Japanese Hardware Sales

Here are the latest Japanese Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales) below. The PS4 has once again taken the top spot while the Nintendo Switch continues to impress with high sales as well. Check out the full rundown below:

PlayStation 4 – 41,496 (59,691)
Switch – 39,303 (43,404)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 8,006(11,615)
New 2DS LL – 5,778 (6,031)
PlayStation Vita – 4,959 (4,133)
New 3DS LL – 3,424 (3,581)
2DS – 959 (904)
Xbox One X – 133 (209)
Xbox One – 57 (52)

Japanese Hardware Sales

Here are the latest Japanese hardware sales. Looks like Sony has taken a commanding lead with the help of Monster Hunter World. The combined sales for the PS4 and PS4 Pro topped 60K last week. Nintendo managed to shift just over 43K in Switch sales as well. Check out the full breakdown below:

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

PlayStation 4 – 59,691 (86,174)
Switch – 43,404 (49,165)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 11,615 (23,113)
New 2DS LL – 6,031(6,522)
PlayStation Vita – 4,133 (4,207)
New 3DS LL – 3,581(3,857)
2DS – 904 (1,082)
Xbox One X – 209 (565)
Xbox One – 52 (72)

Sony’s CEO Has Announced He Will be Stepping Down

Kazuo Hirai, Sony’s CEO for the last 6 years, has announced that he will be stepping so the companies head honcho. Instead, he will serve as chairman of the company, which will take effect on April 1st.

Kenichiro Yoshida, who is the current CFO of Sony, will be promoted and will take over as CEO on April 1st. More on this as it develops. Stay tuned.

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Amazon Lists Their Top Selling Games of 2017

Amazon has published a list of their top selling games of 2017 so check them out below. Nintendo has cleaned house taking 7 of the top 10 spots for last year. Super Mario Odyssey took top honors while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Zelda round out the top 3 spots.

You can check out the full breakdown below:

Super Mario Odyssey
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
Horizon Zero Dawn
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Call of Duty: WWII (Xbox One)
Splatoon 2
Pokémon Ultra Sun
Pokémon Ultra Moon
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)


Nintendo Switch Once Again Takes Over Japan in Sales

Nintendo Switch is on a in terms of sales and the system has officially taken over in Japan. Nintendo’s hybrid console has been popular around the globe but in Japan, the system is selling WHITE HOT! Check out the latest sales from Japan and see for yourself how impressive the sales have been for the Switch.

Here is the full breakdown:

Switch – 269,684 (221,210)
PlayStation 4 – 50,662 (45,161)
New 2DS LL – 45,387 (31,653)
New 3DS LL – 27,947 (19,115)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 16,595 (17,804)
PlayStation Vita – 14,041 (9,049)
2DS – 6,992 (4,324)
Xbox One – 687 (2,175)
New 3DS – 311 (421)
Wii U – 98 (75)
PlayStation 3 – 40 (44)
Xbox One X – 32 (132)

Wow Nintendo…. HUGE numbers!

Nintendo Switch Once Again RULES Japanese Sales

Another week, another BIG WIN for Nintendo in Japan… The Nintendo Switch managed to sell over 221K in units last week in Japan. This is HUGE news for Nintendo and when the dust settles, the system will overtake the Wii U’s entire lifespan (in terms of sales) VERY soon. Check out the full rundown below and let us know what you all think:

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

Switch – 221,210 (164,908)
PlayStation 4 – 45,161 (40,524)
New 2DS LL – 31,653 (27,074)
New 3DS LL – 19,115 (15,059)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 17,804 (45,163)
PlayStation Vita – 9,049 (8,483)
2DS – 4,324 (3,192)
Xbox One – 2,175 (406)
New 3DS – 421 (248)
Xbox One X – 132 (75)
Wii U – 75 (70)
PlayStation 3 – 44 (48)


Nintendo Switch Continues to DOMINATE Japanese Hardware Sales

Below are the latest hardware sales out of Japan and the Switch has once again DOMINATED overseas. The latest offering from Nintendo almost moved 165K in units and will no doubt ride this wave until the end of the year.

Check out the full breakdown below:

Switch – 164.908
PS4 – 85.687
3DS – 45.573
PS Vita – 8.483
XBone – 481
Wii U – 70
PS3 – 48