New Best-Selling Games in Japan for January 2024
The latest monthly charts in Japan have been released, and Momotaro Dentetsu World: The Earth Spins with Hope has emerged as the top-selling game once again. According to Famitsu retail sales data, the Konami title sold 153,137 copies in January, 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 7,654 units sold.
In terms of physical game units sold during this period Nintendo held a