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2020 has come to an end and, with that, Nintendo of Europe has ranked the most popular games that were played the most on Nintendo Switch last year.

Fortnite managed to secure the top spot from Animal Crossing: New Horizons, with Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield and Minecraft rounding out the top five.

List of the Top 20 most played Nintendo Switch games in 2020 (Europe)

  1. Fortnite
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  3. Pokémon Sword
  4. Pokémon Shield
  5. Minecraft
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  8. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  9. Super Mario Odyssey
  10. FIFA 20 Legacy Edition
  11. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  12. Super Mario Maker 2
  13. Rocket League
  14. Luigi’s Mansion 3
  15. Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  16. Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee!
  17. Splatoon 2
  18. Super Mario Party
  19. Asphalt 9: Legends
  20. Fire Emblem: Three Houses

[The rankings are based on time played on all Nintendo Switch consoles with a European Nintendo Account for which data sharing is enabled.]

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.