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Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch specifically for the month of February 2021, we also have a list of the games year-to-date and have sold the best over the last 12 months. Continue on below for the full results.

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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of February 2021. The results can be found below.

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This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – 53,603 / 476,387
2. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – 33,677 / 236,073
3. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 31,760 / 2,006,555
4. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 20,197 / 2,433,274
5. [NSW] Bravely Default II – 19,841 / 112,902
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 14,684 / 3,714,231
7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 12,052 / 4,187,325
8. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 11,731 / 6,681,145
9. [NSW] Pokemon Sword/Shield – 10,094 / 3,990,761
10. [NSW] Minecraft – 8,760 / 1,843,633

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Update (3/8): Posted updated with the top 40.


Original: (3/7): This week’s UK software sales, and there’s a little bit of interesting news concerning some of Nintendo’s Switch games.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury took the top spot for the fourth straight week, though its sales lowered slightly by 18 percent. There were increases for other games, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (up 7 percent), Super Mario 3D All-Stars (up 36 percent), and even Super Mario Odyssey (up 5 percent). Animal Crossing: New Horizons also increased significantly, rising from #7 to #3 thanks to a 40 percent sales boost.

In other news, Bravely Default II decreased from #11 to #33 with a 74 percent drop. Persona 5 Strikers is no longer in the boxed charts.

Here’s a look at the best-selling games in the UK over the past week:

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This week, Switch officially turned four years old. Japanese magazine Famitsu celebrated the milestone with a special feature in its latest issue. A list was published as part of that, which shows the top 35 best-selling Switch games so far.

Despite only releasing last year, Animal Crossing: New Horizons took the top spot – and it wasn’t really close. Well over six million copies have been sold in Japan, with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate the next closest at just over four million.

Here’s the full list:

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This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – 202,396 / NEW
2. [NSW] Bravely Default II – 93,061 / NEW
3. [NS4] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – 74,811 / 422,784
4. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 40,610 / 1,974,795
5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 19,032 / 2,413,077
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 13,575 / 3,699,547
7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 13,332 / 6,668,414
8. [NSW] Uta no * Prince-Sama Debut – 10,588 / NEW
9. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 9,957 / 4,175,273
10. [NSW] Minecraft – 9,386 / 1,834,873

Another round of data is in for the UK games market based on 2020 sales. Throughout the year, Switch sold 1.5 million units. That’s up from about one million the year prior.

Switch also generated £367.4 million in the UK last year. That’s more than the PS5 (£191 million) and Xbox Series S/X (£118 million). As previously reported, Nintendo’s console sold as much as all PlayStation and Xbox consoles combined.

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Update (3/1): Post updated with the top 40.


Original (2/28): This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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