 16th, 2018

Last week was one of those weeks for the Nintendo Switch in Japan, where the console sold more units than all other consoles combined. It shows you just how popular and dominating the console is in Japan right now.

The Switch sold over 53,000 units in Japan last week, the runner up, PS4, sold less than half of that. On the games front, Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze on the Switch was once again the best selling games.

Of the top 10 best selling games, 7 were on the Switch.

Here are the complete hardware and software sales numbers for last week in Japan.

  1. Switch – 53,113
  2. PS4 – 25,064
  3. PS4 Pro – 9,930
  4. New 2DS LL – 6,545
  5. Vita – 5,502
  6. New 3DS LL – 3,509
  7. 2DS – 731
  8. Xbox One – 161
  9. Xbox One X – 27

And the best selling games:

1. [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – 25,886 / 114,307
2. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 – 15,172 / 179,432
3. [NSW] Splatoon 2 – 12,966 – 2,310,403
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 10,383 / 1,532,201
5. [NSW] Nintendo Labo – Variety Kit – 9,818 / 158,385
6. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies – 9,414 / 492,230
7. [PS4] God of War – 6,473 / 98,579
8. [NSW] Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 5,754 / 986,181
9. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 – 5,580 / 79,882
10. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey – 4,597 / 1,721,235

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