Pokemon sword and shield recall first place in Japanese charts


The hardware sales of the switch also see a certain bump.

Famitsu has published its latest weekly charts for the sale of video game software and hardware in Japan and in the software area. Pokemon sword and shield are climbed back to the pole position. The RPG Duo sold nearly 25,000 units, more than 6,000 more than last week.

Meanwhile, Persona 5 Scramble: The phantom strikers, _ The company, which debuted at the top of the charts last week, recorded a decline in sales. With more than 19,000 units sold units, the PS4 version occupies second place, while the Nintendo Switch version, which finally occupied second place last week, fallen back to 8th place and only sold just under 9,000 copies. _Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection is the only new release in the top 10 of this week and sells over 11,000 copies to prove the sixth place.

On the hardware side, the Nintendo Switch, which last week due to camp shortage during the outbreak of the Coronavirus recorded a significant decline in sales, with more than 53,000 units sold a slight decline in sales.

You can see the full software and hardware diagrams for the week until 1 March below.

Software sales (followed by lifelong sales)

01 . [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield – 24.886 / 3.470.674
02 . [PS4] persona 5 scramble: the phantom strikers – 19.504 / 135.499
03 . [NSW] Minecraft – 12.510 / 1.285.095
04 . [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 11.958 / 2,793.235
05 . [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 11.635 / 3.581.055
06 . [NSW] Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection – 11.610 / NEW
07 . [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 8.958 / 704.963
08 . [NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The phantom strikers – 8,889 / 55.304
09 . [NSW] Super Mario Party # – 7.650 / 1.354.554
10 . [NSW] Kawashima’s brain training for Nintendo Switch – 7.644 / 165.331

Hardware sales (followed by lifelong sales)

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Nintendo Switch – 53.098 (41.490)
PS4 – 9,583 (6.215)
Xbox One – 72 (42)
Nintendo 3DS – 1,131 (1,025)

[Via Resetera]

Keywords: Atlus, Capcom, Spielefreak, Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Omega Force, Persona 5-Scramble, Pokemon Sword and Shield, PS4, the Pokemon company

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