Nintendo Dominates Software Sales In Japan With 11 Exclusive Games In Top 20 For 2018

Nintendo is completely dominating the software sales in Japan this year with 11 games listed in the Top 20 best selling software of the year so far.

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Geobros185d ago

This is the year of nintendo in japan!

shuvam09185d ago

Every year is...
Even 1-2 Switch sold a mil. there...
Need I say more???

Einhander1971185d ago

Not quite the super famicom glory days, but it’s great to see Nintendo doing so well in there home territory.

DiRtY185d ago

I don't get Japanese gamers.
They don't like any western games no matter how technically superior they are.

badz149185d ago (Edited 185d ago )

That is why Nintendo is so low tech yet so successful over there

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King_Noctis185d ago

Maybe the Japanese have good taste in gaming and they don’t care about how “technically superior” the graphic looks?

BenjaMan64185d ago

Japanese gaming audiences may care more about how fun and entertaining their devices are, than how "superior" said devices are.

Sirk7x185d ago

Define technically superior please, because most of the games considered to be some of the greatest and influential of all time are/were Japanese developed.

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The 10th Rider185d ago

No surprise. I've said since it was rumored that the "NX" was a hybrid that it would basically garuntee domination of the Japanese market, despite a lot of pessimism due to the Wii U. Xbox is pretty much a joke in Japan and Sony has been moving away from first-party titles aimed at a Japanese audience. With no other new handheld on the horizon and most Japanese third party games being able to run on Switch, I'd say it's only a matter of time before the Switch is pretty much the one console selling enough in Japan to be worth mentioning. The big budget Japanese games, like Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Kingdom Hearts, Monster Hunter, and Resident Evil, will still target PS4/Xbox One so they can get those Western sales.