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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Sells 1.32 Million, Animal Crossing: New Horizons at 22.4 Million


In a financial results reports, Nintendo has revealed sales figures for its April – June quarter. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, has sold 1.32 million units since its May 29th release, while Clubhouse Games, released on June 5th, has sold 1.03 million units.

Nintendo also provided updated sales figures for a number of its other Switch games. Animal Crossing: New Horizons grew by another 10.63 million units during the quarter, bringing total sales to 22.4 million—the highest in the series. Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now at 26.74 million units sold.

More Switch software sales below:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 19.99 million

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch version) – 18.60 million

Pokémon Sword/Pokémon Shield – 18.22 million

Super Mario Odyssey – 18.06 million

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!/Let’s Go, Eevee! – 12.20 million

Super Mario Party – 10.94 million

Splatoon 2 – 10.71 million

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 7.44 million

Ring Fit Adventure – 4 million units

Nintendo also reported that the Switch saw nine million-sellers during the April – June period, including two games from third-party publishers. Total software sales on the device are now at 406.67 million units, having outsold total software sales of the Nintendo 3DS, which are at 384.07 million units. The company expects to sell a total of 140 million units of software this fiscal year.

Finally, Nintendo revealed that digital sales have seen a 229.9% increase year-on-year, owing to high sales of download-only software and adoption of its Nintendo Switch Online subscription service.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.