Nintendo dominates the Japanese game console market!

Nintendo dominates the Japanese game console market!

According to Famitsu’s recent sales data of Japanese console games and consoles in January 2021, Nintendo is the biggest winner. The company’s Switch console sold 870,000 units in January, almost dominating the Japanese console market. Old rival Sony’s next-generation console PS5 only sold 72,000 units, not even a fraction of NS.

Nintendo dominates the Japanese game console market!

Sales ranking of Japanese home game consoles in January 2021:

Switch series-875389 units (975,797 units last month)

PS5-72,420 units (53,715 units last month)

There is no XBOX on the list, and its sales in January did not even exceed four digits.

As of January 2021, the cumulative sales of Switch series models in the Japanese market have exceeded 18 million units. In contrast, the total sales of PS5 in Japan are only 300,000 units.


January sales list of game software in the Japanese market:

Switch “Momotaro Dentetsu, Akira and Heisei Reiwa are all here! 》—— 556733 copies

Switch “Fitness Ring Adventure” – 229,006 copies

Switch “Assemble! Animal Crossing Club-227903 copies

Mario Racing 8 Deluxe Edition for Switch – 181258 copies

Switch “Super Smash Bros. Special Edition” – 120689 copies

The sales figures of game software are also the largest among Nintendo. The top 5 games sold in January are all owned by Nintendo. Among them, “Momotaro Electric Railway” ranked first with 550,000 sales.

January 2021 sales ranking of household game manufacturers:

Nintendo – 1.399 million copies

Konami-594,000 copies

Glory-123,000 copies