Famitsu has posted their sales numbers from February 17 through February 23. Astonishinly, three of the top five best-sellers are Nintendo Switch games. These include Persona 5 ScramblePokemon Sword/Shieldand Ring Fit Adventure. Of the total of 30 games, 25 of the titles are Nintendo Switch games.

  1. [PS4] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Limited Edition Included) (Atlus, 02/20/20) – 115,995 (New)
  2. [NSW] Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (Limited Edition Included) (Atlus, 02/20/20) – 46,415 (New)
  3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 18,403 (3,445,788)
  4. [PS4] Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (Spike Chunsoft, 02/20/20) – 10,654 (New)
  5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 9,861 (696,005)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,687 (1,272,585)
  7. [NSW] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix (Sega, 02/13/20) – 8,468 (62,074)
  8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 7,608 (3,569,420)
  9. [NSW] Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (Spike Chunsoft, 02/20/20) – 7,392 (New)
  10. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 7,326 (2,781,277)
  11. [PS4] Daymare: 1998 (DMM Games, 02/20/20) – 7,038 (New)
  12. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 6,139 (157,687)
  13. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 4,497 (1,346,904)
  14. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 4,140 (3,321,032)
  15. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 3,992 (1,525,092)
  16. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy: Versus (Limited Edition Included) (Cygames, 02/06/20) – 3,901 (102,314)
  17. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 3,472 (602,729)
  18. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) – 3,387 (859,374)
  19. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega, 01/17/20) – 3,327 (238,630)
  20. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco, 01/17/20) – 2,909 (145,082)
  21. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (01/11/19) – 2,668 (783,682)
  22. [NSW] Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 2,579 (395,633)
  23. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) – 2,526 (274,437)
  24. [PS4] Street Fighter V: Champion Edition (Capcom, 02/14/20) – 2,118 (8,705)
  25. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 09/27/19) – 2,044 (490,025)
  26. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! (Bundle Editions Included) (Nintendo, 11/16/18) – 2,038 (1,703,363)
  27. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) – 1,882 (447,208)
  28. [NSW] Devil May Cry Triple Pack (Capcom, 02/20/20) – 1,752 (New)
  29. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 1,742 (2,072,468)
  30. [NSW] Chou no Doku Hana no Kusari: Taishou Tsuya Koi Ibun (Prototype, 02/20/20) – 1,730 (New)

It will be interesting to see how this translate to US sales, but if one thing is for sure, the Nintendo Switch is a hit in Japan, despite the fact that the P5 is winding down.

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