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Earlier this month, Nintendo Switch celebrated its second anniversary and, to celebrate, Japanese publication Famitsu has shared a list of some of the best-selling games released on the console so far.

To be more specific, this is a list of the top 20 best-selling Switch retail games in Japan since the console launched in 2017, correct as of 24th February 2019. We're sure you can guess the majority of these - if you haven't had a sneaky peek at the list below already, why not have a go at jotting down your 20 guesses before reading on? - but perhaps one or two will surprise you.

Ready? Then let's take a look at the full list (figures are total sales as of the date mentioned above):


1. Splatoon 2 – 2,980,986
2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 2,885,281
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 2,185,049
4. Super Mario Odyssey – 1,940,587
5. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! – 1,425,935
6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 1,244,404
7. Super Mario Party – 950,680
8. Kirby Star Allies – 695,303
9. Minecraft – 651,275
10. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 465,742
11. 1-2-Switch – 449,437
12. ARMS – 425,881
13. Mario Tennis Aces – 400,018
14. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! – 306,250
15. Pokkén Tournament DX – 301,429
16. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate – 254,017
17. Dragon Quest Builders 2 – 249,889
18. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit – 240,926
19. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – 227,296
20. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – 221,234


A fairly predictable list? Any surprises at all? And if you played along, how many did you get? Let us know down below.

[via twitter.com]