How many people play Animal Crossing New Horizons? Player Count & Stats (2022)

Last Updated on: March 12th, 2022

Animal Crossing New Horizons player count stats

Animal Crossing New Horizons Player Count and Other Stats

Here are a few of the most interesting Animal Crossing: New Horizons stats and facts I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons player count:

Percentage of Animal Crossing: New Horizons sales in the US, Japan and Europe that have been digital:


Last updated 5/15/20

Estimated number of copies of Animal Crossing New Horizons sold during April 2020:

3.6 million

Estimated number of copies of Animal Crossing New Horizons sold during March 2020 (launch month):

5 million

Copies of Animal Crossing: New Leaf sold in Japan in its first 3 days:

1.88 million physical copies sold

Last updated 4/7/20

Number of users of the Turnip Exchange portal:

1.3 million users

Last updated 4/17/20

Peak concurrent user count for the Turnip Exchange portal:

300,000 users

Last updated 4/17/20

Animal Crossing New Horizons Details

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Description

Escape to Your Personal Island Paradise

Update: Can you feel the breeze in the air? Has your island’s foliage already begun turning shades of orange? Fall has come to the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, with acorns and pine cones falling from trees, waiting to be used for DIY recipes. But there’s more content on the way! On Sept. 30, a free update* is coming to the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game for the Nintendo Switch system that adds some spooky touches to the season, with Halloween costumes, character customization options, DIY projects and festivities.**

Escape to a deserted island and create your own paradise as you explore, create, and customize in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game. Your island getaway has a wealth of natural resources that can be used to craft everything from tools to creature comforts. You can hunt down insects at the crack of dawn, decorate your paradise throughout the day, or enjoy sunset on the beach while fishing in the ocean. The time of day and season match real life, so each day on your island is a chance to check in and find new surprises all year round.

Show off your island utopia to family and friends—or pack your bags and visit theirs. Whether playing online* or with others beside you**, island living is even better when you can share it. Even without hopping on a flight, you’ll meet a cast of charming animal residents bursting with personality. Friendly faces like Tom Nook and Isabelle will lend their services and happily help you grow your budding community. Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want.

• Build your community from scratch on a deserted island brimming with possibility
• Create your personal getaway and customize your character, home, decorations, and even the landscape itself
• Collect materials to construct everything from furniture to tools! Then, use what you create to give your island a personal touch
• Watch as the time of day and seasons match real life—even your hemisphere! Each day holds potential for surprises and discoveries
• Get to know the island residents, garden, fish, decorate, hunt for fossils, and more!
• Show off your paradise – play on the same system with a total of 4 people***, or play together online*** or over local wireless**** for fun with up to 8 players

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