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List of best-selling Nintendo Switch video games

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This is a list of video games for the Nintendo Switch console that have sold over a million copies. As Nintendo shares the sales of their games every quarter while most other publishers don't share sales numbers per console, this list consists mostly of Nintendo-published titles.

List

No. Game Copies sold Last Updated Release date Genre Developer(s) Publisher(s)
1 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 19.01 million[1] September 30, 2019 April 28, 2017 Kart racing Nintendo EPD Nintendo
2 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 15.71 million[1] September 30, 2019 December 7, 2018 Fighting Bandai Namco Studios
Sora Ltd.
Nintendo
3 Super Mario Odyssey 15.38 million[1] September 30, 2019 October 27, 2017 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
4 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 14.54 million[1] September 30, 2019 March 3, 2017 Action-adventure Nintendo EPD Nintendo
5 Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! 11.28 million[1] September 30, 2019 November 16, 2018 Role-playing Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
6 Splatoon 2 9.28 million[1] September 30, 2019 July 21, 2017 Third-person shooter Nintendo EPD Nintendo
7 Super Mario Party 7.59 million[1] September 30, 2019 October 5, 2018 Party Nd Cube Nintendo
8 Pokémon Sword and Shield 6 million[2][3] November 21, 2019 November 15, 2019 Role-playing Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
9 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 4.59 million[1] September 30, 2019 January 11, 2019 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
10 Super Mario Maker 2 3.93 million[1] September 30, 2019 June 28, 2019 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
11 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 3.13 million[1] September 30, 2019 September 20, 2019 Action-adventure Grezzo Nintendo
12 1-2-Switch 3.01 million[4] June 30, 2019 March 3, 2017 Party Nintendo EPD Nintendo
13 Mario Tennis Aces 2.75 million[4] June 30, 2019 June 22, 2018 Sports Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
14 Kirby Star Allies 2.56 million[5] March 31, 2019 March 16, 2018 Platformer HAL Laboratory Nintendo
15 Fire Emblem: Three Houses 2.29 million[6] September 30, 2019 July 26, 2019 Tactical role-playing Koei Tecmo
Intelligent Systems
Nintendo
16 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze 2.25 million[5] March 31, 2019 May 4, 2018 Platformer Retro Studios Nintendo
17 Arms 2.1 million[7] December 31, 2018 June 16, 2017 Fighting Nintendo EPD Nintendo
18 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 2 million[8] September 2, 2018 August 29, 2017 Tactical role-playing Ubisoft Paris
Ubisoft Milan
19 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 1.73 million[10] June 8, 2019 December 1, 2017 Role-playing Monolith Soft Nintendo
20 Octopath Traveler 1.5 million[11] March 8, 2019 July 13, 2018 Role-playing Square Enix
Acquire
21 Minecraft 1.5 million[12][13][a] November 21, 2019 May 11, 2017 Sandbox Mojang Mojang
Xbox Game Studios
22 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker 1.18 million[5] March 31, 2019 July 13, 2018 Action puzzle Nintendo EPD Nintendo
23 Pokkén Tournament DX 1.16 million[14][b] March 31, 2018 September 22, 2017 Fighting Bandai Namco Studios
24 Yoshi's Crafted World 1.11 million[5] March 31, 2019 March 29, 2019 Platformer Good-Feel Nintendo
25 Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit 1.09 million[5] March 31, 2019 April 20, 2018 Construction kit Nintendo EPD Nintendo
26 Enter the Gungeon 1 million[15] March 3, 2019 December 14, 2017 Bullet hell Dodge Roll Devolver Digital

As of September 30, 2019, over 246.01 million total copies of games have been sold on the Switch.[16]

Notes

  1. ^ Japan physical sales (1 million) and Europe sales (over 500k) only.
  2. ^ Excluding Japan.

References

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  8. ^ Doolan, Liam (September 2, 2018). "Mario + Rabbids On Nintendo Switch Has Sold More Than Two Million Copies". Nintendo Life. Nintendo Life. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  9. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (September 22, 2017). "NINTENDO PUBLISHING MARIO + RABBIDS IN JAPAN AND KOREA". Official Ubisoft News. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  10. ^ Doolan, Liam. "Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Has Now Sold More Than 1.7 Million Copies Worldwide". Nintendo Life. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  11. ^ "Octopath Traveler shipped 1.5 million copies". Gamasutra. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  12. ^ "Minecraft Is First Retail Million Seller For Xbox Game Studio In Japan". Gaming Bolt. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
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  15. ^ Swalley, Kirstin. "Enter the Gungeon Sells 1 Million on Switch with Physical Edition on the way". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  16. ^ "Dedicated Video Game Sales Units" (PDF). Nintendo Co., Ltd. September 30, 2019.