Famitsu Sales: 3/22/21 – 3/28/21 [Update]

A massive sales week for Switch and Monster Hunter Rise.

Famitsu Sales: 3/22/21 – 3/28/21

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of March 22, 2021 to March 28, 2021.

Monster Hunter Rise for Switch was the highest selling new release of the week, opening at 1,302,132 units sold. In comparison, Monster Hunter: World sold 1,350,412 retail copies on PlayStation 4 in its first three days of release in Japan.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold a massive 267,497 units thanks to the release of Monster Hunter Rise, the PlayStation 5 family sold 62,295 units, the PlayStation 4 family sold 2,189 units, and the Xbox Series family sold 1,279 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) – 1,302,132 (New)
  2. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 37,166 (592,683)
  3. [NSW] The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬: Summer Memories Also Come in Five (Mages., 03/25/21) – 20,374 (New)
  4. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 20,179 (2,072,296)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,207 (3,751,594)
  6. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 12,632 (2,479,573)
  7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 11,145 (6,710,861)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 11,096 (1,872,739)
  9. [PS4] The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬: Summer Memories Also Come in Five (Mages., 03/25/21) – 10,378 (New)
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 10,270 (4,218,939)
  11. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,472 (4,014,376)
  12. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 6,906 (3,825,969)
  13. [NSW] SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays Platinum Edition (Bandai Namco, 03/25/21) – 6,229 (New)
  14. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Marvelous, 02/25/21) – 6,080 (262,501)
  15. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 4,895 (668,725)
  16. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 4,626 (1,850,769)
  17. [NSW] Little Nightmares II (Bandai Namco, 02/10/21) – 4,438 (56,273)
  18. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 4,123 (578,850)
  19. [NSW] Apex Legends Champion Edition (Electronic Arts, 03/18/21) – 3,983 (15,648)
  20. [NSW] Bravely Default II (Square Enix, 02/26/21) – 3,689 (131,317)
  21. [NSW] Densha de GO!! Hashirou Yamanote Sen (Square Enix, 03/18/21) – 3,372 (27,765)
  22. [PS4] SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays Platinum Edition (Bandai Namco, 03/25/21) – 3,123 (New)
  23. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 3,100 (1,799,930)
  24. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) – 2,582 (132,714)
  25. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 2,468 (1,047,483)
  26. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 2,449 (1,079,655)
  27. [NSW] LoverPretend (Idea Factory, 03/25/21) – 2,422 (New)
  28. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/21) – 2,409 (552,910)
  29. [NSW] Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise (Imagineer, 12/03/20) – 2,365 (84,360)
  30. [NSW] Family Trainer (Bandai Namco, 12/17/20) – 2,170 (51,926)

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch – 190,133 (15,558,365)
  2. Switch Lite – 77,364 (3,526,983)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 51,931 (485,476)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 10,364 (94,735)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 2,174 (7,775,056)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 933 (1,160,124)
  7. Xbox Series S – 847 (9,373)
  8. Xbox Series X – 432 (30,636)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 15 (1,575,723)

Update 10:04 p.m.: Famitsu has published the top 11 to 30 game software sales, which have been added to the post.

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