Famitsu Sales: 8/22/22 – 8/28/22

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of August 22, 2022 to August 28, 2022.

Earth Defense Force 6 was the highest selling new release, moving 68,341 copies on PlayStation 4 and 24,363 copies on PlayStation 5 for an opening week total of 92,704 copies sold.

SD Gundam Battle Alliance followed at 38,634 copies sold on Switch17,950 copies on PlayStation 4, and 9,625 copies on PlayStation 5 for an opening week total of 66,209 retail sales.

Soul Hackers 2 opened at 31,604 copies sold on PlayStation 4 and 20,257 copies on PlayStation 5 for a total of 51,861 retail sales.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 113,530 units, the PlayStation 5 family sold 25,109 units, the Xbox Series family sold 16,726 units, and the PlayStation 4 family sold 15 units. Next-generation consoles continue to face stock issues.

Get the full sales charts below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 6 (D3 Publisher08/26/22) – 68.341 (New)
  2. [NSW] SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Bandai Namco08/25/22) – 38.634 (New)
  3. [PS4] Soul Hackers 2 (ATLUS08/25/22) – 31.604 (New)
  4. [PS5] Earth Defense Force 6 (D3 Publisher, 08/26/22) – 24,363 (New)
  5. [PS5] Soul Hackers 2 (ATLUS, 08/25/22) – 20,257 (New)
  6. [PS4] SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Bandai Namco, 08/25/22) – 17,950 (New)
  7. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo04/28/17) – 11,644 (4,802,581)
  8. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo, 04/29/22) – 10,576 (706,637)
  9. [PS4] Saints Row (PLAION08/23/22) – 10.013 (New)
  10. [PS5] SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Bandai Namco, 08/25/22) – 9.625 (New)

Rankings 11 to 30 will be announced on September 2.

  1. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo, 03/25/22) –
  2. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) –
  3. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set (Capcom06/30/22) –
  4. [NSW] Kirby’s Dream Buffet Download Card (Nintendo, 08/17/22) –
  5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) –
  6. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) –
  7. [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Nintendo, 07/29/22) –
  8. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) –
  9. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami11/19/20) –
  10. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) –
  11. [NSW] LIVE A LIVE (Square Enix07/22/22) –
  12. [NSW] eBASEBALL Powerful Pro Baseball 2022 (Konami, 04/21/22) –
  13. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, 07/21/17) –
  14. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) –
  15. [NSW] Pokemon Legends: Arceus (The Pokemon Company01/28/22) –
  16. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) –
  17. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) –
  18. [NSW] Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles (Aniplex06/09/22) –
  19. [NSW] Monster Hunter Rise Best Price (Capcom, 12/16/21) –
  20. [NSW] Human Fall Flat (Teyon Japan, 06/25/20) –
  21. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo, 02/12/21) –
  22. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (Bandai Namco, 07/19/18) –
  23. [NSW] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Rebirth (Koei Tecmo07/21/22) –
  24. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (New Price Version) (Square Enix, 12/04/20) –
  25. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) –
  26. [NSW] Mario Strikers: Battle League (Nintendo, 06/10/22) –
  27. [NSW] Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl (The Pokemon Company, 11/19/21) –
  28. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo, 06/28/19) –

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 87,321 (2,311,142)
  2. Switch – 17,558 (18,616,044)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 21,628 (1,629,033)
  4. Xbox Series X – 10,044 (154,575)
  5. Switch Lite – 8,651 (4,870,733)
  6. Xbox Series S – 6,682 (163,699)
  7. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 3,481 (262,312)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 130 (1,188,550)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 15 (7,819,839)