Nintendo has provided updated sales figures for its best-selling games on Switch, although the list is very familiar indeed.
In fact, since the last update provided a few months ago, the entire top ten order has remained exactly the same with no newcomers squeezing their way in. Of course, each game’s sales have increased, however, giving us slightly different totals this time around.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (which has incidentally now outsold Mario Kart Wii to become the series’ best-selling title) has extended its lead ahead of Animal Crossing: New Horizons to stay top of the list, although this month’s major update and DLC could spark another boost in sales for the latter. At the bottom end, Ring Fit Adventure continues to creep ever closer to Splatoon 2‘s total after knocking New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe out of the top ten earlier this year.
Below, you’ll find the Switch’s best-selling games as of 30th September 2021. Note that the data only includes Nintendo-published titles.
Top Ten Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games (as of 30th September 2021):
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 38.74 million
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 34.85 million
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 25.71 million
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 24.13 million
- Pokémon Sword and Shield – 22.64 million
- Super Mario Odyssey – 21.95 million
- Super Mario Party – 16.48 million
- Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! – 13.83 million
- Splatoon 2 – 12.68 million
- Ring Fit Adventure – 12.21 million
The numbers above are worldwide sales and include retail, digital, and copies bundled with hardware all combined. Nintendo has also revealed that Switch hardware lifetime sales have now reached more than 92 million units.
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