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Japan: Top 10 for the Nintendo eShop (January 9 – 15, 2017)
Nintendo eShop

In Japan, on the Nintendo eShop, Super Mario Bros. 3 is still the best-seller on Nintendo 3DS, while on Wii U, Super Mario World also remains at #1, both thanks to the New Year sale!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Game-less Limited Edition in Japan, mandatory install on Wii U
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In Japan, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting a peculiar Limited Edition… that doesn’t even include the game itself. Also: mandatory install on Wii U!

Japan: My Nintendo Store opens on Jan. 23rd, will let users chose colour of Joy-Cons for the Switch
My Nintendo Store

Next week, the My Nintendo Store will open in Japan. It will offer a special option for the Nintendo Switch, letting users chose the colours of the Joy-Cons!

Japan: Famitsu sales for 2016 (Top 100 Software, Top 5 publishers, more)
Pokemon Sun and Moon

In its latest issue, Famitsu magazine provides us with the usual annual sales data for the video game market in Japan, with not just the Top 100 Software, but also the Top 5 publishers, and more.

[Japan] Media Create sales for Week 1, 2017 (Jan. 02 – Jan. 08)
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS

Here’s the Media Create (and Famitsu) sales for Week 1, 2017. The Nintendo 3DS is off to a great start, with sales up Year on Year… even without taking the Nintendo 2DS into account!

[Japan] Media Create sales for Week 52, 2016 (Dec. 26 – Jan. 01) [Top 50]
Pokemon Sun and Moon

Update: added full Top 50.
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Here’s the Media Create (and Famitsu) sales for Week 52, 2016. This year, the post-Christmas week is particularly brutal, with major drop for most games.

Japan: Top 10 for the Nintendo eShop (January 2 – 8, 2016)
Nintendo eShop

In Japan, on the Nintendo eShop, Super Mario Bros. 3 is the new best-seller on Nintendo 3DS, while on Wii U, there’s also a new best-seller: Super Mario World!

Japan: Famitsu sales for December 2016 (incl. Top 3 publishers) / Media Create sales for 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon

In this post, you will find the following sales data for Japan: Famitsu sales for December 2016 (incl. Top 3 publishers), and Media Create sales for 2016!

Japan: Famitsu Top 10 for 2016, Famicom Mini sells over 560 000 units
NES Mini JP

Today, Kadokawa / Famitsu shared some data for the video game market in Japan, in 2016 (December 28th, 2015 to December 25th, 2016)!

[Japan] Nintendo eShop New Year Sale: Top 5 (Wii U / 3DS)
Nintendo eShop JP New Year Sale

The New Year Sale is still going on on the Nintendo eShop in Japan, but Nintendo has already shared a preliminary Top 5 for both the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS!

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