Famitsu Sales: 1/25/21 – 1/31/21 [Update]

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny opens at 39,312 retail sales.

Famitsu Sales: 1/25/21 – 1/31/21

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of January 25, 2021 to January 31, 2021.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny was the highest selling new release of the week, opening at 23,551 copies on Switch and 15,761 copies on PlayStation 4 for a total of 39,312 opening retail sales. To compare, Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance opened at 22,725 sales on PlayStation 4 in April 2015.

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! remained the best-selling game for the eleventh consecutive week with an additional 73,362 units moved.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 114,170 units, the PlayStation 5 family sold 25,948 units, the PlayStation 4 family sold 3,603 units, and the Xbox Series family sold 1,099 units. Next-generation consoles continue to face stock issues.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 73,362 (1,789,756)
  2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 42,124 (2,316,011)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 25,151 (6,606,006)
  4. [NSW] Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Nippon Ichi Software, 01/28/21) – 23,551 (New)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 17,503 (3,638,441)
  6. [PS4] Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Nippon Ichi Software, 01/28/21) – 15,761 (New)
  7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 11,220 (4,133,863)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,546 (1,797,233)
  9. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 10,411 (623,205)
  10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 9,514 (3,762,719)
  11. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 9,163 (3,947,256)
  12. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 6,662 (1,811,902)
  13. [NSW] Buddy Mission: BOND (Nintendo, 01/29/21) – 6,531 (New)
  14. [NSW] Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous, 11/12/20) – 6,056 (128,442)
  15. [NSW] Umineko When They Cry Saku: Nekobako to Musou no Koukyoukyoku (Entergram, 01/28/21) – 5,821 (New)
  16. [NSW] Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne (Spike Chunsoft, 01/28/21) – 5,083 (New)
  17. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 5,032 (1,765,762)
  18. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 4,834 (532,285)
  19. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 4,340 (64,698)
  20. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 4,164 (112,345)
  21. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 4,114 (551,663)
  22. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 4,072 (1,027,859)
  23. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) – 3,963 (58,653)
  24. [NSW] Gal Gun Returns (Inti Creates, 01/28/21) – 3,718 (New)
  25. [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Koei Tecmo, 11/20/20) – 3,429 (338,046)
  26. [PS4] Umineko When They Cry Saku: Nekobako to Musou no Koukyoukyoku (Entergram, 01/28/21) – 3,361 (New)
  27. [PS4] Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne (Spike Chunsoft, 01/28/21) – 2,868 (New)
  28. [NSW] Marchen Forest: Mylne and the Forest Gift (Clouded Leopard Entertainment, 01/28/21) – 2,686 (New)
  29. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 2,652 (2,206,067)
  30. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield + Expansion Pass (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 2,584 (194,310)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 87,463 (14,964,665)
  2. Switch Lite – 26,707 (3,251,098)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 23,619 (269,576)
  4. PlayStation 4 – 3,854 (7,750,544)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 2,329 (57,994)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 588 (1,153,594)
  7. Xbox Series X – 562 (26,128)
  8. Xbox Series S – 537 (7,222)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 19 (1,575,600)

Update 9:15 p.m.: Famitsu has published the top 11 to 30 game software sales, which have been added to the post.

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