Super Mario Bros. Wonder Keeps Dominating Japanese Game Charts

Nintendo Switch Reigns Supreme with Mario and Other Games with Full Top Ten Presence

In the latest Famitsu box charts from Japan, Super Mario Bros. Wonder continues its impressive run, securing an additional 94,682 units sold, maintaining its position as the top-selling game. Once again, Nintendo Switch claims a clean sweep of the top ten, showcasing the platform’s enduring popularity in the region.

The top ten list is brimming with familiar Nintendo titles, underscoring the consistent appeal of the Switch. Highlights include Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru!, Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, Pikmin 4, Super Mario RPG, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Here’s a detailed look at the week’s top ten games:

  1. Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo, 10/20/23) – 94,682 (1,327,663)
  2. Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru! (Konami, 11/16/23) – 62,617 (603,061)
  3. Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince (Square Enix, 12/01/23) – 35,161 (433,442)
  4. Pikmin 4 (Nintendo, 07/21/23) – 34,876 (1,040,438)
  5. Super Mario RPG (Nintendo, 11/17/23) – 17,355 (414,191)
  6. Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 16,983 (3,355,750)
  7. WarioWare: Move It! (Nintendo, 11/03/23) – 16,584 (104,407)
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 16,405 (5,585,146)
  9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 14,724 (5,362,270)
  10. Pokémon Scarlet / Pokémon Violet + The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero (The Pokémon Company, 11/03/23) – 13,516 (41,222)

The hardware sales chart for the week reveals a striking dominance by Nintendo, particularly with the Nintendo Switch OLED model emerging as the top-selling console with an impressive 62,868 units sold. This stellar performance, combined with the sales figures from other Switch models, culminates in a remarkable total of 94,643 Switch consoles sold throughout the week. The consistent high demand for Nintendo’s flagship console underscores its enduring popularity and the brand’s stronghold in the Japanese gaming market.

The anticipation for a potential successor to the Nintendo Switch is palpable, fueled by the sustained success of the current models. As enthusiasts and industry observers eagerly await any official announcements regarding a successor, the robust sales figures indicate a strong appetite for Nintendo’s innovative gaming platform. The company’s ability to maintain such consistent sales speaks to its ability to captivate and engage a broad audience with a diverse range of gaming experiences.