Animal Crossing: New Horizons becomes the second best-selling game in history in Japan – Nintenderos

Many of you will be familiar with the popularity of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the exclusive simulation title of Nintendo Switch; however, it is sometimes difficult to assimilate the unexpected impact this release has had on the industry.

Only in Japan, the title has already become the second best-selling title in all history, surpassing with its 7,500,000 units sold the popular Pokémon Gold and Silver, which has accumulated about 7,170,000 units.

The best-selling game in the history of Japan is still Pokémon Red, Green and Blue, which are counted as a single unit and have already accumulated 10,230,000 distributed units; although it wouldn’t be a surprise if Animal Crossing: New Horizons surpasses it at some point.

You can see the full list (with the exception that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the second, not the third) below:

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