Nintendo maintained dominant control over Amazon video game sales in 2021, controlling nearly all of the top 20 best-selling games.
Nintendo has been one of the biggest names in the gaming industry throughout the nearly three decades since the Nintendo Entertainment System first took over the world in the mid-1980s. The Japanese developer has some of the world’s largest franchises. iconic in games with series like Super Mario Bros. Y The legend of Zelda being perennial best-sellers for the company. Nintendo continued its dominance over the gaming industry in 2021 with many of its most popular games atop Amazon’s best-sellers list as the year draws to a close.
2021 saw many big-name releases for Nintendo, as well as continued success for its games released in 2020. Many of Nintendo’s largest franchises saw new entries this year with the release of games such as Super Mario 3D World + Furia de Bowser, La leyenda de Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Y Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl Pokémon Among many others. With many of the biggest game developers increasingly transitioning to digital releases, Nintendo took over and controlled Amazon’s best-seller list for 2021 with nearly every spot in the Top 20 held by the Japanese company.
As of Wednesday, December 29, Nintendo titles maintain absolute dominance over Amazon’s bestseller list for video games with 19 of the top 20 games on the market being Nintendo products (excluding peripherals and gift cards / digital codes. ). The one mentioned above Super Mario 3D world ranked # 1 among this year’s best-selling games on Amazon with Just Dance 2022 en Switch y Animal Crossing: New Horizons ending 2nd and 3rd. Notably, the only non-Nintendo game that finished in the Top 20 appears right at the bottom of the list with NBA 2K21 on PS4 at 20th place.
Along with Nintendo’s most popular titles of 2020 and 2021, many of the older Switch base titles continue to dominate the best-seller list as some of the most popular games on the console for nearly five years. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Latest, Y La leyenda de Zelda: Breath of the Wild all are in the Top 10 best-selling games despite the fact that each title was released within the first two years of the console’s lifespan.
Beyond the company’s massive success on the bestseller list, 2021 also marked a significant year for Nintendo, as the gaming giant celebrated the 35th anniversary of The legend of Zelda and 25th anniversary of Pokemon. The legend of Zelda published Sword to Heaven HD back in July and has revealed a lot of information about the upcoming Breath of the Wild 2 While Pokemon recently debuted his Diamante Y Perla remakes with Pokémon Legends: Arceus early next year. 2021 has been a banner year for Nintendo and the developer will look to continue its success in 2022.