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Japanese chart: PlayStation 5 surpasses Nintendo Switch in weekly sales for the first time


PlayStation 5 for the first time bypassed Nintendo Switch in the weekly ranking of console sales in Japan, informs the publication Famitsu.

For the period from October 24 to October 30, stores sold 38.86 thousand PlayStation 5 and 38.63 thousand Nintendo Switch the difference was 200 pieces.

Previously already reportedthat the Japanese market has now formed a lack of all Nintendo Switch models, including Switch Lite and Switch OLED. PlayStation 5 is still not available for purchase, but shipments are actively increasing in October from 20 to 28 and now up to 38 thousand per week.


The game chart this time almost entirely consists of new products Bayonetta 3, Star Ocean: The Divine Force, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits, Aquarium and Needy Girl Overdose debuted in the top ten. The shooter Splatoon 3, which was released on September 9, however, again managed to stay in first place..

Japan Physical Game Sales October 24-30:

01./01. [NSW] Splatoon 3 – 51.547 / 3.235.701
02./00. [NSW] Bayonetta 3 – 41.285 / NEW
03./00. [PS4] Star Ocean: The Divine Force – 27,001 / NEW
04./00. [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II – 24.371 / NEW
05./00. [NSW] Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits – 23,297 / NEW
06./00. [PS5] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II – 17.710 / NEW
07./00. [PS5] Star Ocean: The Divine Force – 17.177 / NEW
08./00. [NSW] Aquarium. – 13.199 / NEW
09./02. [NSW] Person 5 Royal – 12,040 / 58,038
10./00. [NSW] Needy Girl Overdose – 11,693 / NEW


Japan Console Sales October 24-30:

  • PlayStation 5 – 38.866 / 2.066.649
  • Nintendo Switch – 38.634 / 26.562.178
  • Xbox Series X|S – 3.674 / 375.671
  • Nintendo 3DS – 56 / 24.597.240
  • PlayStation 4 – 11 / 9.395.666

See also: M.Video-Eldorado: PS5 soared to second place in sales of console games in Russia, PS4 still remains in first.


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