Early sales figures showed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sales numbers for Japan, but for those who wonder how the other Switch titles did, let’s find out!

For the week of February 27 to March 5, five of the top ten games are Switch releases. Not bad for games on sale only for three days! Below, are the most recent Japanese sales from Media Create, via 4Gamer.

10. Puyo Puyo Tetris for Nintendo Switch

Platform: Nintendo Switch

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 12,854 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 12,854 copies

9. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 Professional

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 13,426 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 163,058 copies

8. Super Robot Wars V

Platform: PlayStation 4

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 15,321 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 115,475 copies

7. Dragon Quest Heroes 1 - II for Nintendo Switch

Platform: Nintendo Switch

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 25,606 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 25,606 copies

6. Super Bomberman R

Platform: Nintendo Switch

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 36,623 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 36,623 copies

5. Nier: Automata

Platform: PlayStation 4

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 38,002 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 236,545 copies

4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Platform: Wii U

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 44,602 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 44,602 copies

3. 1-2-Switch

Platform: Nintendo Switch

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 79,536 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 79,536 copies

2. Horizon Zero Dawn (including LE version)

Platform: PlayStation 4

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 116,997 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 116,997 copies

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Platform: Nintendo Switch

2/27 to 3/5 Sales: 186,379 copies

Life-to-Date Sales: 186,379 copies

Between both Breath of the Wild versions, that’s a total of 230,981 copies.

For some context, the Wii version of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword sold 194,978 copies during its 2011 launch week. Unlike Breath of the Wild, Skyward Sword’s debut week was four days long.

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To put that in further context, Mario Kart 8's first week on sale, the game sold 325,892 copies at retail in Japan. The debut sales week, however, was four days long.

In case you were wondering, Media Create’s data puts the Switch’s Japanese first three days on sale at 329,152 units. The PlayStation 4 came in second place at 31,065 units sold.

These Switch numbers ballpark around Famitsu’s early, first-week estimate of 330,637 Switch consoles sold.


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