Saturday, June 12th, 2021

Japanese leaderboard: Rune Factory 5 beats Miitopia to rank first


Famitsu’s Japanese chart data now ends in the week of May 23, which shows that Miitopia has lost its chance of winning the first place.

Instead, Marvelous’ Rune Factory No. 5 received a special honor, selling 102,853 physical copies this week, compared with 72,725 Miitopia. Angelique Luminarise It is another brand-new Switch game that will enter the top ten within a week of opening, selling 12,844 copies.

Mount Hunter Rise, who ranked number one last week, must finish third this time

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


  1. [NSW] Rune Factory 5 (Wonderful, 05/20/21) – 102,853 (new)
  2. [NSW] Miitopia (Nintendo, 05/21/21) – 72,725 (new)
  3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 26,253 (2,201,869)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 19/10/18) – 18,623 (2,586,777)
  5. [PS4] Resident Evil Village (Capcom, May 8, 21) – 16,332 (162,548)
  6. [NSW] Angelique Luminaris (Koei Tecmo, 05/20/21) – 12,844 (new)
  7. [NSW] Momotaro Electric Railway: Showa, Heisei, Rei and Motoban! (Conan, 11/19/20) – 11,401 (2,191,728)
  8. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,361 (1,960,244)
  9. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 10,207 (749,349)
  10. [NSW] New Pokémon Snapshots (Pokemon Company, 04/30/21) – 9,767 (221,745)

The new generation of game consoles that Switch has been plagued by recurring inventory issues continue to rank high on the hardware chart. Now in Japan alone, the combined sales of Switch and Switch Lite are close to 20 million. The following is the data for this week, with lifetime sales in parentheses:

  1. Switch – 65,889 (16,119,330)
  2. Lite Switch – 33,229 (3,827,800)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 12,232 (618,999)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition-4,032 (123,727)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 1,298 (7,785,663)
  6. Xbox Series S – 637 (11,690)
  7. Xbox Series X – 539 (33,266)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 376 (1,164,458)

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