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Top 35 best-selling Switch games in Japan through first four years

Posted on March 7, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

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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:

1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 6,625,026
2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 4,145,903
3. Pokemon Sword/Shield – 3,955,554
4. Splatoon 2 – 3,771,338 
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 3,656,140
6. Ring Fit Adventure – 2,346,098
7. Super Mario Odyssey – 2,208,475
8. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 1,846,039
9. Super Mario Party – 1,818,405
10. Minecraft – 1,806,925
11. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee – 1,772,856
12. Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 1,771,235
13. Super Mario Maker 2 – 1,065,261
14. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 1,031,494
15. Kirby Star Allies – 878,800
16. Luigi’s Mansion 3 – 745,825
17. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 630,909
18. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! – 572,215
19. Fishing Spirits Nintendo Switch Version – 566,909
20. Dragon Quest XI S – 560,075
21. Super Mario 3D All-Stars – 555,345
22. Pikmin 3 Deluxe – 536,209
23. 1-2 Switch – 483,430
24. Mario Tennis Aces – 479,866
25. ARMS – 461,056
26. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – 376,481
27. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch – 363,759
28. Pokken Tournament DX – 344,201
29. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – 341,519
30. Fire Emblem: Three Houses – 323,562
31. Dragon Quest Builders 2 – 308,893
32. Paper Mario: The Origami King – 305,603
33. Yo-kai Watch 4 – 303,978
34. Zelda: Link’s Awakening – 300,027
35. eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 – 284,876

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