May 19, 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch’s Biggest Launch Sales

What more can we say? Animal Crossing: New Horizons is, without a doubt, a foregone success. Managing to topple even the Mega-Powers of Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons was, undoubtedly, always going to move a lot of units.

However, the sheer scale of New Horizons‘ sales figures is truly something to behold. Despite launching the same day as Bethesda’s cross-platform Doom: Eternal, New Horizons managed to sell triple the number of physical copies.

In fact, New Horizons is Nintendo Switch’s second-biggest launch ever, behind only Pokémon Sword/Shield. The notable exception here is that both editions of Pokémon are counted as one entity.

However, if you treat them as two separate games, New Horizons is actually the best-selling Nintendo Switch release. even noted how New Horizons managed to achieve a near-impossibility: it sold more copies than all other Animal Crossing games combined.

YouTube player

Again, this is only taking physical sales into consideration. The story might be different in terms of digital sales – especially for Doom Eternal.

Make sure you stick with Any Button Gaming for the latest gaming news, reviews, and features from around the world. To hear more of our latest updates, be sure to follow us on social media. We’re on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Don’t forget to drop us a comment down below, and have a nice day!

Translate »
Skip to content
%d bloggers like this: