• Animal Crossing powers Nintendo to record Switch sales in Japan

    14 days ago - By The Verge

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is on track to become one of the best-selling video games of all time in Japan, according to sales figures released by Famitsu. The game managed to sell 1.88 million physical copies in its opening three days in Nintendo's home market, a number far bigger than any other Switch game or Animal Crossing title to date. Famitsu doesn't track digital sales, so the actual total will be significantly higher.
    The game's launch also propelled Switch hardware sales to new heights, despite Nintendo's prior warning that the coronavirus pandemic would affect hardware...
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  • Nintendo Switch Outsells Wii in Japan

    Nintendo Switch Outsells Wii in Japan

    14 days ago - By N4G

    The Nintendo Switch has outsold the lifetime sales of the Nintendo Wii in Japan, according to our estimates.
    The Nintendo Switch sold 394,379 units for the week ending March 21, 2020 to bring its lifetime sales to 12.81 million units in Japan. This compares to the Nintendo Wii with sales of 12.77 million units. The figure for the Switch includes the combined sales of the original Switch model and the Switch Lite.
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