Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp revenues soar thanks to New Horizons

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp revenues have seen a boost thanks to the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The brand new Switch game has sparked renewed interest in the mobile game counterpart for the series. PocketGamer reports with Sensor Tower data that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp revenues were at $253,000 for the day of March 21, the day after New Horizons‘ release.

Pocket Camp has generated a total of $3.6 million in revenue for March so far. Both January and February 2020 saw revenues of $5.2 million, to give an idea of how much money the game might still generate this month. Additionally, downloads of the mobile game have risen by 150 percent this month. In March so far the game has been downloaded 1.3 million times, compared to a total of 520,000 downloads in February.

The timing of the new downloads pins the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons as the likely catalyst for this surge in interest. The week of the Switch game’s launch, mobile game installs hit 670,000, an 87 percent increase week on week.

Not only has Animal Crossing: New Horizons boosted revenue in the mobile game, but it has seen the biggest launch for a Switch game in both the U.K. and Japan so far.


Jamie Sharp
Started out playing Metroid 2 on the GameBoy at around 5 years-old, and now I write about games all day long. Can't play Switch and drive, I've tried. As time goes on the Switch is quickly becoming my favourite console of all time.