Dengeki Online has new information about
Animal Crossing New Horizons
sales figures in Japan. Dengeki says that the game has sold 1,831,859 copies in Japan for its first week of availability. This is 90% of the game's initial stock. To compare, Animal Crossing New Leaf sold only 558,000 in its first week in
, and went on to sell 4,000,000 in its lifespan. What is even more impressive is that Animal Crossing New Horizons sold more in its first week than Pokemon Sword and Shield did in the same time period. Pokemon Sword and Shield sold 1,500,000 copies in its first week in Japan.