Nintendo created annual and quarter highlights of the year. Information about the successes is published on the company’s website.
In total, over 168.7 million copies of games for Switch were sold in a year. The best-selling of them was Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (24.7 million copies). In second place is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with an amount of 18.8 million. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild closed the list of top three leaders with 17.4 million copies.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons also made it to the top ten Nintendo’s top-selling Switch games and got the 6th place. During the reporting period, 11.7 million copies of the game were sold. It is noteworthy that the release took place on March 20, and the report was formed according to data taken until March 31. The game managed to achieve an impressive result in just 11 days. And taking into account April sales, the number of sales became 13.4 million copies.
The report also indicates that in a year the company sold 55.7 million Switch consoles. In the last quarter alone, sales totaled nearly 3.3 million copies.
Earlier it became known that the ZA / UM studio is working on a special version of Disco Elysium for the Nintendo Switch console. The role-playing game Disco Elysium was released in October 2019 on the PC. The project received a lot of awards, among them is The Game Awards 2019. The game won in all four nominations in which it was announced. In addition to the Nintendo Switch, the game should be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.