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This is the list of best-selling Nintendo Switch video games in millions of copies sold from both physical and digital download sales, as of December 31, 2019. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the system's current best-selling game. The Nintendo Switch system has sold 52.48 million units (combined with Lite sales) worldwide since its launch in March 2017.

Sales data are according to Nintendo's official IR data (unless otherwise noted).

Note: All sales data are updated once every three months.

List

Logo Title Release date Sales (millions) Developer(s) Publisher
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo Mario Kart 8 Deluxe April 28, 2017 22.96 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate December 7, 2018 17.68 Bandai Namco
Sora Ltd.
Nintendo
Super Mario Odyssey logo Super Mario Odyssey October 27, 2017 16.59 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild - Logo 01 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 3, 2017 (launch) 16.34 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Pokémon Sword Shield logo Pokémon Sword and Shield November 15, 2019 16.06 Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu!Pokémon Let's Go, Eevee! Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! November 16, 2018 11.76 Game Freak The Pokémon Company
Nintendo
Splatoon 2 logo Splatoon 2 July 21, 2017 9.81 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Super Mario Party Super Mario Party October 5, 2018 9.12 Nd Cube Nintendo
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe logo New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe January 11, 2019 5.85 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Luigi's Mansion 3 Luigi's Mansion 3 October 31, 2019 5.37 Next Level Games Nintendo
Super Mario Maker 2 logo 1 Super Mario Maker 2 June 28, 2019 5.04 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda - Link’s Awakening logo The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening September 20, 2019 4.19 Grezzo
Nintendo EPD
Nintendo
1-2-Switch 1-2-Switch March 3, 2017 (launch) 3.01 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Mario Tennis Aces logo Mario Tennis Aces June 22, 2018 2.75 Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
Fire Emblem Three Houses logo Fire Emblem: Three Houses July 26, 2019 2.58 Intelligent Systems
Koei Tecmo
Nintendo
Kirby Star Allies logo Kirby Star Allies March 16, 2018 2.56 HAL Laboratory Nintendo
MRKB Logo Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle August 29, 2017 2.5[1][2] Ubisoft Ubisoft
Nintendo (JP)
Logo EN Final - Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze May 4, 2018 2.25 Retro Studios Nintendo
RingFit Adventure logo Ring Fit Adventure October 18, 2019 2.17 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
ARMS ARMS June 16, 2017 2.1 Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 alt logo Xenoblade Chronicles 2 December 1, 2017 1.73[3] Monolith Soft Nintendo
Octopath Traveler Octopath Traveler July 13, 2018 1.5[4] Square Enix Nintendo
Square Enix (JP)
Minecraft Logo Minecraft May 11, 2017 1.5[5] 4J Studios Ltd. Mojang
Nintendo-Labo-Logo Nintendo Labo April 20, 2018 1.41[6] Nintendo EPD Nintendo
Captain-toad-treasure-tracker-logo Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker July 13, 2018 1.18 Nintendo Software Technology Nintendo
Pokken tournament DX logo Pokkén Tournament DX September 22, 2017 1.16[7] Bandai Namco Nintendo
The Pokémon Company (JP)
Yoshi's Crafted World logo Yoshi's Crafted World March 29, 2019 1.11 Good-Feel Nintendo
Astral Chain logo Astral Chain August 30, 2019 1.03 PlatinumGames Nintendo
MUA3 Black Order Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order July 19, 2019 1.02 Team Ninja Nintendo
Fire Emblem Warriors logo Fire Emblem Warriors October 20, 2017 1+[8] Omega Force
Team Ninja
Nintendo
Koei Tecmo (JP)
Super-Bomberman-R-Logo Super Bomberman R March 3, 2017 (launch) 1+[9] Konami
HexaDrive
Konami
Enter the Gungeon Icon Enter the Gungeon December 14, 2017 1+[10] Devolver Digital Dodge Roll

Sales by region

Below lists the games that have sold 1 million or more per specific region.

Japan

Logo Title Release date Sales (millions) Publisher Ref(s)
Splatoon 2 logo Splatoon 2 July 21, 2017 2.98 Nintendo [11]
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate December 8, 2018 2.88 Nintendo [11]
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo Mario Kart 8 Deluxe April 28, 2017 2.18 Nintendo [11]
Pokémon Sword Shield logo Pokémon Sword and Shield November 15, 2019 2 Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
[12]
Super Mario Odyssey logo Super Mario Odyssey October 27, 2017 1.9 Nintendo [11]
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu!Pokémon Let's Go, Eevee! Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! November 16, 2018 1.4 Nintendo [11]
The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild - Logo 01 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 3, 2017 1.2 Nintendo [11]
Minecraft Logo Minecraft May 11, 2017 1 Mojang [5]

United States

Logo Title Release date Sales (millions) Publisher Ref(s)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo Mario Kart 8 Deluxe April 28, 2017 5+ Nintendo [13]
Super Mario Odyssey logo Super Mario Odyssey October 27, 2017 4.7 Nintendo [13]
The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild - Logo 01 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 3, 2017 4+ Nintendo [13]
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate December 8, 2018 3+ Nintendo [13]
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu!Pokémon Let's Go, Eevee! Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! November 16, 2018 2+ Nintendo [13]
Pokémon Sword Shield logo Pokémon Sword and Shield November 15, 2019 2+ Nintendo [12]
Super Mario Party Super Mario Party October 5, 2018 1.4 Nintendo [13]

References

  1. Mario + Rabbids On Nintendo Switch Has Sold More Than Two Million Copies Date: September 1, 2017. Author: Liam Doolan.
  2. Nintendo Switch sales in Europe passes 10m (gamesindustry.biz) Date: October 10, 2019. Author: Marie Dealessandri.
  3. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Has Now Sold More Than 1.7 Million Copies Worldwide (Nintendo Life) Date: 8 June 2019. Author: Liam Doolan.
  4. Octopath Traveler shipped 1.5 million copies, has a mobile prequel on the way (Gamasutra) Date: March 8, 2019. Author: Alissa McAloon.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Minecraft Is First Retail Million Seller For Xbox Game Studio In Japan (gamingbolt.com) Date: November 21, 2019. Author: Landon Wright
  6. VARIETY - Nintendo Sold 1.39M 'Nintendo Labo' Kits Since April Launch Date: July 31, 2018. Author: Brian Crecente.
  7. Super Mario Odyssey Passes The 10 Million Sold Marker (Nintendo Life) Date: April 26, 2018. Author: Damien McFerran.
  8. Koei Tecmo Financial Report (in Japanese only) (pg. 2; sec. #1) April 2018
  9. Super Bomberman R Hits One Million Worldwide Sales, Konami Celebrates With Bungee Jump (Nintendo Life) Date: August 2, 2018. Author: Ryan Craddock.
  10. Enter the Gungeon Sells 1 Million on Switch with Physical Edition on the way (Hardcore Gamer) Date: March 3, 2019. Author: Kirstin Swalley.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 Famitsu Reveals the Top 20 Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Titles in Japan Date: March 10, 2019. Author: Jordan Boyd.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Pokemon Sword and Shield sales go big for launch (SlashGear) Date: November 21, 2019. Author: Eric Abent.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 Nintendo Switch is the Fastest-Selling Video Game System of This Generation (Business Wire) Date: December 18, 2018.

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