Saturday, June 12th, 2021

Japanese rankings: Miitopia tops the list, and Switch hardware sales reach 20 million


Famitsu’s Japanese ranking data is now for the week ending May 30th, which shows that Miitopia has successfully won the elusive number one in the second inquiry.

This weird, Mii-based RPG lost to Rune Factory 5 in its debut last week, but now it has successfully jumped to a position due to a good second week on the market. It also managed to fend off the competition of the new PS4 version, Biological mutants, The only newcomer in the first ten this week.

This time Switch occupies eight of the top ten, and the list is dotted with many familiar faces.

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


  1. [NSW] Miitopia (Nintendo, 05/21/21) – 34,451 (107,176)
  2. [PS4] Biological mutants (THQ Nordic, 05/25/21) – 24,596 (new)
  3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom, 03/26/21) – 23,932 (2,225,801)
  4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 14,057 (2,600,834)
  5. [NSW] Rune Factory 5 (Marvelous, 05/20/21) – 12,903 (115,756)
  6. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18)-11,635 (1,971,879)
  7. [PS4] Resident Evil Village (Capcom, 05/08/21) – 10,584 (173,132)
  8. [NSW] Momotaro Electric Railway: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa Demon! (Konami, 11/19/20) – 10,290 (2,202,018)
  9. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 8,665 (3,852,865)
  10. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) – 8,587 (757,936)

The hardware chart confirms yesterday’s news that the Switch series system has now sold more than 20 million in Japan. The following is the data for this week, with lifetime sales in parentheses:

  1. Switch-49,090 (16,168,420)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 33,566 (652,565)
  3. Switch Lite – 22,058 (3,849,858)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 5,758 (129,485)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 2,562 (7,788,225)
  6. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 425 (1,164,883)
  7. Xbox Series X – 391 (33,657)
  8. Xbox Series S – 156 (11,846)

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