Famitsu Sales: 8/23/20 – 8/30/20 [Update]

The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki opens at 83,680 retail sales.

Famitsu Sales: 8/23/20 – 8/30/20

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of August 23, 2020 to August 30, 2020.

The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki for PlayStation 4 was the highest selling new release at 83,680 retail copies sold. To compare, previous entry The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV for PlayStation 4 opened at 85,161 retail copies sold in September 2018 according to Media Create sales numbers.

Also new this week, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition opened at 48,957 retail copies sold on Switch and 30,169 copies on PlayStation 4 for a total of 79,126 first week sales. And Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions opened at 16,678 copies on Switch and 13,828 copies on PlayStation 4 for a total of 30,506 sales.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 78,773 units, while the PlayStation 4 family sold 1,926 units, and the 3DS family sold 1,011 units.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki (Falcom, 08/27/20) – 83,680 (New)
  2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 53,594 (1,420,027)
  3. [NSW] Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition (Square Enix, 08/27/20) – 48,957 (New)
  4. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 34,401 (5,628,462)
  5. [PS4] Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition (Square Enix, 08/27/20) – 30,169 (New)
  6. [NSW] Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions (Bandai Namco, 08/27/20) – 16,678 (New)
  7. [NSW] Jump Force Deluxe Edition (Bandai Namco, 08/27/20) – 15,588 (New)
  8. [PS4] Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions (Bandai Namco, 08/27/20) – 13,828 (New)
  9. [PS4] Ghost of Tsushima (SIE, 07/17/20) – 13,226 (375,580)
  10. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 12,520 (349,010)
  11. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,136 (3,131,858)
  12. [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 7,310 (207,757)
  13. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 6,936 (3,717,997)
  14. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 6,830 (3,544,763)
  15. [NSW] Paper Mario: The Origami King (Nintendo, 07/17/20) – 6,432 (238,391)
  16. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,105 (3,809,943)
  17. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 5,715 (1,488,159)
  18. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 5,193 (1,538,146)
  19. [PS4] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 3,765 (174,299)
  20. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 3,567 (1,637,054)
  21. [NSW] KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! Labyrinth of Hope and the Gathering of Adventurers! Plus (Entergram, 08/27/20) – 3,189 (New)
  22. [PS4] Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS. Maxiboost ON (Bandai Namco, 07/30/20) – 3,091 (158,714)
  23. [PS4] Stellaris: Console Edition (DMM Games, 08/27/20) – 3,090 (New)
  24. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 3,054 (285,541)
  25. [NSW] Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 2,845 (483,458)
  26. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (01/11/19) – 2,777 (889,391)
  27. [PS4] Terminator: Resistance (Reef Entertainment, 08/27/20) – 2,486 (New)
  28. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 2,375 (958,504)
  29. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 2,206 (508,041)
  30. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 1,932 (26,269)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 54,734 (12,443,134)
  2. Switch Lite – 24,039 (2,552,280)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 1,817 (7,642,031)
  4. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 969 (1,729,444)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 109 (1,571,321)
  6. New 3DS LL – 42 (5,888,410)
  7. Xbox One X – 15 (20,760)
  8. Xbox One S – 13 (93,508)

Update 10:07 p.m.: Famitsu has published the top 11 to 30 game software sales, which have been added to the post.

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