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Animal Crossing New Horizons Hits #1 Spot For Most Wanted Game In Japan

Long awaited and much delayed, Animal Crossing New Horizons is now officially the most wanted game in Japan according to Famitsu and Nintendo Dream the two biggest gaming magazine outlets in Japan.

Animal Crossing New Horizons is the next big Nintendo title coming to Nintendo Switch and this concludes the list of known Nintendo titles coming out in 2020. Not much is known about what games we can expect to come to the hybrid console beyond Animal Crossing New Horizons. Not surprisngly Zelda Breath of The Wild 2 is on the list, a game that has only been rumored so far but is already gaining in popularity.

Most Wanted Games in Japan

Nintendo Dream

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) – 26.6%
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 15.6%
  3. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore (Switch) – 12.8%
  4. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 6.9%
  5. Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix (Switch) – 6.6%
  6. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (Switch) – 5.9%
  7. Story of Seasons Series New Work (Switch) – 5.2%
  8. TRIALS of MANA (Switch) – 4.8%
  9. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition (Switch) – 4.5%
  10. Inazuma Eleven Eiyuu Tachi no Great Road (Switch) – 3.8%


  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) – 508
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 292
  3. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 278
  4. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 231
  5. Ushiro (Switch) – 205
  6. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 184
  7. SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays (Switch) – 133
  8. TRIALS of MANA (Switch) – 131
  9. Momotaro Dentetsu ~Showa Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!~ (Switch) – 111
  10. Yo-kai Watch 4++ (Switch) – 92

Animal Crossing New Horizons Hype Train Has Begun

This is leaves Nintendo in a position to start the hype train only focused on the next installment in the popular village simulator. The big N already cleared the way on Twitter by launching a separate Animal Crossing Pocket Camp twitter, so that Isabelle on the official account can focus on New Horizons.

The official, somewhat spare Animal Crossing New Horizons website has launched too, you can get caught up on that right here.


If you need something to tied you over, take a look at these 10 fun things from the Animal Crossing universe you may not know yet!

Animal Crossing Merchandise

Take a look at this adorable personalized Animal Crossing Stocking stuffer gift! I am giving away sticker packs on my Patreon this month as well!



myPotatoGames was founded out of our huge love for Animal Crossing, besides spending a lot of time taking care of my virtual village I enjoy painting, creating things or looking up funny and cute dog pictures on the internet. My preferred office location is somewhere on a remote island, in the middle of the South Pacific.

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