The Nintendo Switch console has kept players captivated, amused, and itching for more since its release in 2017. This dynamism is enhanced by its amazing collection of top-notch video games. The second part of this review of best-selling video games includes five titles that have sold millions of units worldwide and won the hearts of all Switch gaming fans.
5. Super Mario Odyssey
The celebrated Super Mario Odyssey is positioned at number 5, with more than 26.95 million units sold worldwide. Odyssey took the reins, took the beloved old-school charm of the Super Mario series, and hooked it up with fresh and exhilarating concepts. Mario now comes armed with a Cappy cap that can be thrown on almost anything within the game for an amazing variety of effects. Brilliantly designed realms enhance your journey through the game, and while the mission is the familiar one of saving Princess Peach, this adventure feels new, genuine, and fun. The endless possibilities of using Cappy, unlocking costumes, and discovering secret areas make Super Mario Odyssey a flagship Nintendo Switch game.
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Ranked fourth on the list with 31.15 million units sold, this game almost single-handedly justifies the existence of Nintendo Switch. This title reimagines the Zelda franchise in an open-world environment full of discoveries, puzzles, and surprises. You can explore the vast, beautifully hand-crafted world of Hyrule at your leisure, and whether it’s battling enemies, taming wild horses, or cooking up a storm, your journey in this game is atmospheric, immersive, and immensely rewarding. This isn’t just a game; it’s a breathtaking phenomenon, a wild adventure that improves with every game.
3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate takes the bronze medal with 32.44 million units sold. It is a thrilling melee fighter with more than 70 characters. Its multiple game modes, addictive multiplayer setup, and highly customizable gameplay options make it one of the top fighting games on Nintendo Switch. Whether solo or taking on your friends in dramatic battles, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate promises countless chaotic yet purely fun moments.
2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
In second place with 43.38 million units sold, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the ultimate stress buster. With a game world where you create paradise, the charming animals that inhabit it and its leisurely pace create a delightful sense of community. From terraforming your island to catching bugs, the daily tasks are addictive, serene, and engaging. From its brilliant seasonal updates to its adorable character design, New Horizons has effectively reinvented the Animal Crossing formula for Nintendo Switch.
1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Topping the list with a whopping 57.01 million units sold is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the quintessential fun racing experience. With its easy-to-understand controls, a plethora of colorful tracks, and an extensive roster of characters, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe offers superb entertainment. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or a novice, the game promises silly fun and fierce competition, making it ideal for solo or group play.
These video games have defined the spirit of Nintendo Switch, offering gamers a captivating blend of nostalgia and novelty wrapped up in engaging experiences. From the whimsical charm of Animal Crossing to the adrenaline-pumping fun of Super Smash Bros, each title has significantly impacted gaming, setting a new benchmark in their respective genres. Bagging your favorite bestsellers will ensure hours upon hours of riveting gameplay and enchanting adventures, perfectly embodying the Nintendo Switch mantra: “Play whenever, wherever, and with whomever you want.”