Console also scores highly in ‘bestselling’ and ‘worst game’ categories.
Our friends over at GamesIndustry.biz love crunching the numbers and turning them into lovely charts, and we love reading them. Their “Year In Numbers” for 2020 shows a pandemic-fuelled frenzy of video game spending, with a 21% increase in the value of the console market, proving that we’ve really just spent this whole year playing video games instead of working.
In a reveal that probably surprises no one, our beloved Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the second-highest selling game in the UK, beating out Minecraft, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Ring Fit Adventure. The relatively-recent release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars even managed to crack the top ten best-selling games in the US, which makes the fact it’ll be gone soon even more strange. All in all, a pretty good year for ol’ Ninty.
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