Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Pokemon Diamond Pearl remakes No. 3 NPD chart in November

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Although physical retail charts can lose their luster as download eShop sales become more relevant, the NPD figures that show US store results are still of monthly interest. This is especially true in November, when Nintendo chose to showcase market-leading hardware sales to highlight its success during Thanksgiving / Black Friday week.

When it comes to software, there are also some other success stories about Switch. First of all, the remarkable arrival of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl was that the release duo took third place in November. Call of Duty: Vanguard When Battlefield 2042.. As NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella showed, Pokemon releases also jumped to the top 10 year-to-date, taking 8th place.

But Shin Megami Tensei V The debut was 16th, but the result was a new high in the series (dollar sales).

As mentioned above, this does not include e-shop download sales in the US market, but valuable insights into what consumers were buying in stores or as physical copies online. Provide. Overall, there were some positive results from a switch perspective.