Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a life simulation game. The game is a Nintendo Switch exclusive. It is the fifth main sequel in the Animal Crossing series. The game was released on March 20, 2020.
It has almost 6 months since the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Also, it is quite surprising to see such a number of players buying this game. This game has faced massive success and popularity since its launch. The game was developed by Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development.
Famitsu is a popular Japanese gaming magazine. This magazine calculated the stats of the sales figures between August 10th and August 16th.
It was shown in the magazine that Animal Crossing is at the top of the list as per the highest selling games in Japan. It is currently the highest-selling game in Japan, followed by Ring Fit Adventure. Well, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe were able to fill the position in the top ten of the list.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been able to achieve such massive success in just half a year which is really great.
What else did Famitsu have?
Famitsu also showed the sales of every console, in which Nintendo Switch topped the chart of sales. The switch is really popular in Japan. Also, the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most important reasons behind the hike of the sales of Nintendo Switch and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The people of Japan were looking for things to do in the quarantine. And, Animal Crossing: New Horizons made its arrival at the perfect time. This game has received a lot of love and appreciation from its fans.
This game is playable on the Nintendo Switch only.