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Luigi’s Mansion 3DS Release Topped the Charts in Japan Last Week

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Luigi’s Mansion 3DS Release Topped the Charts in Japan Last Week

Luigi’s Mansion has released just last week on the Nintendo 3DS over in Japan, and according to Media Create sales, the spooky adventure game has managed to knock Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2 off of the top spots.

Considering that Luigi’s Mansion for the 3DS is a port of a 17-year old game, it’s quite impressive to see it doing so well in the region:

Media Create Sales in Japan Nov 5 – Nov 11

01./00. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥4.980) – 27.370 / NEW 
02./01. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥7.900) – 25.740 / 443.731 (-34%)
03./03. [NSW] Super Mario Party <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 23.333 / 324.685 (-14%)
04./02. [PS4] Red Dead Redemption II # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥8.800) – 16.819 / 184.061 (-51%)
05./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 8.466 / 1.826.744 (+6%)
06./04. [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 7.562 / 357.898 (-7%)
07./06. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 6.783 / 2.690.893 (+3%)
08./07. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 5.706 / 1.153.183 (+23%)
09./00. [PS4] Tetris Effect <PZL> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.11.09} (¥4.167) – 4.372 / NEW 
10./13. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) – 3.780 / 1.841.692 (+15%)

As you can see, Luigi’s Mansion managed to sell about 27,000 copies in just about four days over in Japan. Some other things worth noting is that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild saw huge jump in sales from the week prior, selling 23% more copies. Super Mario Odyssey also saw a bit of an increase with a 15% jump. Keep in mind that both of these titles released over a year ago on the Switch, but still remain in the top ten best sellers in Japan.

Luigi’s Mansion is out now for the Nintendo 3DS, you can read our review right here.

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