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2022 has been a whirlwind in general, and yet another month has come and gone in the blink of an eye. September has already shown its way out, and now we have the breakdown of game sales in Japan for the month. Check out the top 30 games, hardware sales, and top publishers for September 2022 below.

Top 30 Software

  1. Splatoon 3 (Nintendo): 2,824,290 / 2,824,290
  2. Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Offline (Square-Enix): 166,378 / 166,378
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo): 70,771 / 5,092,617
  4. Minecraft (Microsoft Japan): 49,556 / 2,706,093
  5. Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo): 47,862 / 812,375
  6. Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Nintendo): 42,324 / 1,004,413
  7. Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo): 37,664 / 3,676,369
  8. Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival (Bandai-Namco): 35,516 / 35,516
  9. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R (Bandai-Namco): 30,944 / 30,944
  10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo): 27,335 / 5,286,683
  11. Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set (Capcom): 26,846 / 270,092
  12. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo): 26,467 / 7,466,219
  13. Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo): 25,382 / 1,115,073
  14. Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness (Spike-Chunsoft): 17,274 / 17,274
  15. eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2022 (Konami): 16,669 / 284,824
  16. Cloubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (Nintendo): 14,587 / 1,030,268
  17. SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Bandai-Namco): 14,215 / 54,051
  18. EA SPORTS FIFA 23 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition (Electronic Arts): 13,040 / 13,040
  19. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo): 12,471 / 2,307,694
  20. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (Square-Enix): 12,143 / 340,603
  21. Live A Live (Square-Enix): 11,421 / 115,144
  22. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! (Konami): 10,784 / 2,787,541
  23. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo): 10,734 / 1,198,219
  24. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo): 9,968 / 1,285,139
  25. Pokémon Legends: Arceus (The Pokémon Company): 9,652 / 2,342,848
  26. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai-Namco): 8,599 / 208,967
  27. The DioField Chronicles (Square-Enix): 8,562 / 8,562
  28. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Nintendo): 8,294 / 168,636
  29. Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles (Aniplex): 7,813 / 182,086
  30. Alice Gear Aegis CS ~Concerto of Simulatrix~ (mages.): 7,431 / 7,431

Hardware

  1. Nintendo Switch: 82,954 / 18,359,927
  2. Nintendo Switch Lite: 15,876 / 4,942,486
  3. Nintendo Switch OLED model: 366,532 / 2,615,598
  4. PlayStation 5: 59,373 / 1,707,538
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition: 8,259 / 282,756
  6. Xbox Series X: 11,300 / 83,838
  7. Xbox Series S: 16,915 / 94,129

Publishers

  1. Nintendo: 3,018,000 units sold
  2. Square-Enix: 279,000 units sold
  3. Bandai-Namco: 117,000 units sold
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kuribo

2M ago

Splatoon still killing it in the charts.


froyuken_files

2M ago

Those Xenoblade Chronicles 3 numbers are worrying. It's gotta be the Western sales numbers keeping the series afloat.