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MK8D, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Still Top 10 Best Selling Switch Games

MK8D, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Still Top 10 Best Selling Switch Games

In Nintendo’s latest Consolidated Results for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2021 and 2022, it once again confirmed sales figures for titles. It also updated its best-sellers’ totals. This meant an updated list of 10 best selling Switch games. However, while there is one new addition to the top 10, the top two titles remain the same. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing: New Horizon remain in the top spots.

Here’s the full list of 10 best selling Switch games worldwide, complete with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate at the top. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are the sole newcomers and took seventh place.

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 52 million units
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons at 41.59 million units
  3. Super Smash Bros Ultimate at 30.44 million units
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 29 million units
  5. Pokemon Sword and Shield at 25.68 million units
  6. Super Mario Odyssey at 25.12 million units
  7. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet at 20.61 million units
  8. Super Mario Party at 18.79 million units
  9. Ring Fit Adventure at 15.22 million units
  10. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! at 15.07 million units

For context, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe came out in April 2017. Animal Crossing: New Horizons first debuted in March 2020. Super Smash Bros Ultimate launched in December 2018.

The earnings report also offered sales figures for a few other games. For example, Splatoon 3 is at 10.13 million units sold. Kirby and the Forgotten Land is at 6.12 million at the last count.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.