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Nintendo Switch hits 1.5m sales in Japan

The Nintendo Switch has hit the 1.5m milestone in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, after the Switch version of Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX knocked Dragon Quest XI off the top of the Japan weekly charts. Nintendo sold another 86,000 consoles in the week ending August 27th, helped …

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Splatoon 2 becomes first Switch game to hit 1m sales in Japan

Splatoon 2 has become the first Switch title to break one million units in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. The title shifted another 38,642 units last week, taking it over the one million mark after just four weeks on sale. This means it’s taken the Switch five …

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Nintendo Switch sales up 10% in Japan

Nintendo Switch sales rose by 10 per cent week-on-week in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, showing the appetite for Nintendo’s new console is still as fierce as ever despite a lack of new releases. The console sold another 77,000 units last week, taking its cumulative …

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Dragon Quest XI continues to top Japanese charts, while Crash gets lukewarm reception

For the second week in a row, Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age has claimed both of the top spots in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. Once again, the 3DS version of Square Enix’s successful RPG is proving to be …

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Dragon Quest XI was Japan’s best-selling game in July

Despite being on sale for just two days last month, Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age was the best-selling game in Japan this July, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. As we reported last week, the 3DS version ofDragon Quest XI sold an incredible 1.1m …

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Dragon Quest XI hits 2m sales in Japan

Splatoon 2 may have shot to the top of the Japanese weekly charts and become the fastest-selling Switch gameat the end of last month, but according to the latest data from Famitsu, even Nintendo’s family friendly shooter compete with the might of Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an …

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Splatoon 2 becomes best-selling Switch title in Japan, prompting 178% rise in hardware sales

Nintendo’s Splatoon 2 went straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly charts last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, prompting a 178 per cent spike in Nintendo Switch sales as a result. The Switch sequel to Nintendo’s family-friendly shooter shifted just shy of 671,000 copies last week, …

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New 2DS XL tops Japan’s hardware charts after 30% fall in Switch sales

Nintendo’s New 2DS XL sold over 36,000 units in its first week on sale in Japan, making it the best-selling piece of hardware in last week’s charts, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. Sales were bolstered by the release of Hey! Pikmin, which debuted at No.2 with over 79,000 …

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UPDATE: Nintendo ends New 3DS production worldwide

Update: After halting production of the New 3DS in Japan, Nintendo has now confirmed that it has also ended production in North America and Europe. Speaking to Eurogamerand Polygon, representatives from Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America confirmed that the regular version of Nintendo’s New 3DS console has been …

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Switch sales up 46% in Japan ahead of Splatoon 2 launch

Nintendo Switch sales rose 46 per cent in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, suggesting Nintendo’s boost to production is finally coming into effect at Japanese retail. The console shifted over 36,000 units last week, allowing it to take a 44.7 per cent market share of …

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