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‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ Is Already Boosting Animal Crossing: New Leaf Sales on 3DS in Japan

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It isn’t a secret or a surprise that Nintendo sees sales boosts and more people get into its hardware ecosystem through mobile games like Pokémon GO and Super Mario Run. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp (Free) recently released across the world and it has made an impact in Japan on sales for the massively popular 3DS game, Animal Crossing: New Leaf already. On the Media Create weekly sales charts, Animal Crossing: New Leaf was boosted to the 9th position from 19th the week before. It saw a 214% increase over the week.

09./19. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 10.806 / 281.571 (+214%)

It is going to be interesting seeing how that is affected and how much of a difference Pocket Camp makes to the Switch Animal Crossing game that releases in the future. Watch our first look for Pocket Camp below:

Read our review for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp here and check out our guides on it here and here. There’s also a late game guide you can check here. There’s always our forum thread for any discussion as well. Download Pocket Camp for free on iOS or Android right now. Read our first impressions here.

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