Amazon published its best-selling games of 2020 and it seems Nintendo is a top winner. In fact, in Amazon’s top 10 selling games of 2020, 8 games are Nintendo first-party titles. From Animal Crossing to Mario Kart. All the popular ones dominate the chart.
Amazon is one of the largest online markets in the world and when a game appears in their best selling list. It means the game sold like hotcakes and then some.
Here is Amazon US’s top 10 best selling games of 2020 :
1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Physical)
2. Super Mario 3D All-Stars
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Digital)
6. Cyberpunk 2077 (PS4)
7. Ring Fit Adventure
8. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
9. The Last of Us Part II
10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nothing too surprising as Nintendo is a champion when it comes to releasing quality games for all ages. Additionally, this pandemic caused a significant boost in sales. Hence, we can see that the casual and family-oriented games of Nintendo rank in the top 5 spots.
Although US loves Nintendo’s games.
Amazon UK’s best selling games paints a different picture:
1. Animal Crossing New Horizons
2. FIFA 21 (PS4)
3. Minecraft (Switch)
4. Super Mario 3D All-Stars
5. FIFA 21 (Xbox One)
6. Just Dance 2021 (Switch)
7. The Last of Us Part II
8. Cyberpunk 2077 (PS4)
9. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Xbox One)
10. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PS4)
Animal Crossing claims the top spot even here. But we can see that a variety of games are featured in the top charts. FIFA 21 and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on both Xbox One and PS4 shows how popular both the games are. Especially FIFA, which is always a top-selling game in the UK or anywhere in Europe. Even in Asia.