Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been breaking sales records since it launched for Nintendo Switch. The game has made history in the United States and has broken sales records in the United Kingdom.
Without any doubt, Animal Crossing: New Horizons released at the perfect time, therefore, it is getting more attention. Well, as a big fan of ACNH its good news for me that our favorite game is being appreciated all over the world.
In its first week, New horizons sold over 3 million copies in Japan. On the other hand, the game topped the list of the best-selling game in the United States and the United Kingdom.
According to superdataresearch, Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold more digital units in a single month than any console game in history. Furthermore, the officials confirmed that the game sold over 5 million digital copies in just a single month.
Here is the official statement made by superdataresearch
The Nintendo-published title broke the console record for monthly digital game sales previously held by Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII. Animal Crossing: New Horizons also roughly matched the first-month digital sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Pokémon Sword and Shield put together. The game’s combination of social features and a relaxing setting likely appealed to individuals stuck at home. Closures of brick and mortar stores also meant that a higher share of consumers purchased the game digitally compared to past Switch titles.