Nintendo reveals 15 most-downloaded Switch games

Nintendo is also expected to post a 160% jump in first-quarter operating profit

Reuters/Tech Desk September 04, 2020

Japan’s Nintendo has shared its roundup of the most-downloaded Switch eShop games during August 2020.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a fan favorite due to which it continues to be amongst the most downloaded games, although last month it faced tough competition by the newly released game, Paper Mario: The Origami King.

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Minecraft came in first, followed by Animal Crossing: New Horizons in August 2020, and ranking third was Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition and indie release Spiritfarer came in at 4.

Here is a list of games that were most number of Nintendo eShop downloads in European territories for the month of August 2020:


Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

51 Worldwide Games

Stardew Valley

Paper Mario: The Origami King

Minecraft Dungeons


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Super Mario Party

Pokémon Sword

Rocket League

Hollow Knight

Nintendo is also expected to post a 160% jump in first-quarter operating profit as its hit Switch console and titles like Animal Crossing: New Horizons look set to extend a decade-high earnings streak.

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The Switch continues to dominate Nintendo’s earnings. The escapist island life simulator became a major hit as its delayed release coincided with consumers staying home due to the coronavirus outbreak, boosting the gaming firm’s earnings in a year with a thin pipeline for major Switch titles.

This article was originally published by NintendoLife.


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