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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Remains Supreme at #1 in Recent Video Game Rankings

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It’s another awesome week for Animal Crossing: New Horizons as it still remains number 1 in the recent Japanese Video Game rankings from May 11 to 17.

Second place in the ranks goes to Ring Fit Adventure, while Final Fantasy VII Remake is at third place.

About Animal Crossing: New Horizons (as Described by Nintendo)

Escape to a deserted island and create your own paradise as you explore, create, and customize in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game. Your island getaway has a wealth of natural resources that can be used to craft everything from tools to creature comforts. You can hunt down insects at the crack of dawn, decorate your paradise throughout the day, or enjoy sunset on the beach while fishing in the ocean. The time of day and season match real life, so each day on your island is a chance to check in and find new surprises all year round.

Show off your island utopia to family and friends—or pack your bags and visit theirs. Whether playing online* or with others beside you**, island living is even better when you can share it. Even without hopping on a flight, you’ll meet a cast of charming animal residents bursting with personality. Friendly faces like Tom Nook and Isabelle will lend their services and happily help you grow your budding community. Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want.

About Ring Fit Adventure (as Described by Nintendo)

Traverse grass-swept plains by jogging in place, attack enemies with overhead shoulder presses, and refill your health meter by striking some yoga poses. Two new accessories, the Ring-Con™ and Leg Strap, measure your real-world actions and help turn them into in-game movements. With additional minigames and customizable workout routines, Ring Fit Adventure is great escape for players of all skill levels and schedules.

In Adventure mode, defeat enemies with attacks based on real-world exercises as you traverse more than 100 levels in over 20 worlds. As you work through each level (and possibly work up a sweat), you’ll earn experience points. Between fights, you may encounter some unusual methods of transportation such as squat-powered launch pads. Then, pass around the Ring-Con and leg strap accessories and select from a few minigames: break boxes with gusts of air, craft pottery using squats, and more.

About Final Fantasy VII Remake

The world has fallen under the control of the Shinra Electric Power Company, a shadowy corporation controlling the planet’s very life force as mako energy.

In the sprawling city of Midgar, an anti-Shinra organization calling themselves Avalanche have stepped up their resistance. Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit now turned mercenary, lends his aid to the group, unaware of the epic consequences that await him.

The story of this first, standalone game in the FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE project covers up to the party’s escape from Midgar, and goes deeper into the events occurring in Midgar than the original FINAL FANTASY VII.


Rank System Title Release Date Weekly Copies Total Copies
1 NSw Animal Crossing: New Horizons Mar-20 129,659 4,480,117
2 NSw Ring Fit Adventure October 18, 2019 21,963 905,295
3 PS4 Final Fantasy VII Remake Apr-10 11,229 908,337
4 NSw Mario Kart 8 Deluxe April 28, 2017 10,286 2,946,455
5 NSw Splatoon 2 July 21, 2017 8,079 3,417,239
6 NSw Super Smash Brothers Ultimate December 7, 2018 7,216 3,697,918
7 NSw Tōhoku Daigaku Reika Igaku Kenkyūjo Kawashima Ryūta Kyōji Kanshū Nō o Kitaeru Otona no Nintendo Switch Training December 27, 2018 6,588 229,057
8 NSw Minecraft June 21, 2018 6,063 1,387,002
9 NSw Dragon Quest X: All In One Package (Version 1-5) May-14 5,657 5,657
10 PS4 Trials of Mana Apr-24 5,467 122,753
11 NSw Super Mario Party October 5, 2018 5,424 1,446,263
12 NSw Trials of Mana Apr-24 4,951 90,068
13 NSw Pokémon Sword & Shield November 15, 2019 4,047 3,597,755
14 PS4 Dragon Quest X: All In One Package (Version 1-5) May-14 3,867 3,867
15 NSw Fitness Boxing December 20, 2018 3,502 106,936
16 NSw The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 3, 2017 3,327 1,584,418
17 NSw New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe January 11, 2019 3,174 841,588
18 NSw Super Mario Maker 2 June 28, 2019 3,155 913,083
19 PS4 Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition June 14, 2018 2,963 51,185
20 PS4 Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition September 6, 2019 2,596 469,929

Source: ANN 

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