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2020 has come to a close and, with that, Nintendo Australia has ranked the most popular games and applications that were played the most last year on Nintendo Switch.

It was Animal Crossing: New Horizons that proved to be the perfect escape for many, with Fortnite, the YouTube application, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate rounding out the top five.

List of the Top 20 most played Nintendo Switch games in 2020 (Australia And New Zealand)

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Fortnite
  3. YouTube
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. Minecraft
  8. Pokémon Sword
  9. Super Mario Odyssey
  10. Pokémon Shield
  11. Splatoon 2
  12. Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  13. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  14. Stardew Valley
  15. Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee!
  16. Super Mario Party
  17. Super Mario Maker 2
  18. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  19. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  20. Diablo III Eternal Collection

[The rankings are based on time played on all Nintendo Switch consoles with an Australian or New Zealander Nintendo Account for which data sharing is enabled.]

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Alex Seedhouse

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.