Suika Game Is the Most Downloaded Switch eShop Game of 2023 in Japan

All Cheers for Suika Game

Nintendo revealed the “most downloaded” Switch games in the first half of 2023 back in July. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom led the way at the time, and it came as no surprise. Now, in the latest update, the company revealed that Suika Game has officially surpassed it. The game earned the title of “most downloaded” Switch eShop title in Japan for 2023.

Suika Game

Tears of the Kingdom secured second place, followed by Pikmin 4 in the third and Super Mario Bros. Wonder in fourth. Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince managed to land in the fifth position, while Overcooked 2 also earned a spot within the top 10.

The following list comprises the top 30 “most downloaded” games on Japan’s eShop this year (Thanks to Nintendo Everything):

  1. Suika Game
  2. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  3. Pikmin 4
  4. Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  5. Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. Splatoon 3
  8. Overcooked 2
  9. Super Mario RPG
  10. Fire Emblem Engage
  11. Monster Hunter Rise
  12. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  13. Pokemon Violet
  14. Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Vol. 2
  15. Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics
  16. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  17. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
  18. Minecraft
  19. Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Vol. 1
  20. Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe
  21. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  22. Human: Fall Flat
  23. Persona 4 Golden
  24. Among Us
  25. Momotaro Dentetsu World: Chikyuu wa Kibou de Mawatteru
  26. Pikmin 2
  27. Pokemon Scarlet
  28. Nintendo Switch Sports
  29. Pikmin 1
  30. Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban

There are no exact figures but just for reference, Suika Game has already reached five million downloads worldwide. And Tears of the Kingdom has also had very good sales this year.