Japanese Charts: Pikmin 3 Stays Top, Pokémon Sword And Shield Expansion Pass Makes Top Five

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 2nd – 8th November, revealing that Pikmin 3 Deluxe has managed to keep hold of its first-place position

The game shifted another 67,925 physical copies in its second week on sale, extending its lead at the top for another week. Ring Fit Adventure leapt up the charts into second place, selling an impressive 37,256 units.

The newly released physical version of the Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass bundle has entered the charts in fourth place, being the best-selling new title for the week and joining a healthy list of Switch titles in the top ten.

Here are the top 10 (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by total sales):


  1. [NSW] Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, 10/30/20) – 67,925 (239,274)
  2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 37,256 (1,783,608)
  3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 31,687 (5,941,433)
  4. [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield + Expansion Pass (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 18,638 (New)
  5. [NSW] Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle (Cygames, 11/05/20) – 13,871 (New)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,318 (3,250,835)
  7. [PS4] Watch Dogs: Legion (Ubisoft, 10/29/20) – 8,723 (49,685)
  8. [NSW] Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo, 09/18/20) – 8,536 (373,171)
  9. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,091 (1,551,842)
  10. [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,638 (3,790,783)

Hardware sales saw a pretty huge leap, with the original Switch model selling far better than it did last week. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch – 119,109 (13,121,994)
PlayStation 4 – 3,184 (7,671,206)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 91 (1,575,029)
Xbox One S – 13 (93,651)
Xbox One X – 16 (20,966)

Switch Lite – 20,091 (2,801,995)
New 2DS / LL – 536 (1,745,986)
New 3DS LL – 25 (5,888,747)

< Last week’s charts

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