Animal Crossing: New Leaf Stats, Player Counts, Facts & News

Last Updated on: August 23rd, 2021

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Details

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Description

The Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game has a new lease on life thanks to the addition of amiibo compatibility. This free update adds in support for all Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards. Tap amiibo to have the pictured villager visit your town. You can even tap select amiibo from other series to get items themed to those characters!

After installing the update, you can tap Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards to invite villagers for a visit—or to move in! In November, this update content will be added to the original game in a new packaged version called Animal Crossing™: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo. And on December 2nd, 50 new Animal Crossing: New Leaf amiibo cards will also become available for purchase. No matter how you play it, this is the perfect time to cozy up to the charm and creativity of this special game. New friends and discoveries await every day. Express yourself by customizing your character, home, and town as you create your ideal world.

  • This free update for the Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game adds in amiibo™ support and more
  • You can finally invite villagers to your town using amiibo™ figures and/or cards
  • Tap Animal Crossing™ amiibo™ cards to invite the pictured character for a visit at your new RV campsite

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Stats and Player Count

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

How many people play Animal Crossing: New Leaf?

12.55 million game copies sold to date

Last updated 3/31/20


Total number of Animal Crossing: New Leaf games sold in Japan in 2019:

47,880 copies


Total number of Animal Crossing: New Leaf games sold in Japan to date:

472,862 copies?

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