Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Game Downloaded 15 Million Times in 1st 6 Days
Mobile app data analysis organization Sensor Tower reported on Monday that Nintendo‘s Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp smartphone game has at least 15 million downloads worldwide.
The game is Nintendo‘s second-largest mobile game launch, compared to Super Mario Run, which had 32 million downloads in six days, and Fire Emblem Heroes, which had 7 million downloads in six days. Pokémon Go had 6.8 million downloads in its first six days, though it was only available in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand at that time.
The game became available worldwide on November 22.The title is a free-to-play game (with in-game transactions). The game allows players to create and customize the appearance of their own in-game avatar.
Players are tasked with building a campsite and attracting visitors by building attractions, amenities, and populating the campsite with better items and facilities. The game has different locations that contain different materials to be harvested, as well as different animals to trade and purchase items. The game has an in-game currency called Leaf Tickets — earned by completing tasks, or purchased with real money.