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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remake Surpasses All But One Switch Games At Japanese Retail Launch

Magazine Famitsu shared information on sales of retail editions of games in Japan in the period from 15 to 21 November this year. A remake of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl topped the rating last week.

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Image Source: Pokemon

As it became known, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl (this is what the updated versions are called) sold 1.395 million copies throughout the country during the reporting period.

It is worth noting that the achieved result was conquered by Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in just three days. Over the same period of time, sales of Pokemon Sword and Shield amounted to 1.364 million copies

Famitsu also informsthat Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl showed the second best launch for Nintendo Switch games in Japanese retail after Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl debuted on November 19 this year exclusively on Nintendo Switch. Start remake in British retail ended up in fifth place in terms of scale for the series.

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