Animal Crossing: New Horizons Passes 30 Million Copies Sold In A Year; Top 10 Best-Selling Switch Games Revealed


As part of Nintendo’s earnings report, the company shared new sales statistics for its most popular video games, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons is truly a phenomenon.

The game has now reached 31.18 million copies sold, which is a remarkable achievement for a variety of reasons, but perhaps most notably is that it reached that mark in well under a year. According to independent analyst Benji-Sales, New Horizons becomes the first console exclusive game in history to reach 30 million copies sold in a calendar year.

Even more impressive is that it reached the sales milestone in only 9 months, following its release in March 2020, so the figure is sure to grow even higher for its first 12 months.

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