The only versions of Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trilogy and Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition left in the charts are on Nintendo Switch.
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So the Switch got a 29% week-on-week sales boost without the assist of a major release.
So Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trilogy sold better on Switch than it did on PS4.
Not too long ago it would tend to be boring to cover Japanese sales because of the PS4's dominance. Now the boredom comes from the Switch's undeniable domination.
Funny detail. Even though a Deluxe Edition for Dragon Ball FighterZ launched the week before on PlayStation 4 with DLCs at a cheaper price than the Nintendo Switch standalone version of the game, the version on Switch is now outselling the PS4's Deluxe Edition.
Despite the recent shake-up, Nintendo Switch software still represent more than half of the games in charts.
To be honest though, for such a high profile game, announced since 2013, not to reach a million at launch in its home country, on the current home console with the largest install base, somebody at Square Enix must be wishing that game launched on Nintendo Switch.
Just like the 3DS in its heydays, the Switch still represents half of the best-selling titles in this slowest month of the year.
While most of the games that came back in charts were on PS4, most of the games that left were on Nintendo Switch.
It's gonna be two years now and to my knowledge, Breath of the Wild never left the Japanese Top 20 since its launch.
Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe crosses two million units sold on the Japanese market.
We've now reached 40 out of 50 games on Nintendo in one of the busiest weeks of the year.
Even the 3DS has as many games in charts as the PS4.
The launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate more than doubled the number of Switches sold that week, and I could guarantee the announcement of Joker in Smash will help that number remain high throughout the end of the year.
Even before Smash came out the Switch had another push above 100,000 units sold a week in the Japanese market.
The Switch now at 100k+ units in a week even after the Pokémon Let's Go launch push. Imagine the outlook when Smash Ultimate comes out.
Maybe by the time the generation ends there'll be at least one week when all 50 games in charts will be on Nintendo but hey, we shall see.
Still 34 games on Nintendo. I wanna see that 40 on Christmas week.
So that's 34 games on Nintendo. Can we make it 40 when Smash comes out.
How the tables have turned. Now, in Japan, most game releases are actually on Nintendo Switch.