of André Linken
The Animal Crossing: New Horizons life simulation set another record. According to current statistics, more than five million digital copies were sold within a month. No other game has done this before.

It's no longer a secret that the Animal Crossing: New Horizons life simulation has been floating on a big wave of success since its launch on March 20, 2020. The game is particularly popular in Japan and has already had the best launch weekend in all series history. In the meantime, it was able to set another record.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons has it, according to the latest statistics from SuperData Research (buy now for € 47.99) Brought to over five million digital copies sold within one month of launch. This is not only a remarkable number in itself, but also means a new record. Because no other game has sold so many digital copies within a month. The previous leader in this category was the first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. How high the actual sales figures are so far is not known because there is currently no precise information on the retail copies sold. However, it is clear that the new episode of Animal Crossing is definitely a great success for Nintendo.

Source: SuperData Research

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