Japanese Charts: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Holds Strong In The Wake Of Elden Ring

Image: Nintendo / The Pokémon Company

We’ve got the latest sales figures from Japan for the week of February 21st to February 27th, and perhaps unsurprisingly FromSoftware’s Elden Ring has taken the top two spots with both the PS4 and PS5 versions, achieving a rather staggering 278,507 units sold across both formats.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus holds its own, however, coming in at number 3 with a respectable 60,754 units sold on Switch.

  1. [PS4] Elden Ring (FromSoftware, 02/25/22) – 188,490 (New)
  2. [PS5] Elden Ring (FromSoftware, 02/25/22) – 90,017 (New)
  3. [NSW] Pokémon Legends: Arceus (The Pokémon Company 01/28/22) – 60,754
  4. [PS4] Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream (Koei Tecmo Games, 02/24/22) – 22,104 (New)
  5. [NSW] Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream (Koei Tecmo Games, 02/24/22) – 18,912 (New)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,055
  7. [PS4] Horizon Forbidden West (SIE, 02/18/22) – 11,468
  8. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo, 10/29/21) – 9,851
  9. [NSW] Touken Ranbu Warriors (DMM Games, 02/17/22) – 9,731
  10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,669

Despite the massive release of Elden Ring hardware sales for the Switch remain exceptionally strong, with no change in the line-up this week.

  1. Switch OLED Model – 32,670 (1,278,322)
  2. Switch – 24,867 (18,040,917)
  3. PlayStation 5 – 15,418 (1,188,101)
  4. Switch Lite – 12,695 (4,593,377)
  5. Xbox Series S – 3,687 (72,136)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,614 (215,009)
  7. Xbox Series X – 598 (84,927)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 511 (1,182,805)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 17 (7,819,342)

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