Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition No. 5 in Week 51 Japan sales

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Media Create Co., Ltd. this month said Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition for Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch this week ranked as a best-selling software title in the latest retail data from Japan.

Between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22, Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition ranked as the No. 5 software selling 41,907 units in the period.

Unit sales increased by 67 percent from the week prior.

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition includes the Minecraft Bedrock Engine.

The Bedrock version contains all previously released content including the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.

In addition, it allows owners to connect with non-Nintendo system users like Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One and Android mobile phones.

Finally, an in-game store called Minecraft Marketplace allows users to purchase community-related items using MINECOINS, a new virtual in-game currency.

Minecraft supports the Nintendo Switch Online service.


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