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Japan: Animal Crossing New Horizons sells 1.88 million in 3 days, 392K Switch systems sold

8 days ago   |   By My Nintendo News

Video game sales figures are beginning to come out of Japan today and it is clear that Nintendo has cause for celebration during these troubling times as the recently released Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch family of systems has shifted a massive 1.88 million copies in just three days. The game sold...
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Japan: The latest Famitsu video game software and hardware charts

8 days ago   |   By My Nintendo News

We now have the full Famitsu video game software and hardware chart data from Japan. As we previously reported, Animal Crossing: New Horizons had an incredible debut shifting a staggering 1.88 million copies in just three days. Nintendo Switch hardware sales also saw a huge boost with 392K units sold. There's currently nine Nintendo Switch...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons - How to get gold nuggets and craft unbreakable Golden tools

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - How to get gold nuggets and craft unbreakable Golden tools

8 days ago   |   By VG 247

Most tools you craft in Animal Crossing have a set shelf life, but if you manage to find a gold nugget, you'll be able to craft unbreakable Golden tools that you can use to your heart's content.
Let's get one thing straight: gold nuggets are pretty rare in Animal Crossing, so don't expect to find them in abundance. If you find one early on, store it away in your house for a later date. You can sell these nuggets for around 10,000 Bells if you so wish, but if you hold on to it, you can use it to create unbreakable tools.
In this guide, we'll take a look at how to get said nuggets, as well...
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Xbox Series X Exclusive Will be Unveiled Next Week, Native 4K and 120 FPS

8 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Last week we got a bunch of new information on the specs of Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X. The specs includes an eight core 3.8 GHz Custom Zen 2 CPU, 12 TFLOPS 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU, and more.
The official Twitter page for Dynamic Voltage Games announced they will be debuting the first gameplay footage of an Xbox Series X exclusive that will be native 4K resolution and 120 frames per second.
"Later this coming week I will be debuting gameplay for my first XBSX exclusive - which will be native 4K and 120fps. That's the good news. The bad news is I can't even...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sells 1.88 Million Units in Japan, Switch Sells 392,000 Units

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sells 1.88 Million Units in Japan, Switch Sells 392,000 Units

8 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has debuted in first on the retail charts in Japan with sales of 1,880,626, according to Famitsu for the week ending March 22.
Nine of the top 10 games are for the Nintendo Switch and two are for the PlayStation 4.
The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with 392,576 units sold. The PlayStation 4 sold 15,393 units, the 3DS sold 1,022 units, and the Xbox One sold 311 units.
Here is the complete top 10:
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - 1,880,626
Nioh 2 - 26,140
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX - 21,954
Pokemon Sword / Shield - 17,608...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Roof Colors - which should you pick and how do you change?

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Roof Colors - which should you pick and how do you change?

8 days ago   |   By VG 247

Early on in your island life in Animal Crossing: New Horizons , you can trade in your drafty tent for a house to call your home. But when you're supposed to be creating your idyllic paradise from scratch it's important that everything matches the mood.
It's a little worrying then that you can't actually preview the roof color of your house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons before you commit. Here's a quick look at the different choices you can select, along with some guidance on how to change your roof color if you get bored.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Roof Colors
There are 8 different...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons smashes sales records

Animal Crossing: New Horizons smashes sales records

8 days ago   |   By Destructoid

We all knew the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons was going to be big. It's a popular franchise coming for the first time to the hottest system on the market. Add in everyone who knows better staying indoors to keep healthy, and you have a perfect storm of sales potential. So we knew it was going to be big, but bigger than Smash Bros. or Pokémon ?
Apparently so, at least in Japan, where Famitsu is reporting that New Horizons has sold 1.88 million copies over its first three days. And to clarify, this only covers physical copies of the game. To put that into perspective, Super Smash...
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Need More Iron Nuggets in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Stop Breaking Rocks!

8 days ago   |   By Attack of the Fanboy

Many games bog players down with lengthy and exhaustive tutorials, explaing every single facet of the game in extreme detail...
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In Japan, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is the Biggest New Game for the Switch

8 days ago   |   By US Gamer

Selling a grand total of 1.8 million units in three days.
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Friends threw this nine-year-old a birthday party in Animal Crossing: New Horizons because of the coronavirus lockdown

8 days ago   |   By VG 247

Lovely nine-year-old Sophia didn't count on getting a surprise birthday party in Animal Crossing.
We've been mostly hearing bad news these past few weeks, so it's great to see a feel-good story cut through the noise. Sophia, the daughter of PlayStation London producer Alexia Christofi, didn't get her ninth birthday party because of the coronavirus lockdown in the UK.
Little did she know, her mother's friends have been planning a little surprise party for her elsewhere: in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. They even did the work to make it feel as real as possible, bringing gifts and setting...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1.88 million its first three days in Japan

8 days ago   |   By VG 247

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a big hit in Japan.
According to the latest Famitsu numbers , Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1.88 million copies at retail in Japan during its first three days on the market.
This makes it the best-selling opening weekend ever for a Switch title, a record which was previously held by Pokemon Sword and Shield with 1.3 million in sales .
The Animal Crossing figure represents retail copies, game cards and the Switch bundle only. Digital sales were not reported, so of course, once factored in the figure would be much larger.
The Famitsu figure is 5,800...
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Famitsu Sales: 3/16/20 - 3/22/20

8 days ago   |   By Gematsu

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of March 16, 2020 to March 22, 2020. As announced earlier, Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the top seller last week with 1,880,626 retail sales, taking the crown as the best selling launch week for a Switch title....
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Animal Crossing March Fish and Bugs: critters to catch before they disappear in April

Animal Crossing March Fish and Bugs: critters to catch before they disappear in April

8 days ago   |   By VG 247

The end of March marks your last opportunity to catch certain Fish and Bugs in Animal Crossing New Horizons. at least for a few months. Here's the ones you need to nab.
The world of Animal Crossing is largely built around the real-world calendar - special events will happen on certain dates, the seasons will change, and the animals you live alongside will even experience their birthdays. One major thing that changes with the dates and the seasons is the wildlife that appears around you - and that means there's a list of fish and bugs that will stop appearing each month - replaced by new...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC Could See Delay

Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC Could See Delay

8 days ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is already quite the incredible success. The game has sold a huge amount in Japan alone , and is looking to be well on its way to being the best selling Animal Crossing ever, as well as one of the best selling Switch games. That means lots of post-launch support is coming, and a title with an ongoing structure like this is tailored made for it. However, with the state of the world right now, it could get pushed back.
Speaking with The Washington Post , Director Aya Kyogoku reaffirmed that DLC and post-launch material was still coming to the game, but also...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons moves 1.8 million physical units in Japan in 3 days, Switch sells 392k for the week

Animal Crossing: New Horizons moves 1.8 million physical units in Japan in 3 days, Switch sells 392k for the week

8 days ago   |   By Go Nintendo

Behold, the power of Animal Crossing! We have the early sales data for Japan, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons absolutely killed it. It's no surprise to see that New Horizons took the top spot, but now we know how many physical units sold.
According to Famitsu, Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1,880,626 in just three days. That's just the physical number, as Nintendo doesn't report digital sales. It's also a record for Switch software, beating Pokemon Sword and Shield, the previous record-holder .
Even more impressive, the Switch managed to sell 392,576 units in a week. That's the new...
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