Saturday, July 31st, 2021

Japan Rankings: Mario Golf: Super Rush tops the rankings in launch week


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Due to the popularity of the system and the endless demand for fresh first-party efforts, new first-party Switch games have recently provided strong first-party sales; Mario Golf: Super Sprint It is no exception. He won the top spot in the first show in Japan and achieved the same result in the United Kingdom.

According to Famitsu, it sold 80,430 retail copies in the first week, and despite some competition from other new releases, it was still an easy winner. Several key versions on PS4 and PS5 broke the top 10 Switch monopoly, Nintendo’s hybrid version Samurai Warrior 5 Surpassed by PS4 equivalents.

Here are the top ten (the first number is estimated sales this week, followed by total sales):


  1. [NSW] Mario Golf: Super Sprint (Nintendo, 06/25/21) – 80,430 (new)
  2. [PS4] Samurai Warrior 5 (Koei Tecmo, 06/24/21) – 55,675 (new)
  3. [NSW] Samurai Warrior 5 (Koei Tecmo, 06/24/21) – 38,691 (new)
  4. [NSW] Game Builder Garage (Nintendo, 06/11/21) – 23,280 (126,008)
  5. [PS4] Scarlet Center (Bandai Namco, 06/24/21) – 20,160 (new)
  6. [NSW] Ring suitable for adventure (Nintendo, October 18, 2019) – 13,756 (2,654,669)
  7. [NSW] my world (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 11,888 (2,019,432)
  8. [PS4] Nayuta’s Legend: The Boundless Path (Falcom, 06/24/21) – 11,230 (new)
  9. [PS5] Scarlet Center (Bandai Namco, 06/24/21) – 11,008 (new)
  10. [NSW] Caligula effect 2 (FuRyu, 06/24/21) – 10,243 (new)

Turning to hardware, Switch is still in a leading position. Especially in the case of PS5 and Xbox series hardware continue to face a large inventory problem, this will especially damage Sony’s system. We are not sure why Switch Lite ranks ahead of PS5 despite having fewer moving units, but this is how Famitsu released it.

  1. Switch – 58,864 (16,424,721)
  2. Switch Lite – 14,087 (3,917,110)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 20,031 (718,451)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,407 (140,132)
  5. Xbox Series X – 2,672 (41,998)
  6. PlayStation 4 – 2,548 (7,795,350)
  7. Xbox Series S – 1,441 (14,626)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 519 (1,166,619)

Are there any surprises this week? Let us know in the comments.