The September 2022 software and hardware sales ranking bulletin was released. “Splatoon 3” sold 2.743 million copies and took the top spot for the month. Second is “Dragon Quest X Awakening Five Races Offline” | Famitsu.com for the latest gaming and entertainment information

Famitsu has published domestic home video game software and hardware sales data for September 2022. The aggregation period is from Monday, August 29, 2022 to Sunday, September 25, 2022 (4 weeks).

platoon 3” sold 2,743,000 copies and took the top spot for the month. 2nd and 3rd place”Dragon Quest X Awakening Five Races Offline]Both the Switch version and the PlayStation 4 version are listed at. The next 4th place is “Mario Kart 8 deluxe”, 5th place is “Nintendo Switch Sports‘ was the result.

In terms of game hardware, Nintendo Switch sold 495,174 units (including Nintendo Switch Lite and organic EL models), which is 1.5 times more than the previous month. There are 63,858 PlayStation 5 units (including digital editions).

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Famitsu game software and hardware sales September bulletin site

  • Package software for “Splatoon 3” sold 2.743 million copies, taking the top spot for the month.
  • In the hardware market, Nintendo Switch sold 495,000 units in total, 1.5 times more than the previous month for all three models.

General game information media”famitsu]collected sales data for domestic home video game software and hardware for September 2022. The aggregation period is from August 29, 2022 to September 25, 2022 (4 weeks).

Selling home video game software monthly

Splatoon 3 1st Rank

  • Model: Nintendo Switch
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Number of units sold: 2,743,135

2nd place Dragon Quest X Awakening Five Races Offline

  • Model: Nintendo Switch
  • Manufacturer: Square Enix
  • Number of sales: 152,390

3rd place Dragon Quest X Awakening Five Races Offline

  • Model: PlayStation 4
  • Manufacturer: Square Enix
  • Number of units sold: 53,742

4th place Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

  • Model: Nintendo Switch
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Number of units sold: 44,451

5 for Nintendo Switch Sports

  • Model: Nintendo Switch
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Number of units sold: 34,076

Monthly unit sales of home video game hardware

1 Nintendo Switch (total)

  • 495,174 units (Last month’s number one Nintendo Switch (total): 325,748 units)

2nd place PlayStation 5 (total)

  • 63,858 units (second place last month, PlayStation 5 (total) 87,364 units)

(Nintendo Switch is the total value of Nintendo Switch Lite and EL organic model, and PlayStation 5 is the total value of PlayStation 5 Digital Edition.)

Sales of home video game software by a manufacturer

1 Nintendo

  • Number of units sold: 3,018,000

2nd place Square Enix

  • Number of units sold: 279,000

3rd place Bandai Namco Entertainment

  • Number of units sold: 117,000

(Note) The number of software sales includes all titles sold in stores (including mail order) during the aggregation period.
Data for software with two or more versions, or versions bundled with peripherals, main unit, etc., are the totals for each type.
(The release date is the one previously released, and the price is the regular version.)

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*The data of this survey was examined by the Kadokawa ASCII Research Institute, a think tank of the KADOKAWA Group, and provided to KADOKAWA Game Linkage.

About the Home Video Game Market in the Financial Year Ending September 2022

In the software ranking for the period of September, “Splatoon 3” (Nintendo / released on September 9, 2022 / Switch) is at the top with amazing momentum. The number of sales in stores in the first month of release reached 2.743 million (total of 3 weeks),Collect Animal Crossing(Nintendo / released on March 20, 2020 / Switch) exceeded the 2.608 million units recorded in the fiscal year ending March 2020 (a total of 2 weeks). According to Nintendo’s announcement, the number of sales of “Splatoon 3”, including downloads, exceeded 3.45 million units in the first three days after its release, making it the highest initial sales ever for software for Nintendo Switch.

In addition, the Nintendo Switch version of “Dragon Quest X Awakening Five Races Offline” (Square Enix / September 15, 2022 release / Switch, PS5, PS4) was second, the PlayStation 4 version was third, and the PlayStation 5 version. placed in 7th place. The three models total 239,000 units. Also,”JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R(Bandai Namco Entertainment / September 1, 2022 / Switch / PS5 / PS4) has also sold 39,000 units in total for the three models, and many new works have appeared.

In the hardware market, the main body of Nintendo Switch, which received a tailwind from “Splatoon 3”, sold a total of 495,000 units for the three models, reaching a total of 26 million units sold.

For the financial year ending October 2022,Star Ocean 6 THE DIVINE FORCE](Square Enix / to be released on October 27, 2022 / PS5 / PS4) and “Call of Duty Modern Warfare II](Activision / Scheduled for release on October 28, 2022 / PS5 / PS4),[Bayonetta 3(Nintendo / Wedi’i Amserlennu i’w rhyddhau ar Hydref 28, 2022 / Switch), a bwriedir rhyddhau cyfresi poblogaidd eraill. Disgwylir i’r farchnad gemau godi momentwm tua diwedd y flwyddyn.

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