Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is The Best Selling Game On Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch has been very successful indeed and while there are plenty of first-party games, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still the best selling one to date. The game is followed closely by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Nintendo has released its financials and has also mentioned the top-selling games on the Nintendo Switch. While the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the best selling game on the Nintendo Switch to date, the rest of the numbers are very interesting as well. The following are the top games sold on the Nintendo Switch to date and the units are in ten thousands.

Game Global Sales To Date (Thousands)
Pokémon Sword/Pokémon Shield 1,737
Animal Crossing: New Horizons 1,177
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 2,477
Luigi’s Mansion 3  633
Super Mario Maker 2 548
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 1,884
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 1,741
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening 438
Super Mario Party 1010
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 660
Fire Emblem: Three Houses 287
Ring Fit Adventure 273
Splatoon 2 1013
Pokémon: Let’s Go 1197
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX  126


Interestingly, Animal Crossing: New Horizons just came out a while back and the sales are more than Super Mario Party. I would not be surprised if Animal Crossing: New Horizons becomes the next most sold game on the Nintendo Switch in the next quarter. keeping in mind how quickly the game is selling, it should only be a matter of time.

The Covid-19 situation is not ideal but it is encouraging more people to stay at home and try out gaming. So that too can be another factor here that pushes Animal Crossing: New Horizons to become the best selling game on the Nintendo Switch in a few weeks time.

Let us know what you think about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe being the best selling game on the Nintendo Switch and whether or not you think Animal Crossing: New Horizons can beat it.

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PC hardware enthusiast and avid gamer Talha Amjad has been creating content for more than 6 years now. He has worked with multiple brands and renowned websites. Tech and gaming are more than just work, they are a passion and way of life for him.

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