Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1.88 million retail copies in first three days in Japan

Switch hardware sells nearly 392,576 units during the game's launch week.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1,880,626 retail copies in its first three days of release in Japan, according to Famitsu numbers. This number includes physical game copies, download cards, and the Animal Crossing: New Horizons hardware bundle, but does not include digital sales.

The latest entry in the Animal Crossing series surpassed Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield‘s 1.36 million units as the best selling opening week for a Switch title in Japan.

Switch hardware, which includes both the standard and Lite models, sold 392,576 units between March 16 and 22, bringing total sales for platform to 12,801,222 units in Japan.

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