Animal Crossing: New Horizons Breaks History as Fastest-Selling Title in Japan

2020 has been an interesting year for the gaming industry. We’ve seen many records broken, a new era of gaming with the launch of the Xbox Series and PS5 & all amidst a global pandemic that’s ravaged many sectors of our society. Many developers have struggled and have had to delay their titles due to COVID. Such as Studio MDHR, developers of Cuphead. Therefore it’s wonderful to see the latest news. Animal Crossing: New Horizons(Get Animal Crossing: New Horizons at 33% OFF here! or through Amazon.) has broken history as the fastest-selling title to hit 6 million sales in Japan.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Taking The World by Storm

If you are a gamer in 2020 then you probably would have heard of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The life simulation game released in early 2020 and was received with extremely positive reviews. The game has been acknowledged even in the scientific community by Oxford University.

According to Game Data Library, only 5 other video games have ever reached 6 million retails sales milestones in Japan. Furthermore, Animal Crossing: New Horizons managed to reach this gigantic number in just 8 months! Pokémon Gold and Silver was the previous title holder, reaching 6 million in 13 months.

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What is even more baffling is that the sales do not include digital sales, and with winter holidays here, we can expect the game to skyrocket even more in sales.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Big Winter Update

To celebrate the winter holidays, Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Get Animal Crossing: New Horizons at 33% OFF here! or through Amazon.) got a Christmas make-over in the new winter update. While players were able to participate in Turkey Day yesterday for Thanksgiving. Players can look forward to Toy Day coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons on December 24th.

Players will be able to see their island become progressively more festive, leading up to the big day. As a result, players will be able to acquire ornaments, toys, and holiday clothing. Furthermore, Nintendo will be expanding home storage to 2,400 slots. As well as adding new hairstyles and reactions. (Get Animal Crossing: New Horizons at 33% OFF here! or through Amazon.)

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