Animal Crossing: New Leaf has sold over 6 million copies


During Nintendo’s investor’s meeting this week, the company announced that the critically-acclaimed 3DS title, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, has reached a lifetime sales mark of 6.35 million copies sold worldwide. From April to September, New Leaf sold to around 2.49 million copies highlighting one of the 3DS’ biggest sellers to date. Other notable titles that sold extremely well included Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon moving 1.91 million units, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D at 1.19 million, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team at 1.37 million, and Tomodachi Collection at 1.63 million copies sold.

Harrison Milfeld is a writer, editor, and freelance journalist from Missouri. Ever since he could walk, Harrison has been an avid fan of the world of Nintendo. For years, he has purchased every one of the company's subsequent products (yes, including the Virtual Boy and eReader). It wasn't until he was a young teen when he bought a PS2 that he began to embrace cross-console relations, a decision he doesn't regret. When he's not gaming, Harrison is looking to break into the magazine journalism industry and realize his dream of becoming a features reporter.