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PS4 Ghost of Tsushima Sells 212,915 Copies in Three Days in Japan

Famitsu which is a line of Japanese video game magazines has published estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of July 13, 2020, to July 19, 2020.

The highest selling new release of the week was none other than “Ghost of Tsushima” for PlayStation 4, moving a total of 212,915 retail units in its first three days and with that, it beat Death Stranding‘s 185,909 initial sales and with that marked the highest first-week sales for a first-party PlayStation 4 title in Japan.

Paper Mario: The Origami King for Switch followed at 109,092 retail sales. To compare, Paper Mario: Color Splash for Wii U opened at 20,894 sales in October 2016, and Paper Mario: Sticker Star for 3DS opened at 129,054 sales in December 2012.

On the hardware side, the Switch family sold 113,197 units, the PlayStation 4 family sold 4,523 units, and the 3DS family sold 903 units.

The full sales charts are below.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  • [PS4] Ghost of Tsushima (SIE, 07/17/20) – 212,915 (New)
  • [NSW] Paper Mario: The Origami King (Nintendo, 07/17/20) – 109,092 (New)
  • [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo, 03/20/20) – 71,897 (5,186,283)
  • [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 36,183 (1,173,243)
  • [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 29,719 (124,595)
  • [PS4] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 (Konami, 07/09/20) – 26,951 (118,498)
  • [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo, 06/05/20) – 20,586 (235,891)
  • [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 10,031 (3,035,989)
  • [NSW] Together! The Battle Cats Game & Pouch Set (Ponos, 07/16/20) – 9,725 (New)
  • [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 7,834 (3,662,804) Software sales rankings 11 to 30 will be announced on July 24.

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  • Switch – 95,764 (11,904,115)
  • Switch Lite – 17,433 (2,408,524)
  • PlayStation 4 – 3,053 (7,628,803)
  • PlayStation 4 Pro – 1,470 (1,567,758)
  • New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 827 (1,723,704)
  • New 3DS LL – 76 (5,888,143)
  • Xbox One X – 19 (20,628)
  • Xbox One S – 12 (21,411)

Thanks to Gematsu and Famitsu.

Dejan Kacurov

Hi, gamers! You can call me Mr. DComplex. I'm a gamer, a hardcore gamer. My favorite genres are Action RPG and MMORPG. At the moment I'm using my PC as my only gaming platform, but soon I might get a new PS4 from Angel. Update - Angel did get me a PS4, oh wait, it's the PS4 PRO 1TB!!! Much love bro!

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