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Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold more at US launch than any Mario or Zelda since records began

Animal Crossing: New Horizons recorded a bigger US launch in terms of both copies sold and money made than any Mario or Zelda game in history since records began.

Across every Nintendo console, only two Nintendo games have ever had a bigger US launch than Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and both of them were Smash Bros. entries. (The US really, really loves Super Smash Bros.)

Just in its launch month, NPD sales data (via Venturebeat) shows New Horizons has already outsold the lifetime sales of every other Animal Crossing game in the series.

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