Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Remake of Pokemon Diamond Pearl records sales of 6 million units in the week of release

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl With the release of the Big Event Switch during the holiday shopping season, early sales data in countries such as Japan and the United Kingdom have shown good results.Now it is reported by Gamebiz.jp The release recorded 6 million worldwide sales during the launch week, which is very impressive.

As a wide range of numbers in the same stadium with comparable results for Swords and Shields, this suggests that the remake has the same appeal as previous new generation releases. This is noteworthy (about twice as much), given that this number is well above comparable sales. Pokemon: Let’s go, Pikachu! And let’s go, Eevee!..

It speaks to the ongoing momentum around Pokemon, and sales are particularly noteworthy given the pre-launch leaks around the game, while it received some mixed reviews in the press. .. In the end, the combination of brands, the rebuilding of popular generations, and of course the continued popularity of Switch helped bring another blockbuster.

Of course, there will be more official updates in the coming weeks, so let’s see how sales are going.