Super Mario Party tops Japanese gaming charts

Last week’s game sales are in from Japan, and Nintendo continues to dominate the charts. Super Mario Party launched last week, and it has performed well so far in Japan. The game sold 142,868 units to top the software gaming charts. Quite impressive considering the game launched just a few days ago. The Nintendo Switch system once again topped the hardware charts, selling 45,762 units. Definitely an impressive week for the Big N in Japan! Be sure to check out the full charts down below:

Software Sales

  1. Super Mario Party (Nintendo Switch) – 142,868
  2. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PS4) – 45,166
  3. Warriors Orochi 4 (PS4) – 24,005
  4. Mega Man 11 (Nintendo Switch) – 14,650
  5. FIFA 19 (PS4) – 13,426
  6. Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) – 12,276
  7. Mega Man 11 (PS4) – 12,052
  8. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV ~The End of Saga~ (PS4) – 12,032
  9. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Nintendo Switch) – 11,07
  10. Splatoon 2 (Nintendo Switch) – 10,381

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch – 45,762
  2. PlayStation 4 – 11,575
  3. New Nintendo 2DS LL – 4,788
  4. PlayStation Vita – 2,635
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 2,490
  6. New 3DS LL – 2,073
  7. Xbox One X – 747
  8. Nintendo 2DS – 535
  9. Xbox One – 242

Did you pick up Super Mario Party over the weekend? It’s certainly great to see the game perform so well at launch. Hopefully, it also sold well across the other regions as well. If you are still on the fence about picking up Super Mario Party, check out our review to get a better idea of how the game plays. If you’re hungry for even more coverage, I’d recommend checking out this article as well.

Nintendo continues to dominate the Japanese gaming market as seen in these latest sales charts. As a Nintendo fan, it’s always great to see the company have success. Any thoughts on this week’s charts? I’m sure the Switch hardware and software will continue to sell well with massive games like Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, plus Super Smash Bros. Ultimate not too far away. As always be sure to share all your thoughts with us down below!


Veronica Carusi
Hello gamers, I'm a writer currently living in Toronto. I love all things Nintendo, especially the GameCube era and Animal Crossing! If you ever want to chat Nintendo, you've come to the right place.