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The triumph of Nintendo switch in Japan reflected in game sales best sellers in physical format 2020: 13 of the 15 titles listed are from the hybrid console. The machine that works as a desktop and laptop is close to reaching 18 million consoles sold in the country of the rising sun, taking into account the standard model and the Lite version; PS4, adding the units of PS4 Pro, narrowly exceeds the 9 million machines sold.
The data that we reflect below only takes into account sales in physical format, as clarified from the Game Data Library. Animal Crossing: New Horizons takes the top spot by a considerable difference with 6,378,103 units sold. It is followed by another title on everyone’s lips due to the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic: Ring Fit Adventure, with 1,591,366 units. Third is Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa. Heisei. Reiwa mo Teiban!, Konami’s party game that has been leading Japanese sales since its premiere in November: it has 1,233,023 copies sold.
Best selling games of 2020 in Japan, retail only.
Data for FFVIIR and GOT is outdated, but wouldn’t change the order of the games pic.twitter.com/GxhdJdQAtk Game Data Library (@GameDataLibrary) January 8, 2021
FF7 Remake and Ghost of Tsushima are the only other consoles to appear on the top
The only two non-Switch games to appear in the top 15 are Final Fantasy 7 Remake for PlayStation 4, with 932,821 copies sold; and, for the same machine, with 412,868 units placed. The actual sales figures for these two games are not up to date, but from Game Data Library they ensure that the units that have been sold since then will not change the order of the list.
Also, of the 15 games that appear in the list, seven are not from 2020: Pokémon Sword and Shield (5 position), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (6), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (7), Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (8), Super Mario Party (11) and Splatoon 2 (13). Without further ado, we leave you with the top 15.
1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 6,378,1032. Ring Fit Adventure – 1,591,3663. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa. Heisei. Reiwa mo Teiban! – 1.233.0234. Final Fantasy VII Remake – 932.8215. Pokémon Sword and Shield – 892.2076. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 797.9947. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 560,1228. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition – 556.9929. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 519.64910. Super Mario 3D All Stars – 492.62011. Super Mario Party – 466.04112. Pikmin 3 Deluxe – 462.80613. Splatoon 2 – 434.74214. Ghost of Tsushima – 412,86815. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Cataclysm – 304,963