Famitsu Sales: 4/12/21 – 4/18/21 [Update]

Monster Hunter Rise remains on top. Winning Post 9 2021 tops new launches.

Monster Hunter Rise

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of April 12, 2021 to April 18, 2021.

Monster Hunter Rise for Switch was the top seller for the fourth week following its debut, selling an additional 110,050 retail copies, reaching 1,884,113 total sales. In comparison, Monster Hunter: World sold 85,762 retail copies on PlayStation 4 in its fourth week back in February 2018, reaching 1,774,188 total sales.

Winning Post 9 2021 was the only new title to chart in the top 10 this week, opening at 11,839 sales on Switch and 10,698 sales on PlayStation 4 for total of 22,537 opening retail sales.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 94,057 units, the PlayStation 5 family sold 22,095 units, the PlayStation 4 family sold 1,660 units, and the Xbox Series family sold 545 units. Next-generation consoles continue to face stock issues.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 110,050 (1,884,113)
  2. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 16,536 (658,642)
  3. [NSW] Winning Post 9 2021 (Koei Tecmo, 04/15/21) – 11,839 (New)
  4. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 11,141 (2,112,646)
  5. [PS4] Winning Post 9 2021 (Koei Tecmo, 04/15/21) – 10,698 (New)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,509 (3,783,621)
  7. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 8,973 (2,510,422)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,957 (1,901,357)
  9. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 7,243 (6,735,163)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,682 (4,242,726)
  11. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 4,196 (3,840,975)
  12. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 4,080 (4,027,992)
  13. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 3,813 (680,881)
  14. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 3,297 (1,861,709)
  15. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Marvelous, 02/25/21) – 2,425 (272,267)
  16. [NSW] Little Nightmares II (Bandai Namco, 02/10/21) – 2,261 (64,558)
  17. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 1,950 (1,806,937)
  18. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 1,910 (89,592)
  19. [NSW] Apex Legends Champion Edition (Electronic Arts, 03/18/21) – 1,839 (22,921)
  20. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 1,692 (138,877)
  21. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 1,687 (89,749)
  22. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 1,681 (1,085,887)
  23. [PS4] The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match (SNK, 04/15/21) – 1,588 (New)
  24. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 1,586 (1,052,827)
  25. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 1,525 (2,225,910)
  26. [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 1,390 (297,187)
  27. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/21) – 1,242 (557,264)
  28. [NSW] Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 1,240 (579,714)
  29. [NSW] Gear.Club Unlimited 2 Ultimate Edition (3goo, 04/15/21) – 1,236 (New)
  30. [NSW] Bravely Default II (Square Enix, 02/26/21) – 1,233 (136,091)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 56,707 (15,735,989)
  2. Switch Lite – 37,350 (3,674,751)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 19,064 (534,073)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,031 (104,548)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 1,660 (7,779,737)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 498 (1,161,996)
  7. Xbox Series S – 405 (10,099)
  8. Xbox Series X – 140 (31,185)

Update 10:20 p.m.: Famitsu has published the top 11 to 30 game software sales, which have been added to the post.

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