Published On: Thu, Apr 9th, 2020

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Surpasses Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Lifetime Physical Sales

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Famitsu’s Japanese draft sum are now in for 30th Mar – 5th April, divulgence that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is still carrying a smashing time during a top.

The diversion sole an estimated 423,367 copies in a segment final week, holding a Japanese earthy sales sum to only over 3 million. Amazingly, this means that – after only 3 weeks on sale – New Horizons has already surpassed a lifetime earthy sales sum achieved by Switch’s evergreen hulk Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in a country.

Animal Crossing’s third-week success also keeps it during series one in a weekly chart, absolutely holding off PS4’s large recover this week, Resident Evil 3.

Here are a tip 10 (first numbers are this week’s estimated sales, followed by sum sales):


1) [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo) {2020.03.20} – 423.367 / 3.031.784
2) [PS4] Resident Evil 3 (Capcom) {2020.04.03} – 189.490 / NEW
3) [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 18.333 / 94.331
4) [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai Namco Games) {2020.03.26} – 17.340 / 78.911
5) [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} – 14.171 / 2.855.101
6) [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} – 12.257 / 3.635.531
7) [NSW] Pokémon Sword and Shield (Pokémon Co.) {2019.11.15} – 11.017 / 3.553.541
8) [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} – 9.045 / 1.340.884
9) [NSW] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Pokémon Co.) {2020.03.06} – 8.556 / 226.950
10) [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} – 8.496 / 753.623


In terms of hardware, Switch didn’t conduct to have utterly as successful a week as final time around, though a strange indication and Switch Lite’s sum sum of 154,000 sales is zero to sneer at. Here are this week’s figures, followed by lifetime sales in brackets:

Nintendo Switch: 54,556 (11,128,866)
PlayStation 4: 13,419 (7,468,308)
PlayStation 4 Pro: 6,116 (1,469,556)
Xbox One S: 28 (21,098)
Xbox One X: 23 (19,599)

Nintendo Switch Lite: 100,084 (2,109,557)
New Nintendo 2DS LL: 1,172 (1,119,668)
New Nintendo 3DS: 58 (5,886,893)

Last week’s charts

Any surprises this week? Let us know in a comments.

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