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Momotaro Dentetsu succumbs to Super Mario 3D World and loses his streak

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After almost 3 months of its premiere, Momotaro Dentetsu has not stopped being the sensation in the Japanese market. The title for Nintendo Switch continues to sell large numbers of copies week after week and it looked like it would break an important record set by Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but it could not cope with the premiere of a colossal game.

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! He had appeared in first place from the week of November 16-22, which means he managed to be 12 consecutive weeks as the leader. This was starting to attract attention, as it was 1 week away from equaling the 13 weeks that Animal Crossing: New Horizons remained in first place since its premiere.

While staying in the top spot in recent weeks had been relatively easy for Momotaro Dentetsu due to the lack of strong releases, that all changed last week as Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury debuted worldwide on February 12. and ended Konami’s incredible title streak.

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New Super Mario game made powerful debut in Japan

The Wii U game port with the addition of Bowser’s Fury exclusive to the Nintendo Switch opened its record on the best-selling games list with 250,018 units sold in just 3 days, according to information from Famitsu (via Gematsu).

Last week also witnessed the premiere of LITTLE NIGHTMARES II, which performed very well on both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, but much better than the version of the latter platform, since it managed to sell more than double with respect to the Sony console. In the previous week, Nioh 2 also reached the top 10.

In terms of consoles, the Nintendo Switch continues to dominate, but the PlayStation 5 stands out, which managed to become the second best-selling console of the week, something that is very unusual, especially since next-generation consoles are scarce in the country of the Sun. nascent.

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We leave you with the sales list for the last 2 weeks, which ranged from February 1 to 14.

Software sales (February 1-7, 2021)

Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 56,283 Ring Fit Adventure – 30,087 Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 19,020 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 17,699 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 12,040 Minecraft – 9692 Splatoon 2 – 8619 Pokémon Sword & Shield – 8298 Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 7704 Nioh 2 – 6523

Hardware Sales (February 1-7, 2021)

Nintendo Switch – 64,917 Nintendo Switch Lite – 23,568 PlayStation 5 – 13,142 PlayStation 4 – 3212 New Nintendo 2DS LL – 824 PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 382 Xbox Series S – 208 Xbox Series X – 106 PlayStation 4 Pro – 17

Software Sales (February 7-14, 2021)

Super Mario 3d World + Bowser’s Fury – 250,018 Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 46,638 LITTLE NIGHTMARES II (Nintendo Switch) – 24,470 Ring Fit Adventure – 24,261 Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 16,379 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 16,354 LITTLE NIGHTMARES II (PlayStation 4) – 11,163 Minecraft – 10,139 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 10,087 Pokémon Sword & Shield – 8324

Hardware Sales (February 7-14, 2021)

Nintendo Switch – 88,087 PlayStation 5 – 22,336 Nintendo Switch Lite – 21,528 PlayStation 4 – 4392 New Nintendo 2DS LL – 797 PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 554 Xbox Series X – 87 Xbox Series S – 49 PlayStation 4 Pro – 15

What do you think of the performance of the new Super Mario game? Tell us in the comments.

The new exclusive Nintendo game includes several new features, such as a photo mode and it is even possible to play some sections of Toad exploration with the other members of the Toad Squad. Some players expected the Princess of Sarasaland to debut as well, but it didn’t happen.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury is only available on Nintendo Switch. You can find out about him if you visit his file or if you consult our written review.

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