Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Sold 664,198 Retail Copies in Japan in First 3 Days

Pokemon: Let’s Go

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! released November 16, 2018, exclusively on Nintendo Switch. In its first three days of sale, the game has sold a total of 664,198 retail copies in Japan. The game is doing pretty well for starters and as an exclusive game.

According to Famitsu, the 664,198 number includes physical game copies, Poke Ball Plus Packs, download cards, and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Switch hardware bundles. The number does not take into account the digital sale of games via Nintendo eShop.

To date, Splatoon 2 has been crowned the highest game-selling title on the Nintendo Switch platform in the first three days of release in Japan. Splatoon 2 sold a total of 670,955 units in Japan in its first three days of release. This makes Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! to be second in the line.

From November 12 to 18, a total of 180,585 Nintendo Switch units were sold. In the starting week of November, a total of 53,385 units were sold of Nintendo Switch consoles. This marks a threefold increase in several units sold by Nintendo Switch in mid-November.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee are role-playing games developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokemon Company and Nintendo exclusively for Nintendo Switch.

The games are enhanced remakes of its 1998 Pokemon Yellow video game. The game also derives its influences from Pokemon Go. There is also integration with Pokemon Go. The integration support feature is an optional one. The optional support feature is a controller called Poke Ball Plus.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee both are set in the Kanto region. The game includes a total of 151 Pokemon creatures.

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