Animal Crossing: New Horizons, 5 million digital copies in one month: it’s a record

According to SuperData, the signature of the analysis that deals with gaming group Nielsen, Animal Crossing: New Horizons it has sold 5 million copies in digital in a month.

Thanks to this result, the last chapter of the series life sim from Nintendo is become the game with the most digital copies sold in one month in the history of console gaming.

The record was held previously by Call of Duty: Black Ops IIIIbut was surpassed due to the popularity of the game, to the period of the launch and dissemination of the Nintendo Switch.

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The game had already brought home the title of most sold in march on the american territory, a title which usually is a harbinger of good results on a global scale.

New Horizons he got roughly the same amount of digital copies sold, Super Smash Bros., Ultimate and Pokémon a Sword and Shield put together.

SuperData points out the forced closure of the store was one of the factors that has pushed a slice higher than consumers to turn to digital.

In this sense, GameStop – the main chain of the only video game in the world – has plans to reopen some of its shops between this and the next week.

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