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Pokemon Let’s Go drags Nintendo Switch sales to Japan



Pokemon Let’s Go drags Nintendo Switch sales to Japan

Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! they recorded sales records a few days after the release, in fact they are …

Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! they recorded record sales within days of release, with over 600,000 copies purchased in Japan and 3 million worldwide in the first week. As reported by Famitsu, hardware sales have also undergone a considerable boost. According to the latest report on Japanese hardware and software sales, Nintendo Switch it sold over 200,000 units last week in Japan, an incredible amount.

These figures indicate Pokemon Let’s Go is getting a new audience to buy the Switch, which is the kind of audience expansion Nintendo needs to hit 20 million units shipped within the financial year. It also means it was the best-selling console in the country last week, more than PS4. The comparison he made is also interesting Dr Toto from Kantan Games Inc on the number of sales of Pokemon Let’s Go compared to previous titles in the series, you can see the tweet below

Continued below.

Nov. 2016:
Sun / Moon sells 1.9mn against ~ 22mn 3DS install base

Nov. 2014:
Omega / Alpha sells 1.5mn against 16.6mn 3DS install base

Oct. 2013:
X / Y sells 2.1mn against 13.3mn 3D install base

(also in 3 days, same sources)

Yes, Let’s Go * is selling very well *.

– Dr. Serkan Toto (Kantan Games Inc.) (@serkantoto) November 21, 2018