Individuals solely actually play Nintendo video games on Nintendo consoles, proper?
Properly, in 2018 no less than, this was completely not true. Probably the most-played Nintendo Change recreation in Europe final 12 months was, shock, the all-conquering Fortnite.
Nintendo managed to snap up the opposite 4 locations out of the highest 5 most-played Nintendo Change video games, and 7 locations of the highest 10.
The one third-party video games within the high flight had been Fortnite, high, then FIFA 19 and Minecraft, beneath such Change stalwarts as Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Tremendous Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart eight Deluxe.
Pokmon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee additionally made the highest 10, regardless of their arrival very late within the 12 months, alongside sprawling role-player Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
Nintendo would not state how a lot these video games had been collectively performed. And, after all, Fortnite is a free obtain. (Fellow freebies Pokmon Quest and Paladins made it into the highest 20.)
Nonetheless, it is a highly effective reminder of how in style Fortnite is – even on a platform which did not host the sport till the center of final 12 months.
Nintendo revealed the total listing by way of the Change’s information app. To save lots of you turning yours on to test, here is the total rundown beneath:
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Tremendous Mario Odyssey
- Splatoon 2
- Mario Kart eight Deluxe
- FIFA 19
- Pokmon: Let’s Go, Pikachu
- Pokmon: Let’s Go, Eevee
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2
- The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
- Rocket League
- Mario + Rabbids: Kingdoms Battle
- Pokmon Quest
- Stardew Valley
- Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
- Octopath Traveller
- Tremendous Smash Bros Final
- Tremendous Mario Occasion
- Mario Tennis Aces