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Momotaro Dentetsu World and Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Hold Top Spots in January Japanese Game Sales Charts

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Feb 13, 2024
Infinite Wealth Like A Dragon Falls Short of Momotaro Dentetsu World on Japan Monthly Charts

Momotaro Dentetsu World: The Earth Spins with Hope has topped the Japanese monthly charts for the second month in a row, according to Famitsu retail sales data. In January, the Konami title sold 153,137 copies, surpassing Super Mario Bros Wonder which came in second with 151,569 units sold. Additionally, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth debuted on PS5 and ranked third with 102,940 units sold, while the PS4 version came in at No.6 with 77,134 copies sold. Combined, the game would have comfortably taken the top spot.

Spider-Man 2 came in at No.4 with 98,157 units sold, and a new entry Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island secured the fifth spot with 85,424 copies sold. Switch was the highest-selling hardware across three versions at 241,282 units, with the OLED model being the top seller. PS5 followed in second place with 185,480 units sold and Xbox came in at No.3 with 7654 units sold.

In terms of physical game unit sales during this period Nintendo held a 34% share of market followed by Sega at 12%. Konami had a decent share of around 10%. The top ten best-selling physical games from January 1 to January 28th are as follows:

Momotaro Dentetsu World: The Earth Spins With Hope (Konami) – #1

Super Mario Bros Wonder (Nintendo) – #2

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth (PS5) [NEW] (Sega) – #3

Spider-Man 2 (SIE – Sony) – #4

Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island [NEW] (Spike Chunsoft) – #5

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth (PS4) (Sega) – #6

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