The game itself is currently the third most-popular speed game of all time with Super Mario 64 (1,782 players) and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1,308) ahead of Super Mario Odyssey.
Here are the top five best-reviewed games for 2017 to date, according to Metacritic:
Super Mario Odyssey with a 97
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Switch with a 97
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Wii U with a 96
Divinity: Original Sin 2 with a 93
Persona 5 with a 93