Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Japanese Software Charts

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons game has become the first Nintendo Switch title to pass the 5 million physical sales mark in Japan.

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Nintendo Switch Has Sold 55 Million

Nintendo have announced that the Nintendo Switch has sold 55.77 million units (including Nintendo Switch Lite at 6.19 million) since it launched on March 3, 2017. Switch software stands at 356.24 million, with the best-selling title, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, at 24.77 million.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe & Super Mario Odyssey Chinese Release

Both Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Mario Odyssey are set for physical release in China on April 15, 2020. Both games join New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe as the only titles to see packaged versions in the country. Check out the box art below. [Thanks, Chinese Nintendo]

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Super Mario Odyssey & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Approved in China

China’s gaming regulator has approved the Nintendo Switch releases of both Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the country. Both titles can now officially release, joining New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe as the second and third first party titles to release domestically. Edit: both titles launch on March 16 with the pre-order bonus a sticker set for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and a passport cover for Super Mario Odyssey. [Thanks, Daniel Ahmad]

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Sold 22.96 m

Nintendo has revealed that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 22.96 million units worldwide as of December 31, 2019 and is the best-selling Switch game to-date. The number is the worldwide consolidated sales in units and includes the downloadable version.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Maintenance

Nintendo have announced that maintenance for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is currently in progress and is scheduled to end at 12:30 JST (19:30 PT). The game is currently not playable online. I’ll update this post once it’s ready again! Image thanks to Nana. Edit: maintenance has now finished with no software update.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Sold 19.01m

Nintendo have announced that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 19.01 million copies units as of 30 September 2019. These are worldwide consolidated sales and include the downloadable versions. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still the best-selling Switch game of all time and has outsold Mario Kart 7.

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Mario Kart Racing Wheels Announced

HORI have announced officially licensed Mario Kart wheels with both a Mario Kart Racing Wheel for Nintendo Switch (pictured above) and a Mario Kart Racing Wheel DX for Nintendo Switch (pictured below) for release in Japan this November. Pre-order here and here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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