Best-selling console games in Japan in 2017, by unit sales (in million units)

Best-selling console games in Japan 2017 The statistic ranks the best-selling console games in Japan in 2017, based on unit sales. In 2017, the best-selling game was "Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon" for the 3DS which sold more than two million units in Japan. When it comes to hardware sales, it was found that 2017 was the year of Nintendo Switch. That year Switch sold almost 3.41 million units in the country. Playstation 4 was the second best-selling console in Japan, followed by Nintendo 3DS.
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Game title (console)Units sold in millions
Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon (3DS)2
Splatoon 2 (NSW)1.75
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)1.75
Monster Hunter XX (3DS)1.69
Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (PS4)1.34
Super Mario Odyssey (NSW)1.32
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NSW)1.1
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NSW)0.69
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)0.58
Super Mario Maker (3DS)0.42
Game title (console)Units sold in millions
Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon (3DS)2
Splatoon 2 (NSW)1.75
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)1.75
Monster Hunter XX (3DS)1.69
Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (PS4)1.34
Super Mario Odyssey (NSW)1.32
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NSW)1.1
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NSW)0.69
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)0.58
Super Mario Maker (3DS)0.42
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The statistic ranks the best-selling console games in Japan in 2017, based on unit sales. In 2017, the best-selling game was "Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon" for the 3DS which sold more than two million units in Japan. When it comes to hardware sales, it was found that 2017 was the year of Nintendo Switch. That year Switch sold almost 3.41 million units in the country. Playstation 4 was the second best-selling console in Japan, followed by Nintendo 3DS.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
Japan
Survey time period
December 26, 2016 to December 31, 2017
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.

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