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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 22.96 million[1] December 31, 2019 April 28, 2017 Kart racing Nintendo EPD Nintendo
2 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 17.68 million[1] December 31, 2019 December 7, 2018 Fighting Bandai Namco Studios
Sora Ltd.
Nintendo
3 Super Mario Odyssey 16.59 million[1] December 31, 2019 October 27, 2017 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
4 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 16.34 million[1] December 31, 2019 March 3, 2017 Action-adventure Nintendo EPD Nintendo
5 Pokémon Sword and Shield 16.06 million[1] December 31, 2019 November 15, 2019 Role-playing Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
6 Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! 11.76 million[1] December 31, 2019 November 16, 2018 Role-playing Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
7 Splatoon 2 9.81 million[1] December 31, 2019 July 21, 2017 Third-person shooter Nintendo EPD Nintendo
8 Super Mario Party 9.12 million[1] December 31, 2019 October 5, 2018 Party Nd Cube Nintendo
9 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 5.85 million[1] December 31, 2019 January 11, 2019 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
10 Luigi's Mansion 3 5.37 million[1] December 31, 2019 October 31, 2019 Action-adventure Next Level Games Nintendo
11 Super Mario Maker 2 5.04 million[1] December 31, 2019 June 28, 2019 Platformer Nintendo EPD Nintendo
12 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 4.19 million[1] December 31, 2019 September 20, 2019 Action-adventure Grezzo Nintendo
13 1-2-Switch 3.01 million[2] June 30, 2019 March 3, 2017 Party Nintendo EPD Nintendo
14 Mario Tennis Aces 2.75 million[2] June 30, 2019 June 22, 2018 Sports Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
15 Fire Emblem: Three Houses 2.58 million[1] December 31, 2019 July 26, 2019 Tactical role-playing Intelligent Systems
Koei Tecmo
Nintendo
16 Kirby Star Allies 2.56 million[3] March 31, 2019 March 16, 2018 Platformer HAL Laboratory Nintendo
17 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze 2.25 million[3] March 31, 2019 May 4, 2018 Platformer Retro Studios Nintendo
18 Ring Fit Adventure 2.17 million[4] December 31, 2019 October 18, 2019 Exergame Nintendo EPD Nintendo
19 Arms 2.1 million[4] December 31, 2018 June 16, 2017 Fighting Nintendo EPD Nintendo
20 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 2 million[5] September 2, 2018 August 29, 2017 Tactical role-playing Ubisoft Paris
Ubisoft Milan
21 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 1.73 million[7] June 8, 2019 December 1, 2017 Role-playing Monolith Soft Nintendo
22 Octopath Traveler 1.5 million[8] March 8, 2019 July 13, 2018 Role-playing Square Enix
Acquire
23 Minecraft 1.5 million[9][10][a] November 21, 2019 May 11, 2017 Sandbox Mojang Mojang
Xbox Game Studios
24 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker 1.18 million[3] March 31, 2019 July 13, 2018 Action puzzle Nintendo EPD Nintendo
25 Pokkén Tournament DX 1.16 million[11][b] March 31, 2018 September 22, 2017 Fighting Bandai Namco Studios
26 Yoshi's Crafted World 1.11 million[3] March 31, 2019 March 29, 2019 Platformer Good-Feel Nintendo
27 Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit 1.09 million[3] March 31, 2019 April 20, 2018 Construction kit Nintendo EPD Nintendo
28 Astral Chain 1.03 million[1] December 31, 2019 August 30, 2019 Action-adventure PlatinumGames Nintendo
29 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order 1.02 million[1] December 31, 2019 July 19, 2019 Action role-playing Team Ninja Nintendo
30 Enter the Gungeon 1 million[12] March 3, 2019 December 14, 2017 Bullet hell Dodge Roll Devolver Digital

As of December 31, 2019, over 310.65 million total copies of games have been sold on the Switch.[13]

Notes

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

References

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  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (September 22, 2017). "NINTENDO PUBLISHING MARIO + RABBIDS IN JAPAN AND KOREA". Official Ubisoft News. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  7. ^ Doolan, Liam. "Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Has Now Sold More Than 1.7 Million Copies Worldwide". Nintendo Life. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  8. ^ "Octopath Traveler shipped 1.5 million copies". Gamasutra. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  9. ^ "Minecraft Is First Retail Million Seller For Xbox Game Studio In Japan". Gaming Bolt. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Nintendo Switch sales in Europe pass 10m". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  11. ^ McFerran, Damien. "Super Mario Odyssey Passes The 10 Million Sold Marker". Nintendo Life. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  12. ^ Swalley, Kirstin. "Enter the Gungeon Sells 1 Million on Switch with Physical Edition on the way". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  13. ^ "Dedicated Video Game Sales Units" (PDF). Nintendo Co., Ltd. December 31, 2019.