Famtisu sales: Monster Hunter Stories 2 tops Japanese charts in debut

It was another busy week in Japanese video game sales last week with the release of two big titles in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and the latest eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021. Famitsu has shared the latest software and hardware sales estimates from Japanese retailers during the week of July 5 to July 11, 2021.

According to Famitsu’s retailer sales trackers, Monster Hunter Stories 2 was the bestselling game of the week with 137,676 units sold in its debut to claim the #1 spot. At #2, we have eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam with an impressive 106,597 copies sold to put both new titles of the week at six digits. Mario Golf: Super Rush, which made its debut a couple of weeks ago, charted at #3 with 17,333 units sold. Game Builder Garage sold 14,105 copies to chart at #4, and Ring Fit Adventure sold 12,847 units for a #5 finish.

In hardware sales, the Nintendo Switch sold 52,867 units, and the Switch Lite sold 16,416 to combine for a total of 69,283 units sold in the week for the Switch family. Check out the full sales numbers of the week from Famitsu below:

Weekly Famitsu Sales

Period: The week of July 5 – July 11 (2021)

Top-selling software: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin – 137,676 (Nintendo Switch)

Nintendo Switch: 52,867 (Total: 16,547,989)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 16,416 (3,947,619)

New 2DS LL (+ 2DS): 628 (1,167,979)

PS5: 12,271 (744,377)

PS5 Digital: 2,133 (144,964)

PS4: 678 (7,797,187)

Xbox Series X: 579 (45,293)

Xbox Series S: 487 (15,867)

Top 10 Software Sales

LW TW Title Weekly Sales Total Sales System Publisher
New 01. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 137,676 New Switch Capcom
New 02. eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam 106,597 New Switch Konami
01. 03. Mario Golf: Super Rush 17,333 129,448 Switch Nintendo
02. 04. Game Builder Garage 14,105 157,753 Switch Nintendo
03. 05. Ring Fit Adventure 12,847 2,681,938 Switch Nintendo
04. 06. Minecraft 12,348 2,044,991 Switch Microsoft
07. 07. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10,614 3,909,308 Switch Nintendo
09. 08. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! 9,298 2,261,196 Switch Konami
08. 09. Miitopia 8,272 187,505 Switch Nintendo
11. 10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 7,434 4,333,576 Switch Nintendo

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