Nintendo has provided for the ten best-selling first party titles on the Nintendo Switch, including Smash Bros., Zelda, Pokemon, and more.
Along with the announcement of hardware sales figures for the Nintendo Switch and software sales numbers for new releases such as Splatoon 3 a Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and other recent titles such as Kirby and the Forgotten Land a Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Nintendo has it too update its list of the top ten best-selling Nintendo Switch first party games, revealing their sales as of September 30, 2022.
Not surprisingly, Mario Kart 8 deluxe continues to lead the way, with over 48.41 million units. It saw healthy sales during the most recent three-month period, likely thanks to its DLC, with the game selling 1.59 million units during the period. Counting its Wii U sales (8.46 million units), Mario Kart 8’s total lifetime sales stand at 56.87 million units. Meanwhile, Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to plug on as well, standing at 40.17 million units sold, up from 39.38 million units at the end of June.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate hit 29.53 million units sold, while The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is 27.79 million units. Number of Pokémon titles also see continued sales, with Pokemon Sword and Shield reached the 25.37 million mark, Super Pokemon Diamond and Shining Pearl hit 14.92 million units, and Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! which is 14.81 million units.
Finally, there is Super Mario Odyssey on 24.4 million units sold, Super Mario Party on 18.35 million units, and Ring Fit Adventure at 14.87 million units. You can check out the full list below.
|No.||Title||Q2 FY22-23 Sales||Yes Sales|
|1.||Mario Kart 8 deluxe||1.59 million units||48.41 million units|
|2.||Animal Crossing: New Horizons||0.79 million units||40.17 million units|
|3.||Super Smash Bros Ultimate||0.71 million units||29.53 million units*|
|4.||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild||0.65 million units||27.79 million units*|
|5.||Pokemon Sword a A shield||0.87 million units||25.37 million units*|
|6.||Super Mario Odyssey||0.47 million units||24.40 million units|
|7.||Super Mario Party||0.29 million units||18.35 million units|
|8.||Pokemon Super Diamond a A shining pearl||0.13 million units||14.92 million units|
|9.||Ring Fit Adventure||0.33 million units||14.87 million units|
|10.||Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! a Let’s go, Eevee!||0.15 million units||14.81 million units|
* Adjusted to reflect review of sales units in previous years.