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Switch Shipments Reach 61.44 Million Units as of June 30, Animal Crossing Sells 22.4 Million

Switch Shipments Reach 61.44 Million Units as of June 30, Animal Crossing Sells 22.4 Million - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 September 2020 / 3,925 Views

Nintendo has released its latest hardware and software figures for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS through June 30, 2020. Shipments figures for the Nintendo Switch reached 61.44 million units, while the Nintendo 3DS hit 75.87 million units shipped. As for lifetime software 406.67 million Switch games have been shipped and 384.07 million 3DS games. 

For the quarter Nintendo shipped 5.68 million Switch units and 50.43 million Switch games, as well as 0.1 million 3DS units and 3.93 million 3DS games.

Nintendo forecasts it will ship 19 million Switch units in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. This is the same as its previous forecast.

Nintendo reported net sales of ¥358,106 million, operating income of ¥144,737 million and net profit of ¥106,482 million.

Switch Shipments Reach 61.44 Million Units as of June 30, Animal Crossing Sells 22.4 Million

Here are the top 10 best-selling Switch first-party titles:

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 26.74 million
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 22.4 million
  3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 19.99 million
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 18.60 million
  5. Pokemon Sword / Pokemon Shield – 18.22 million
  6. Super Mario Odyssey – 18.06 million
  7. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – 12.20 million
  8. Super Mario Party – 10.94 million
  9. Splatoon 2 – 10.71 million
  10. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 7.44 million
Nintendo also shared the sales figures of more games:
  1. Ring Fit Adventure – 3.9 million
  2. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – 1.32 million (released May 29)
  3. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 1.03 million (released June 5)

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Cerebralbore101 (on 06 August 2020)

Animal Crossing is going to speed by Mario Kart in sales so fast. I'm beginning to think the Switch shortage has little to do with Corona and everything to do with Animal Crossing, finally realizing it's killer app potential.

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Original (on 06 August 2020)

Did animal crossing just sold 22.4 million in 3 month and 10 days !!!

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SanAndreasX (on 06 August 2020)

Damn Animal Crossing is a beast. Second best selling game in only a few months. And Breatn of the Wild has not only held its own against Pokémon, the sales gap between the two actually got bigger. I thought Pokémon would pass BotW.

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garretslarrity (on 07 August 2020)

When I saw the Animal Crossing sales I literally said aloud "Oh my *** god!"

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super_etecoon (on 06 August 2020)

wow wow wow....those Animal Crossing sales. And given the neverending updates that game has I just can't see these legs getting short any time soon. No matter when you arrive to your island it will always feel fresh and fun and those who have never played it will have so many hours of pure enjoyment ready to unlock. Even those of us who have been playing it nonstop since launch are still enthralled. Mario Kart better have a blue shell or two at the ready or it won't stand a chance. Literally a third of Switch owners own this game, and that is likely to continue to grow. What I'm most curious about is how many people who downplayed the idea of getting the game when it first released have broken down and picked it up and are having a heck of a time. Don't be shy, you can tell us.

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Original (on 06 August 2020)

Oh wow Xenoblade DE sold 1.32 mill that's surprising

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SanAndreasX Original (on 06 August 2020)

Glad to hear it as someone who has loved the series since Xenogears. T2, Soraya, and the rest of the crew deserve the success.

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