Like every week, the magazine Famitsu has released its estimate of physical sales in Japan for the week of August 31 to September 6. A week that featured several important releases, such as NBA 2K21 and Marvel’s Avengers , of which one of them enters fully on the podium with its premiere. We are talking about The Avengers game, which debuts in Japanese stores with 42,979 units sold to be the second most successful game of the week.

Developed by Crystal Dynamics , with Square Enix as publisher, Marvel’s Avengers went on sale on September 4 and consolidated as the best-selling game of the week in the United Kingdom . However, in Japan it has encountered a rival at the height of its heroes: Ring Fit Adventure . Nintendo’s exercise game continues to be intractable in Japan, probably due to an increase in its stock, which has increased its sales week after week to reach this first position.

Behind these two, another typical of the sales lists. Animal Crossing: New Horizons maintains the type after more than 5 months since its premiere, with a third place in the charts, and cumulative physical sales of 5.66 million of games in Japan. As for the other premiere of the week, NBA 2K21 falls far short of the 42,000 units of The Avengers, and lands in seventh position with only 8,541 games sold.

Game sales (running total)

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We go from videogames to console sales , hardware, where you will surely already know what is coming next. Nintendo Switch is once again the best-selling console of the week in Japan, a clear example its continued appeal in stores, which explains why Nintendo plans to increase its production by 5M units for the current fiscal year. For its part, PlayStation 4 repeats as the second best-selling console, with lower figures at 2,000 units as the end of the cycle approaches. Next, we show you the console sales in Japan for the last week.

Sales of consoles (running total)