Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sells 22.4m

Nintendo have revealed that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has sold 22.4 million units for Nintendo Switch worldwide as of June 30, 2020.

The number shown above for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is for worldwide consolidated sales in units life-to-date, and also includes both the software units bundled with Nintendo Switch hardware, along with the downloadable version of the game. Animal Crossing: New Horizons released for Nintendo Switch on March 20, 2020, with the sales numbers being for a little over a three month period.

New Horizons is now the best selling game in the Animal Crossing series with the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game (including the updated Welcome amiibo version) selling 12.55 million units on Nintendo 3DS since launching in late 2012 in Japan and in mid 2013 worldwide, and the Nintendo DS game Animal Crossing: Wild World selling 11.75 million units since it launched back in 2005.

The best selling Nintendo Switch game worldwide is still Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which has amassed a total of 26.74 million units sold worldwide. However, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe had an almost three year head start on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, originally launching on April 28, 2017. You can check out the full list of top-selling first-party Nintendo Switch software in units life-to-date at this page.