Pokemon Brilliant Diamond& Shining Pearl Sales Pass 1.3 Million in Japan

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Famitsu introduced that the estimated bodily gross sales quantity for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in Japan reached 1,395,642 items in its launch week. The Japanese media outlet counted the gross sales on the primary three days of the video games’ launch, on November 19-21, 2021. It included gross sales from the Double Pack and the bodily obtain card however excluded the digital gross sales made on Nintendo eShop.

This quantity places gross sales of Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl above Pokemon Sword and Shield, which solely managed 1,364,544 bodily items bought in the identical area and interval in November 2019. In truth, Famitsu even put the fourth-generation remakes because the second-best-selling Nintendo Switch game in the primary week in Japan. The title that also sits on the prime to this point is Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which had bought 1,880,626 items in March 2020.

The Nintendo Switch console additionally set a brand new milestone in the identical week. The console’s gross sales quantity on November 15-21, 2021 reached 168 thousand items in Japan—nearly double the earlier week’s quantity of 87 thousand items. This quantity additionally contains the portable-only Lite mannequin and the not too long ago launched OLED mannequin. The Nintendo Switch household of consoles has now bought over 22 million items in Japan alone.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are actually accessible worldwide on Nintendo Switch.