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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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Splatoon 2 beats Crash Bandicoot to US No.1 in July

Splatoon 2 has beaten Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to No.1 in the US last month, making it the best-selling title of the July, according to the latest data from NPD. Splatoon 2 was one of three Nintendo titles in the Top Ten best-selling games last month, allowing Nintendo to …

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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 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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Crash Bandicoot tops UK monthly charts, Splatoon 2 settles for No.2

Summer goes by and charts remain the same. For its second month on shelves, the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has taken the top spot in the monthly UK rankings again, with sales only declining 21 per cent in July. This contributed to Activision Blizzard being able keep its top …

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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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Crash Bandicoot beats Splatoon 2 to No.1

Only a handful of copies prevented Splatoon 2 from debuting at the top of the UK charts this week. Renewed stock for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy allowed Activision’s title to be back at No.1 this week, with sales increasing 59 per cent. With three weeks at the top of …

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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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Splatoon 2 to get a year of content updates and two years of Splatfest events

Nintendo has promised around a year of extra content updates for its upcoming Switch shooter Splatoon 2, as well as two years of Splatfest events, the platform holder revealed today in its Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct stream. Much like the original Splatoon on Wii U, Splatfests ask players from all …

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