Snipperclips is outselling Zelda on the Japanese eShop


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Zelda has been selling like hot cakes physically, but what about the digital front? Well, there's four other games above it in Japan according to Nintendo.

Based on an official ranking from Nintendo's site, their top five best seller list includes Snipperclips, Minecraft, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Kamiko, and Zelda. This list takes all sales into account from the Japanese eShop's launch in March. It warms my heart to see the former in there, as it's a pretty underrated gem in the west -- not many folks I know have pulled the trigger on it or even know what it is.

The full list below has a few interesting tidbits, like the fact that Arms is in the top 10 despite its recent launch, and that Shovel Knight is still kicking years later on a brand new platform. Right now the Switch is pretty healthy, let's see if Nintendo can keep that up.

Nintendo Switch [Nintendo]

  1. Snipperclips - Cut it out, together!
  2. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  4. Kamiko
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  6. Metal Slug 3
  7. ARMS
  8. 1-2-Switch
  9. The King of Fighters '98
  10. Othello
  11. VOEZ
  12. Super Bomberman R
  13. New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers
  14. Blaster Master Zero
  15. Metal Slug
  16. Human Resource Machine
  17. Flip Wars (Known as Battle Sports Mekuru)
  18. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  19. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers
  20. Maison de Maeva
  21. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap
  22. Seiken Densetsu Collection
  23. Puyo Puyo Tetris
  24. Mighty Gunvolt Burst
  25. Thumper

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