Japanese chart figures are now in for 4th – 10th March, revealing that new 3DS title Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn has debuted in sixth position.

The game shifted 10,607 copies at retail, putting it below four evergreen Switch titles which all managed to outsell the newcomer this week despite having been on sale for multiple months. Capcom’s Devil May Cry 5 takes top spot this week, selling 116,202 copies on PS4.

Elsewhere, there aren’t any other new entries to speak of this week with a relatively familiar top 20 on the whole.

Here are the top 20 (first numbers are this week’s sales, followed by total sales in brackets):


1) [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom, 03/08/19) – 116,202 (New)
2) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 23,407 (2,932,439)
3) [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo, 01/11/19) – 20,101 (499,543)
4) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,301 (2,166,999)
5) [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! (Bundle Editions Included) (Nintendo, 11/16/18) – 11,394 (1,526,105)
6) [3DS] Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn (Nintendo, 03/07/19) – 10,607 (New)
7) [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 9,838 (1,317,346)
8) [NSW] Super Mario Party (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 9,230 (1,046,789)
9) [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 8,350 (632,871)
10) [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 7,739 (2,955,316)
11) [PS4] Dead or Alive 6 (Koei Tecmo, 03/01/19) – 5,223 (31,665)
12) [PS4] Anthem (Limited Edition Included) (Electronic Arts, 02/22/19) – 5,204 (103,510)
13) [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III (Limited Edition Included) (Square Enix, 01/25/19) – 4,518 (785,569)
14) [PS4] Jump Force (Bandai Namco, 02/14/19) – 4,492 (107,512)
15) [PS4] Left Alive (Square Enix, 02/28/19) – 3,530 (21,152)
16) [PS4] Resident Evil 2 (Z Version and Limited Edition Included) (Capcom, 01/25/19) – 3,415 (352,193)
17) [PS4] NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition (Square Enix, 02/21/19) – 3,363 (31,313)
18) [PS4] Far Cry: New Dawn (Ubisoft, 02/15/19) – 2,859 (47,527)
19) [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo, 03/16/18) – 2,788 (740,899)
20) [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, 10/27/17) – 2,693 (1,960,058)


On the hardware front, Switch has seen the slightest of boosts this week to keep it comfortably at the top of the chart. Here are this week’s figures, with last week’s in brackets:

1) Switch – 69,766 (68,666)
2) PlayStation 4 – 25,154 (11,871)
3) PlayStation 4 Pro – 7,208 (7,986)
4) New 2DS LL – 4,424 (6,202)
5) PlayStation Vita – 3,002 (3,287)
6) New 3DS LL – 1,182 (1,203)
7) 2DS – 112 (116)
8) Xbox One X – 83 (67)
9) Xbox One – 14 (23)

< Last week’s charts

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