Japanese Charts: NEO: The World Ends With You Gets Debut Number One, Ace Attorney Takes Third – Nintendo Life

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Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 1st August, revealing that NEO: The World Ends With You has gone in straight at number one in its debut week.

The game sold an estimated 18,799 physical copies in its opening week, outselling Zelda: Skyward Sword HD which is now in its third week on the market. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles also managed to claim a high position in its opening week, selling 14,460 physical copies to land in third.

The rest of the list is mostly made up of the familiar Nintendo heavy hitters, although the PS4 version of NEO: The World Ends With You also sneaked into the top ten.

Here are the top ten (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by total sales):


  1. [NSW] NEO: The World Ends With You (Square Enix, 07/27/21) – 18,799 (New)
  2. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Nintendo, 07/16/21) – 18,620 (220,351)
  3. [NSW] The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (Capcom, 07/29/21) – 14,460 (New)
  4. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 13,914 (2,087,501)
  5. [NSW] Crayon Shin-chan: Ora to Hakase no Natsuyasumi – Owaranai Nanokakan no Tabi (Neos, 07/15/21) – 12,342 (142,476)
  6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 12,225 (3,944,450)
  7. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 11,678 (2,721,949)
  8. [NSW] Game Builder Garage (Nintendo, 06/11/21) – 9,839 (191,175)
  9. [NSW] Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Capcom, 07/09/21) – 9,524 (195,328)
  10. [PS4] NEO: The World Ends With You (Square Enix, 07/27/21) – 9,248 (New)

Despite the PS5 outselling the Switch Lite for a second week in a row, the original Switch model remains the country’s leading piece of hardware. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

  1. Switch – 51,896 (16,709,337)
  2. PlayStation 5 – 18,020 (785,746)
  3. Switch Lite – 10,969 (3,982,981)
  4. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 4,621 (154,457)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 1,209 (7,800,376)
  6. Xbox Series S – 1,014 (19,674)
  7. Xbox Series X – 788 (49,846)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 358 (1,169,412)

< Last week’s charts

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