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The best-selling consoles and games in Japan for the first half of 2020

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We get interesting sales data from Japan. These are figures that have been registered in the Japanese video game market in the first half of this year, specifically from December 12, 2019, to June 28, 2020.

The information comes from Famitsu that has published the following lists:

General figures in billions:

  • Hardware: ¥ 793.4 (120% more than in the first half of 2019, ¥ 661.2)
  • Software: ¥ 954.7 (129% more than in the first half of 2019, ¥ 739.9)
  • Total: ¥ 1,748.1 (124.8% more than in the first half of 2019, ¥ 1,401)

Console sales during the first half of 2020 in Japan / Cumulative total sales in Japan:

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  • Nintendo Switch – 2,666,882 / 14,050,313
  • PlayStation 4 – 435,812 / 9,184,055
  • Nintendo 3DS – 33,340 / 24,529,487
  • Xbox One – 2,685 / 113,931

Game sales during the first half of 2020 in Japan / Cumulative total sales in Japan:

1. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20): 5,004,720 (New)

2. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square-Enix, 10/04/20): 931,165 (New)

3. [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (The Pokémon Company, 11/15/19): 650,859 / 3,638,993

4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19): 577,875 / 1,073,514

5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17): 346,034 / 3,005,043

6. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 07/12/18): 284,717 / 3,737,769

7. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Japan, 06/21/18): 282,662 / 1,426,601

8. [PS4] Resident Evil 3 (Capcom, 03/04/20): 263,625 (New)

9. [NSW] Mysterious World Pokémon DX (The Pokémon Company, 06/03/20): 260,802 (New)

10. [PS4] Yakuza 7 (SEGA, 01/16/20): 259,580 (New)

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