Daily news (March 23, Round 2) – Animal Crossing: New Horizons (UK Sales Data) / SEGA Ages G-LOC AIR BATTLE

Today’s Daily news: sales data for Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the United Kingdom, but also…

  • SEGA Ages G-LOC AIR BATTLE
  • SMITE

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – UK Sales data

According to sales data from Gfk, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is off to a fantastic start in the United Kingdom. It didn’t just sell more than any previous Animal Crossing game in the country at launch, it sold more than all previous games combined at launch… including spin-offs! It sold 3.5 times more than Animal Crossing: New Leaf on Nintendo 3DS, which previously held the record of best-selling entry at launch.

What’s more, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the biggest launch ever for a Nintendo Switch game, second biggest if you combine sales of Pokémon Sword and Shield. And that’s not all: Nintendo do not share digital data, so all of this does not factor in digital sales. Hopefully, Nintendo will have a press release later this week, sharing data including digital sales (though there most likely will not be a regional breakdown).

In the United Kingdom, Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the best-selling game at retail last week. In total, over 475 000 games were sold in the country, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons took a fairly big chunk of that.

Speaking of Animal Crossing, here’s the latest video from the Domino King:

Source: GamesIndustry

SEGA Ages G-LOC AIR BATTLE

SEGA have announced that the latest SEGA Ages title, SEGA Ages G-LOC AIR BATTLE, will be released on March 26th in Japan. It will cost 999 Yen.

Here’s some screenshots for the game:

SEGA Ages G-LOC AIR BATTLE (Switch – eShop) comes out on March 26th in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: 4Gamer

SMITE

Here’s the latest video for SMITE, showcasing the Lightbringers Battle Pass:


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