Bright diamond Pokémon and gleaming pearl have debuted greatly in physical format in Japan. The first sales figures from Fujitsu throw a really encouraging fact for these deliveries, the remakes of the works that inaugurated the fourth generation of the Saga in Nintendo DS. The Return to Singh hunits sold resulted in 1,395,642 units sold in Japan in just three days (19, 20 and 21 November); The second-best premiere of the history of Nintendo Switch in Japanese lands, only behind Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Bright diamond Pokémon and gleaming pearl, better Pokemon debut in Nintendo Switch
With that sales data, they contemplate physical copies in stores, the double pack and the sales of download physical codes, not the digital sales via shop, we can reach several Conclusions that show a record for these works developed by the study Inca under the supervision of Munich Munits soldada (director of the original titles and current producer in Game Freak).
The first of those records is clear: Bright diamond Pokémon and gleaming pearl have signed the best debut of a Pokémon video game in Nintendo Switch to date in Japan. Although by a minimum margin, the Sitcom remakes have improved the Pokémon Sword and Shield data in its first week, which to date accumulate a stile above 4.1 million units sold only on Japanese lands. For its part, Pokémon Let’s Go! Pikachu / Levee did the same with 664,198 units sold in their first three days (their first week computed).
SALES cumulated during your first week in Japan
Pokémon Bright diamond and gleaming pearl (2021) — 1,395,642 units sold
Pokémon sword and shield (2019) — 1,364,544 units sold
Pokémon Let’s Go! Pikachu / LEVEE (2018) — 664,198 units sold
A little history: Pokémon Bright diamond and gleaming pearl point to success within the saga
It is always important to contemplate the context of these data. Currently, Nintendo Switch hunits sold an installed bunits solde of more than 22 million units in Japan, so these titles are addressing more people than when they launched let’s go and sword / shield. Not in vain, this data does not mean merit to the debut of Pokémon Bright diamond and gleaming pearl, which can perfectly overcome the 3 million copies in Japan in a few months.
units sold an additional contribution, it should be noted that Pokémon Pearl and Diamond (2006, Nintendo DS) sold in its first four days in Japan 1,586,000 units. They closed their global commercial cycle with 17.67 million units sold.
Now we need to know how these deliveries have debuted in the rest of the world. The reference with the UK is equally encouraging, with data that improves the premiere of Pokémon Let’s Go, but which are slightly below Pokémon sword and shield.
To date, Pokémon sword and shield have sold more of 22.64 million copies throughout the planet; Very close to overcome the 23.10 million units of gold and silver (1998, GB). For its part, Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu / Levee have exceeded 13.68 million units.
References | Nintendo Everything; Fujitsu Sales (via Gets ); Nintendo Go Data.