Animal Crossing: New Horizons has exceeded sales milestones since its release. Milestones may be due at the time of its release at the start of many “Stay at Home orders” around the world due to COVID-19 or because it is the first title in the series to launch on Nintendo Switch. Thanks to a digital and physical version, there is no shortage of fans to get the game for the Switch.
Nintendo released earnings earlier this week. The company revealed that Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 11.77 million digital and physical units in 12 days after its launch. After six weeks, the game has sold more than 13 million copies.Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is Now Japan’s Best Selling Nintendo Switch Title.
By the end of April, the game had sold 3.9 million copies in Japan, with 1.29 million sales in that month alone. The game has surpassed other highly anticipated games, such as Final Fantasy 7 Remake for PlayStation 4.