Nintendo has released a new list of its best-selling software, and while it does include some titles one should expect, a new game has made its way to the list. Ring shaped adventure, the 2019 fitness game, took 10th place on the list.
Nintendo itself has been doing well since the Switch launched. The console, launched in 2017, is still selling well. That’s despite a revised version of the console, the Switch OLED, released later this year. However, the Switch’s biggest success has been in software sales. According to Nintendo’s List its best-selling securities sales units, Ring shaped adventure has sold 11.26 million units so far, surpassing the console’s previous 10th bestseller, New Super Mario Bros. Deluxe.
Of course, some pillars are still on the list and are unlikely to be outdated. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing: New Horizons are the best and second best selling games on the Nintendo console, with 37.08 million and 33.89 million units sold, respectively. Considering that the Switch itself has sold just over 89 million units in its lifetime, that means more than a third of all Switch users own one or both. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Notably though, are the Switch’s total software sales. The small console has apparently been a huge software seller for Nintendo, with over 632.40 million units of software sold to date. comparatively, the only other Nintendo hardware that has managed to sell so much software is the Wii, with 921.85 million units sold, and the Nintendo DS, with 948.74 million units sold.