As a part of its monetary outcomes at the moment, Nintendo revealed that Animal Crossing: New Horizons offered over 13.41 million copies in its first six weeks.

New Horizons debuted for Switch on March 20. By March 31 — the date that Nintendo’s newest earnings interval ended on — it offered over 11.77 million copies. As you may see, it has been an enormous hit, already passing the lifetime 12.55 million offered for its predecessor, Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS.

It is already the Switch’s No. 6 best-selling sport (in case you mix gross sales for Pokémon Sword and Shield). Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sits on the high with an enormous 24.77 million copies offered.

The Animal Crossing sequence has been rising in recognition lately, and New Horizons grew to become one thing of a shared cultural second when it got here out throughout the present pandemic. It presents gamers a technique to escape social distancing and construct up their very own digital group.

Animal Crossing debuted in 2001 in Japan for Nintendo 64. The U.S. first noticed the sequence with the discharge of the GameCube model in 2002.