Minecraft Dungeons Coming to Switch

Mojang have announced that Minecraft Dungeons is coming to Nintendo Switch in Spring 2020. Minecraft: Dungeons is an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, and features four-player local and online co-op. Announcement trailer added below…

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Nintendo Switch eShop Charts

  1. Minecraft (Mojang/Microsoft Japan)
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Legacy of the Duelist:Link Evolution (KONAMI)
  3. Futari de!Nyanko Daisensou (PONOS)
  4. Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)
  5. Cuphead (StudioMDHR) 
  6. Overcooked! Special Edition (Team17) 
  7. UNDERTALE (Hachinoyon)
  8. Hako Boy!& Hako Girl! (Nintendo)
  9. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish)

Notes: Period counted 09-15 May. Minecraft is 33% off. New entries bolded. Next week sees Akumajou Dracula Anniversary Collection, GUILTY GEAR, Pato Box, and more. Nintendo 3DS charts below…

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Minecraft Currently 33% Off!

Mojang/Microsoft Japan have reduced the price of Minecraft on the Nintendo Switch eShop by 33% off (¥3,888 to ¥2,592) until 24 May. Check out the full list of Japanese Switch eShop sales (69 games) here.

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Final Minecraft 3DS Update

Mojang have updated Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition for the final ever time adding Woodland Mansions, Explorer Maps, Concrete, Llamas and much more. Buy the Minecraft New Nintendo 2DS LL Creeper Edition here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Full patch notes added below…


  • Updated codebase in close parity with Minecraft 1.1.5
  • Woodland Mansions
  • Explorer Maps
  • Iron & Gold Nugget Smelting


  • Concrete
  • Concrete Powder
  • Glazed Terracotta
  • Shulker Box
  • Frosted Ice
  • Totem of Undying
  • Iron & Gold Nuggets
  • Magma block
  • Bone block
  • Nether wart block
  • Red nether brick
  • Spawn Eggs (Llama, Vindicator, Evoker, Vex)


  • Llamas
  • Vindicators
  • Evokers
  • Vexes
  • Cartographer Villagers


  • Underground fossils
  • Natural Magma block generation in the Nether


  • Frost Walker
  • Mending
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Nintendo Switch eShop Charts 

  1. Minecraft
  2. Minna De Kuuki Yomi
  3. Hollow Knight
  4. Overcooked 2
  5. ACA NEOGEO Metal Slug
  6. Human: Fall Flat
  8. Maihana Soumakyou
  9. Dead Cells
  10. Stardew Valley

Notes: Period counted 06 – 12 September. Minecraft returns to number one! New entry bolded. Next week sees FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION HD and more! Nintendo 3DS charts below…

Nintendo 3DS eShop Charts

  1. Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou
  2. Pocket Monsters Crystal
  3. Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition
  4. Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e…
  5. Ice Station Z
  6. Battleminerz
  7. Pokémon Card GB
  8. Pocket Monsters Silver
  9. Charisou DX
  10. Pocket Monsters Gold
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Scoreboards Coming To Minecraft 

Scoreboards will be coming to the Bedrock version of Minecraft soon, allowing you can use to set, query and view scores for players in your game, and to keep count of wins, kills and deaths. Order a physical copy of the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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Minecraft Is Number One In Japan!

This week’s Media Create charts saw Minecraft as the best-selling game in Japan with 25,948 copies sold, Splatoon 2 was number two with 24,188. The top 13 games were all on Nintendo platforms! Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware with 54,647, Nintendo 3DS sold 11,896.

The only new release for next week is Boku no Academia: One’s Justice (My Hero One’s Justice). Full Nintendo charts posted below the bump… 

  1. Minecraft (Switch) – 25.948 / 212.170
  2. Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 24.188 / 2.556.846
  3. Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! (Switch) – 21.109 / 162.020
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 20.346 / 1.708.892
  5. Made in Wario Gorgeous (3DS) – 20.142 / 70.344
  6. Mario Tennis Ace (Switch) – 18.520 / 315.658
  7. Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution (Switch) – 13.259 / 71.776 
  8. Susume! Kinopio Taichou (Switch) – 12.111 / 102.235
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) – 9.682 / 1.084.321
  10. Hoshi no Kirby: Star Allies (Switch) – 8.707 / 596.203
  11. Pokémon Ultra Sun Moon (3DS) – 8.447 / 1.703.711
  12. OCTOPATH TRAVELER (Switch) – 8.002 / 183.627
  13. Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) – 7.066 / 1.795.879
  14. Susume! Kinopio Taichou (3DS) – 5.766 / 39.742
  15. Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle to Daifugou no Inbou DX (Switch) – 5.101 / 14.805 
  16. Ōkami Zekkeiban (Switch) – 4.758 / 18.848 
  17. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit (Switch) – 4.703 / 222.514  
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Minecraft Will Be No. 1 This Week! 

The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft will be number one in the charts this week in Japan according to GEO, COMG! and Tsutaya data. The number two selling game will likely be either Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! or Made in Wario Gorgeous. GEO also report that Switch retail sales of Minecraft after nine weeks are outpacing Wii U retail sales after nine months!

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Minecraft Is Still Number One!

  1. Minecraft

  2. Mario Tennis Ace 

  3. FIFA 18

  4. Hollow Knight 

  5. Overcooked!: Special Edition 

  6. Human: Fall Flat 

  7. Stardew Valley

  8. ICEY


  10. Splatoon 2

Notes: Period counted 28 June – 04 July. Minecraft is number one again in this week’s Nintendo Switch eShop charts. New entries bolded. Octopath Traveler is the preload. SteamWorld Dig and more next week! Nintendo 3DS and Wii U charts below.

Nintendo 3DS eShop Charts

  1. Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou

  2. Pocket Monsters Crystal

  3. Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition

  4. Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e…

  5. dreeps: Alarm Playing Game

  6. Ice Station Z

  7. Battleminerz

  8. Charisou DX

  9. Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami

  10. Dragon Quest

Wii U eShop Charts

  1. Touhoku Daigaku Mirai Kagaku Gijutsu Kyoudou Kenkyuu Center Kawashima Ryuuta Kyouju Kanshuu: Motto Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no DS Training

  2. Cube Life: Pixel Action Heroes

  3. Minecraft: Wii U Edition

  4. Mother 2: Gyiyg no Gyakushuu

  5. Fire Emblem: Fuuin no Tsurugi

  6. Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki 

  7. Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken

  8. Hoshi no Kirby Super Deluxe

  9. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  10. Super Mario 64 

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