Monday, November 29th, 2021

Pokemon diamond and pearl remakes are already “bestsellers” on Switch’s e-shop charts

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl have appeared on Nintendo Switch this week, but what about so far?You may have to wait for a while Proper According to Nintendo Switch eShop charts, brilliant diamonds and shining pearls are already top sellers in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and even Australia, according to surfaced sales data.

So which version is the best? Everywhere mentioned, it’s a Pokemon Brilliant Diamond-featuring the legendary Dialga. A remake of the popular Nintendo DS title has the potential to generate significant sales in the long run-Nintendo Switch has recently exceeded 92 million hardware sales.

Sales of previous Pokemon game releases on hybrid platforms were also incredibly strong. Sword and Shield and Let’s Go Pikachu & Eevee are among the top 10 on Switch’s best-selling game list. Sword and Shield has sold over 22 million copies, and Let’s Go games have shifted to nearly 14 million copies so far.

In the Nintendo DS generation, diamond and pearl games sold over 17 million copies, making them the best-selling Pokemon games on the platform at the time.

Did you contribute to the success of the Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl e-shop in the e-shop? Or did you get a physical copy instead? Please leave a comment below.