'Pokémon Legends Arceus' Sells 6.5 Million Copies Worldwide In Seven Days
Pokemon Legends Arceus sold 6.5 million copies worldwide in seven days, surpassing Pokemon Sword and Shield in its first week. Pokemon Legends Arceus has not only sold more than 6.5 million units since its launch, but also set a new franchise sales record on Nintendo Switch. In Japan, Arceus Legends had the second-highest release in three days, behind Animal Crossing New Horizons. In the UK, Arceus topped the boxed game charts this week and was the fourth-biggest UK Pokemon release of all time.
But it's worth comparing to other Pokemon releases to see how Arceus fared. If official figures are confirmed, the game will outsell Pokémon Sword and Shield and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shiny Pearl, which sold 600 in their first week. million copies. It's unlikely that Arceus will surpass that number, but with Sword and Shield, the fastest-selling sword and shield before, it puts Arceus in a strong position. If official figures remain the same, the game will outsell Pokemon Sword and Shield and Pokemon Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl, which sold 6 million copies in their first week.
If the official numbers hold up, the games will outsell both Pokemon Sword and Shield and Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Brilliant Pearl, with 6 million copies sold in the first week of both games. It looks like The Pokemon Company's attempt to create an entirely new type of game has paid off, given that Arceus outperformed Pokemon Shield and Sword, as well as Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearls in the first week available for sale. With this announcement, Pokemon Legends: Arceus has set new sales records for Pokemon games on the Nintendo Switch.
Most recently, the company announced that it has sold over 100 million Switch units. Nintendo also reported this week that the Switch has sold over 103 million units worldwide. We're looking forward to the official announcement from Nintendo, however this definitely puts Arceus at the top of the fastest selling games on Switch. A week after the game's release, Nintendo offered fans a thank you card announcing the record numbers.
In turn, this became the best-selling Nintendo game in Japanese history, surpassing the famous Super Mario Bros. on the NES. The Japanese publication also confirmed that the new game outperformed the previous version of Switch Pokemon over the same time period.
Industry analyst David Gibson was able to cite the number of copies the game sold in its first week in Japan. Legends sold 1,425,000 copies in its first week, making it the second-best-selling game in Japan. Both the mainline's latest game and the DS remake managed to sell 6 million copies simultaneously. By comparison, Sword and Shield sold 6 million in its first week, while Letus Go Eevee and Letus Go Pikachu sold only half, 3 million in seven days.
In defense of previous Pokémon games, far fewer consoles have been released on the Switch than there are now. Of course, there are more Switch consoles now than when these games were launched.
It's also important to note that the main Pokémon games usually have two versions, which increases the number. You'll also get some other exclusive bonuses if you've played other Pokemon Switch games. You can also ask your Pokémon ally to fight the wild Pokémon you hope to catch. You can also encounter much more ferocious Pokémon that have gone berserk and may need salves to calm them down before you can fight them.
Throw Poké Balls directly at Pokémon by sneaking up on them through the grass or using fruit to lure them in. The gameplay allows you to watch Pokémon to study their behavior and then sneak up on them and aim your Poké Ball.
Improvements such as the ability to evolve your Pokémon at any time, change their movements at any time, use faster and less powerful or slower and more powerful attacks, and more are such a breath of fresh air. Whether Arceus manages to defeat all of them or one of them will be a testament to the interest fans have in this new type of Pokémon game. Whether Arceus manages to defeat all or some of them will be a testament to the enthusiasm fans have for this new type of Pokémon game. It's no surprise that the hype and formula improvements at Arceus have led to a whole new generation of gamers discovering and enjoying the Pokemon game for the first time.
While unconfirmed, Arceus is now likely the second best-selling Switch game of all time. While unconfirmed, Arceus may currently be the second best-selling Switch game of all time. That could make Arceus the second-best-selling Switch game of all time, a huge win for an "experimental" game that looks and feels nothing like mainstream Pokemon games.
This sales data comes on the same day that Nintendo released its quarterly results, in which the company reported that Switch sales exceeded 103 million units, surpassing lifetime sales of the Wii. Nintendo also showed in these results that it has not changed its investment plans due to recent acquisitions (see Microsoft and Sony) and that the hybrid home console is only in the middle of its life cycle. Nintendo also showed in these results that it is not changing its investment plans in light of recent acquisitions (including Microsoft and Sony) and that the hybrid home console is only in the middle of its lifecycle. This sales data was obtained on the same day that Nintendo released its quarterly results, in which the company reported that the number of Switch units sold exceeded 103 million, exceeding lifetime Wiis sales.
The company did not specify whether the figure combines physical and digital sales. Earlier this week, Legends was moving 1.43 million boxed launchers to Japan, making it the second-best-selling Nintendo Switch game released in Japan.