Monday, September 20th, 2021

This is so far the best-selling game in Switch eShop 2021 (Japan)


As our regular readers know, Nintendo publishes a list of the best-selling games on the Switch eShop in Japan every month. In the latest roundup, Game Builder Garage won the title of the most downloaded game in June, followed by Mario Golf: Super Rush.

However, now, Nintendo has provided a more exciting list, revealing the top 30 Switch eShop games in 2021 so far.List, compiled by people in Perfect nintendo, Which covers all eShop sales in Japan from January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021.

This is the complete ranking:


1. – The Rise of Monster Hunter (Capcom) [26.3.2021] {7 990 yen}
2. – Among us (Innersloth) [16.12.2020] {520 yen}
3. – Momotaro Electric Railway: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa Demon! (Konami) [19.11.2020] {6 930 yen}
4. – Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo) [12.2.2021] {6 578 yen}
5. – Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan) [28.12.2017] {1 530 yen}
6. – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition (Nintendo) [28.4.2017] {6 578 yen}
7. – New Pokémon Snapshots (Pokémon Company) [30.4.2020]
8. – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) [07.12.2018] {7 920 yen}
9. – Minecraft (Microsoft Japan) [21.6.2018] {3 960 yen}
10. – The Story of the Four Seasons: Friends of the Mines (Wonderful) [25.2.2021] {6 578 yen}
11. – Club games: 51 global classics (Nintendo) [05.6.2020] {4 378 yen}
12. – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) [03.3.2017] {7 678 yen}
13. – Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo) [20.3.2020] {6 578 yen}
14. – Overcooked! 2 (Team17) [07.8.2018] {2 750 yen}
15. – Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) [21.7.2021] {6 578 yen}
16. – Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm and Movement (Imaginer) [03.12.2020] {6 380 yen}
17.-Super Mario Party (Nintendo) [05.10.2018] {6 578 yen}
18. – Rune Factory 5 (Marvelous) [20.5.2021] {7 678 yen}
19. – Dragon Quest III: Seed of Salvation (Square-Enix) [27.98.2019] (On sale)
20. – Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of the Elusive Age – Final Edition (Square-Enix) [27.9.2019] {5 478 yen}
twenty one. – Super Nodage party (Yoshimoto Kyigo) [29.4.2021] {1 000 yen}
22. – Game Builder Garage (Nintendo) [11.6.2021] {2 980 yen}
23. – Miitopia (Nintendo) [21.5.2021] {5 478 yen}
twenty four. – Futari de! Nyanko Dai Sensou (Bonos) [20.12.2018] {999 yen}
25. – Brave Default II (Square-Enix) [26.2.2021] {7 480 yen}
26. – Pokémon Sword (Pokémon Company) [15.11.2020] {6 578 yen}
27. – Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo) [01.12.2017] {8 778 yen}
28. – Overcooked!: Special Edition (Team17) [12.10.2017] {2 150 yen}
29. – SaGa Frontier Remastered (Square-Enix) [15.4.2021] {4 800 yen}
30. – Little Nightmares II (Bandai-Namco) [10.2.2021] {3 960 yen}


When the data for the whole year appears, do you think Monster Hunter Rise will stay ahead? Are there any surprises on this list?

Please feel free to tell us your thoughts in the comments and make sure to follow our weekly chart updates to keep up with all the latest sales figures in Japan.