Media Create: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe sells through over half of first-week shipment

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition sees strong launch in Japan on both PS4 and Nintendo Switch

With post-holiday sales slowing down in Japan, Nintendo software sales in the country nonetheless continue to have a pleasant January thanks to two solid new releases and continued momentum of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe nudged Super Smash Bros. Ultimate out of its top spot with its launch last Friday, and managed to sell through 52.53% of its initial shipment. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate remained in second place this week, selling 62,000 compared to nearly 200,000 last week.

Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition commanded attention on both PS4 and Nintendo Switch, as did Dragon Quest Builders 2 though the latter remains more popular on the Switch than the PS4, continuing a trend from last week.

The top 10 software sellers for the week of January 7-13 are shown below, along with hardware sales. The remainder of the chart can be viewed through Media Create.

Japanese Hardware Sales January 7 - 13, 2019

Nintendo Switch78,056
PS4 Pro6,289
New 2DS LL3,954
PS Vita1,711
New 3DS LL1,483
Xbox One X38
Xbox One12

Japanese Software Sales December 31, 2018 - January 6, 2019

RankTitlePlatformUnits Sold
1New Super Mario Bros. U DeluxeNintendo Switch166,303
2Super Smash Bros Ultimate*Nintendo Switch62,580
3Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition*PS441,510
4Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition*Nintendo Switch26,588
5Dragon Quest Builders 2Nintendo Switch19,565
6Super Mario Party*Nintendo Switch19,054
7Dragon Quest Builders 2PS417,931
8Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu/Eevee*Nintendo Switch15,353
9Mario Kart 8 DeluxeNintendo Switch14,991
10Minecraft*Nintendo Switch12,590

*Denotes that sales include hardware/controller bundles or deluxe editions

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