Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sells 1.88m

Famitsu report that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has sold 1.88 million physical copies in Japan in just three days. The total figure is 1,880,626 with 392,576 Nintendo Switch systems sold. For comparison: Animal Crossing: New Leaf opened with 721,786 back in 2012 with Nintendo 3DS hardware numbers at 168,662 that week in Japan. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate held the previous record for largest opening week for Switch software with 1,238,358. This record was more recently broken by Pokémon Sword & Shield with 1,364,544.