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96% of Japan’s high 10 bodily recreation gross sales this week had been Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet utterly dominated the Japanese bodily software program gross sales charts this week, with gross sales accounting for 96% of the highest 10 titles offered.

In accordance with Famitsu, the sport offered 2,537,292 bodily copies between its launch on November 18 and the chart’s cut-off level of November 20, placing it streets forward of the quantity 2 recreation, Splatoon 3, which offered 36,958 copies.

Mixed, the complete Japanese high 10 software program for this week offered 2,634,241 copies, which means Pokemon Scarlet and Violet accounted for 96.3% of those gross sales.

In accordance with a Nintendo announcement in Japan, the sport offered a complete of 4.05 million copies within the nation when digital gross sales had been additionally taken into consideration.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet overview | VGC

The sport’s launch additionally noticed a notable surge in Change {hardware} gross sales, with a complete of 170,693 consoles offered, in comparison with 97,542 the earlier week.

This will likely have been as a result of just lately launched particular version Pokemon Scarlet and Violet themed Change OLED – extra then 100,000 of these 170,000 Change consoles offered final week in Japan had been OLED fashions.

Nintendo introduced on Wednesday that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet reached “the best world gross sales degree for any software program on any Nintendo platform throughout the first three days”, with 10 million models offered in its first 72 hours worldwide.

In VGC’s Pokémon Scarlet and Violet overview, we stated the video games had been probably the most feature-rich Pokémon titles in years however suffered from technical points.

The complete Famitsu high 10 for the week ending November 20 is as follows (complete gross sales in brackets):

  1. Pokemon Scarlet & Violet (Change) – 2,537,292 (2,537,292)
  2. Splatoon 3 (Change) – 36,958 (3,368,155)
  3. God of Conflict Ragnarok (PS5) – 9,901 (39,278)
  4. Monochrome Mobius (PS4) – 9,066 (9,066)
  5. Ways Ogre Reborn (Change) – 7,687 (44,470)
  6. Minecraft (Change) – 7,449 (2,855,406)
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Change) – 7,330 (4,906,589)
  8. Cardfight!! Vanguard Expensive Days (Change) – 6,649 (6,649)
  9. SympathyKiss (Change) – 6,072 (6,072)
  10. Sonic Frontiers (Change) – 5,837 (31,904)

The {hardware} gross sales for the week ending November 20 are as follows (complete gross sales in brackets):

  1. Nintendo Change OLED – 102,605 (3,083,839)
  2. Nintendo Change Lite – 40,432 (4,970,529)
  3. Nintendo Change – 27,656 (18,866,523)
  4. PlayStation 5 26,946 (1,848,649)
  5. PlayStation 4 5,803 (7,826,141)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Version – 4,912 (291,848)
  7. Xbox Sequence X – 1,373 (168,640)
  8. Xbox Sequence S 154 (212,419)
  9. New Nintendo 2DS XL – 34  (1,189,185)

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