Animal Crossing: New Horizons Reached Over 13 Million Copies Sold in Just 6 Weeks

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a massive success

By Grayshadow, Posted 07 May 2020

With the global quarantine in effect, many more people are playing video games to pass the time. Nintendo has been one of the more popular options, with Switch's in short supply due to the high demand and their recent release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, taking over social media since its launch and that popularity has translated into sales. With Nintendo confirming the game reached 13 million sales in just 6 weeks!

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In comparison, Pokemon Sword and Shield reached 12.9 million copies sold in 9 weeks. However, Animal Crossing: New Horizons launched in the most ideal time. Despite the global calamity with COVID-19 a game like Animal Crossing: New Horizons which has no end and provides many avenues for people to connect created the perfect storm for not only fans but newcomers to join in.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is now available for Nintendo Switch.

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General Information

Platform(s): Switch
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Developer(s): Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development
Genres: Adventure
Themes: Life Simulator
Release Date: 2020-03-20

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