Animal Crossing 3DS Grows Over 2 Million in Japan

By Jorge Ba-oh 26.12.2012 1

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf has dominated the Japanese market, outselling other key 3DS games in a short space of time.

New Leaf blossomed in Japan on November 8th, introducing a warm blend of new and existing elements to the popular franchise - including taking on the role of town mayor, swimming and more exterior customisation.

It's now the fastest Nintendo 3DS game, and the only one, to cross the 2 million mark in Japan alone. That's a fair bit of Animal Crossing, around about 1 in every 110 people owning a copy.

NeoGaffer Road put together an animated chart showing just how much of an impact Animal Crossing: New Leaf has had compared to other popular contenders, including Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7 and Monster Hunter 3G - all of which are edging towards 2 million barrier at a steady pace.

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3DS's fastest selling 2-million release so far. Well deserve? Tell us your thoughts.

Box art for Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Also known as

Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori

Developer

Nintendo

Publisher

Nintendo

Genre

Simulation

Players

4

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Reader Score

Rated $score out of 10  9/10 (46 Votes)

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I need this game, right now. (to think if the 3DS was region free, I probably would of got the Japanese version already then double dipped).

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