Playstation 5 Sells 100,000 Units In Japan, Dethrones Switch

Posted on by Ryan

The latest numbers for Japan hardware sales have been released by Famitsu. These results finally saw the Switch dethroned after several weeks of the top of the charts. It was defeated by the debuting Playstation 5 which managed to sell 103,901 units during the week of November 9-15.

These 103,000 units were for the physical version while the Digital Edition sold an addition 14, 181 units. Interestingly, the Xbox Series X debuted at number 4 with 16,247 units with the Series X taking the 6th place spot with 4,287 units sold.

You can view the full hardware sales down below:

Hardware Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. PlayStation 5 – 103,901 (New)
  2. Switch – 93,671 (13,215,665)
  3. Switch Lite – 22,596 (2,824,591)
  4. Xbox Series X – 16,247 (New)
  5. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 14,181 (New)
  6. Xbox Series S – 4,287 (New)
  7. PlayStation 4 – 2,903 (7,674,109)
  8. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 474 (1,746,460)
  9. PlayStation 4 Pro – 71 (1,575,100)
  10. New 3DS LL – 23 (5,888,770)
  11. Xbox One X – 14 (20,980)
  12. Xbox One S – 11 (93,662)