Are we really surprised? It is Fortnite after all.
As a new year of gaming can get well underway, Nintendo has taken the time to compile the data of the 22 most played Nintendo Switch games in Europe for the entirety of 2021. Now, with the full list compiled, the extensive list has been shared as part of an article discoverable in the Nintendo Switch News section and we’re sharing the complete list right here:
- Fortnite (2018)
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons (2020)
- Minecraft (2018)
- Pokémon Sword (2019)
- Pokémon Shield (2019)
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017)
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (2017)
- Rocket League (2017)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018)
- Super Mario Odyssey (2017)
- FIFA 21 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition (2020)
- Pokémon UNITE (2021)
- MONSTER HUNTER RISE (2021)
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (2019)
- Super Mario Party (2018)
- Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! (2018)
- Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! (2018)
- Splatoon 2 (2017)
- EA Sports FIFA 20 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition (2019)
- Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (2022)
- Super Mario Maker 2 (2019)
- Luigi’s Mansion 3 (2019)
While half of the games on the list above don’t come across as a surprise, it is interesting to see the likes of the Pokémon: Let’s Go games placing higher than Splatoon 2 and seeing a good representation of games old and new, dominating in Europe.
In a separate article in the Nintendo Switch News section, Nintendo packages together 9 gameplay videos of Switch games releasing in 2022 and we have that list here:
- Pokémon Legends: Arceus (2022) – Release Date: Jan 28, 2022
- Triangle Strategy (2022) – Release Date: Mar 4, 2022
- Advanced Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp (2022) – Release Date: Spring 2022
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land (2022) – Release Date: Spring 2022
- MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK (2022) – Release Date: Summer 2022
- Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (2022) – Release Date: 2022
- Splatoon 3 (2022) – Release Date: 2022
- Bayonetta 3 (2022) – Release Date: 2022
- The Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2022) – Release Date: 2022
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Source: Nintendo Switch News sectioneurope, Fortnite, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch News Channel
This post was written by Jack Longman