Famitsu Sales: 5/17/21 – 5/23/21 [Update]

Rune Factory 5 opens at 102,853 retail copies sold.

Famitsu Sales: 5/17/21 – 5/23/21

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021.

Rune Factory 5 for Switch was the highest selling new release of the week, opening at 102,853 retail copies sold. Miitopia for Switch followed at 72,725 retail copies sold.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 99,118 units, the PlayStation 5 family sold 16,264 units, the PlayStation 4 family sold 1,298 units, and the Xbox Series family sold 1,176 units. Next-generation consoles continue to face stock issues.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Rune Factory 5 (Marvelous, 05/20/21) – 102,853 (New)
  2. [NSW] Miitopia (Nintendo, 05/21/21) – 72,725 (New)
  3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 26,253 (2,201,869)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 18,623 (2,586,777)
  5. [PS4] Resident Evil Village (Capcom, 05/08/21) – 16,332 (162,548)
  6. [NSW] Angelique Luminarise (Koei Tecmo, 05/20/21) – 12,844 (New)
  7. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 11,401 (2,191,728)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,361 (1,960,244)
  9. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 10,207 (749,349)
  10. [NSW] New Pokemon Snap (The Pokemon Company, 04/30/21) – 9,767 (221,745)
  11. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,289 (3,844,200)
  12. [NSW] Uncharted Waters IV with Power-Up Kit HD Version (Koei Tecmo, 05/20/21) – 6,865 (New)
  13. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 6,679 (4,285,272)
  14. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 6,261 (6,778,146)
  15. [NSW] Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed (Acquire, 05/20/21) – 5,558 (New)
  16. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 4,960 (1,893,317)
  17. [PS4] Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed (Acquire, 05/20/21) – 4,888 (New)
  18. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 4,869 (710,549)
  19. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 4,349 (3,868,221)
  20. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 3,649 (4,052,668)
  21. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 3,418 (101,705)
  22. [PS5] Resident Evil Village (Capcom, 05/08/21) – 3,377 (48,173)
  23. [PS4] NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… (Square Enix, 04/22/21) – 3,087 (154,203)
  24. [PS4] Judgment (New Price Version) (Sega, 04/22/21) – 3,053 (15,668)
  25. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 2,877 (591,417)
  26. [NSW] Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind + The Missing Heir (Nintendo, 05/14/21) – 2,864 (15,133)
  27. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 2,013 (1,818,207)
  28. [PS5] Judgment (Sega, 04/22/21) – 1,658 (14,749)
  29. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 1,576 (149,905)
  30. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 1,522 (595,771)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 65,889 (16,119,330)
  2. Switch Lite – 33,229 (3,827,800)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 12,232 (618,999)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 4,032 (123,727)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 1,298 (7,785,663)
  6. Xbox Series S – 637 (11,690)
  7. Xbox Series X – 539 (33,266)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 376 (1,164,458)

Update 10:05 p.m.: Famitsu has published the top 11 to 30 game software sales, which have been added to the post.

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