Quarantine has left millions of people with nothing to do as they are stuck at home with very few lifelines to the outside world. It has put us all in a position where entertainment is the most valuable resource we can possibly acquire. If you're someone who likes to play video games, this has turned out to be a big blessing as you can now devote your time in energy into that title you've been meaning to play. Video game companies are taking full advantage and some games came out at the perfect time. For instance, Animal Crossing: New Horizons captivated fans at the perfect time.

According to new information from Nielsen, Animal Crossing has become such an international phenomenon that in just two months, it has become the most popular game in the history of the Nintendo Switch. In fact, the game sold $3.6 million in the month of April which made it the biggest console game of the month.

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The game is known for being incredibly relaxing and allows you to cultivate your own island while partaking in trade and commerce. Social media has been flooded with Animal Crossing-related content as of late and if you're wondering why this is the case, well, now you know.

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