Fortnite Was The Most-Played Nintendo Switch Game In Europe For 2019

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Nintendo of Europe has ranked the top 20 Nintendo Switch games that were played the most in 2019, with unsurprising results.

The rankings, which are based on “time played on all Nintendo Switch consoles with a European Nintendo Account for which data sharing is enabled,” have revealed that the free-to-play battle royale spectacle that is Fortnite as the most played game on the portable home console.

There were few surprises elsewhere, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Minecraft, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe rounding out the top five.

Other third-party games also scored some success, with FIFA 19, FIFA 18, Diablo III: Eternal Collection, and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle appearing in the list.

The 20 most played Nintendo Switch games in Europe are:

  1. Fortnite
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  4. Minecraft
  5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  6. Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  7. Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee!
  8. Super Mario Odyssey
  9. FIFA 19
  10. Splatoon 2
  11. Pokémon Sword
  12. Pokémon Shield
  13. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  14. Super Mario Party
  15. Super Mario Maker 2
  16. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  17. FIFA 18
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  19. Diablo III: Eternal Collection
  20. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.