Famitsu Sales: 7/12/21 – 7/18/21 [Update]

Strong debuts for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

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

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Switch was the highest selling new release of the week, opening at 159,089 retail sales. Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi – Owaranai Nanokakan no Tabi for Switch followed at 107,319 sales.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 65,107 units, the PlayStation 5 family sold 10,107 units, the Xbox Series family sold 1,874 units, and the PlayStation 4 family sold 295 units. Next-generation consoles continue to face stock issues.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Nintendo, 07/16/21) – 159,089 (New)
  2. [NSW] Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi – Owaranai Nanokakan no Tabi (Neos, 07/15/21) – 107,319 (New)
  3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Capcom, 07/09/21) – 32,111 (169,787)
  4. [NSW] eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam (Konami, 07/08/21) – 20,711 (127,308)
  5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 12,164 (2,694,102)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 11,565 (2,056,556)
  7. [NSW] Game Builder Garage (Nintendo, 06/11/21) – 10,634 (168,387)
  8. [NSW] Mario Golf: Super Rush (Nintendo, 06/25/21) – 10,339 (139,787)
  9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,945 (3,919,253)
  10. [NSW] Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space (D3 Publisher, 07/15/21) – 9,379 (New)
  11. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 8,661 (2,269,857)
  12. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 7,022 (4,340,598)
  13. [NSW] Miitopia (Nintendo, 05/21/21) – 6,674 (194,179)
  14. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 6,323 (811,687)
  15. [NSW] Monster wo Taoshite Tsuyoi Ken ya Yoroi wo Te ni Shinasai. Shindemo Akiramezu ni Tsuyoku Narinasai. Yuusha Tai ga Maou wo Taosu Sono Hi wo Shinjiteimasu. (Experience, 07/15/21) – 5,754 (New)
  16. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 5,493 (6,825,157)
  17. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 4,733 (1,934,057)
  18. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 4,347 (2,289,813)
  19. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 4,141 (4,084,146)
  20. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 4,063 (747,605)
  21. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 4,062 (3,900,982)
  22. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 3,485 (1,839,423)
  23. [NSW] Samurai Warriors 5 (Koei Tecmo, 06/24/21) – 2,892 (58,462)
  24. [PS4] Samurai Warriors 5 (Koei Tecmo, 06/24/21) – 2,351 (72,727)
  25. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 2,226 (121,276)
  26. [NSW] New Pokemon Snap (The Pokemon Company, 04/30/21) – 2,189 (259,052)
  27. [PS4] Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco, 06/24/21) – 2,119 (31,665)
  28. [NSW] Spelunker HD Deluxe (Tozai Games, 07/15/21) – 1,927 (New)
  29. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 1,878 (115,141)
  30. [NSW] Moshikashite? Obake no Shatekiya for Nintendo Switch (Nippon Columbia, 07/01/21) – 1,730 (9,100)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 53,530 (16,600,519)
  2. Switch Lite – 11,577 (3,959,196)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 8,640 (753,017)
  4. Xbox Series X – 1,503 (46,796)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,467 (146,431)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 584 (1,168,563)
  7. Xbox Series S – 371 (16,238)
  8. PlayStation 4 – 295 (7,797,482)

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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