Ever since Nintendo announced its latest financial results, we’ve heard great number of about Animals crossing: New horizon sell. It has sold more than 22 million copies worldwide, which means it has sold more copies than the entire Metroid franchise.
If this is not enough evidence on how big Nintendo’s sim life line has become over the years, the Game Data Library has handled some numbers – revealing the most recent entry is now the second best-selling video game never within Japan.
The only game before was the original one Pokémon title on Game Boy, has changed giant 10,230,000 units (remember you, that’s the combined total of Red, Green, and Blue). Technically, this means Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the best-selling single SKU in Japan – far ahead of the original. Super Mario Bros. game for four months.
Here is a complete list of the 20 best-selling video games of all time in Japan, powered by Nintendo Everything:
1. Pokémon Red / Green / Blue (Game Boy) – 10,230,000
2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) – 7,500,000
3. Pokémon Gold / Silver (Game Boy Color) – 7,110,000
4. Super Mario Bros. (Famicom) – 6,810,000
5. Super Mario Bros. New (DS) – 6,490,000
6. Pokémon Diamond / Pearl (DS) – 5,850,000
7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 5.800.000
8. Pokémon Black / White (DS) – 5,530,000
9. Pokémon Ruby / Sapphire (GBA) – 5,400,000
10. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS) – 5,330,000
11. Brain Age 2 (DS) – 5,100,000
12. Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (PSP) – 4,850,000
13. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Convert) – 4,640,000
14. New Super Mario Bros. Wii – 4,630,000
15. Pokémon X / Y (3DS) – 4,600,000
16. Pokémon Sword / Shield (Switch) – 4,520,000
17. Dragon Quest IX (DS) – 4,400,000
18. Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (PSP) – 4,250,000
19. Tetris (Game Boy) – 4,240,000
20. Super Mario Land (Game Boy) – 4,190,000
The other two Switch titles included in this list include Pokémon Sword and Shield and Super Smash Bros.. The game data library also mentions that Pokémon Red, Green, and Blue are likely to be overtaken by New Horizons in the future.
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