Pokémon Legends: Arceus Becomes Second Fastest-Selling Switch Game to Date

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus has seen an impressive launch, both critically and commercially, but it doesn't stop there. Now, we've seen its become the second fastest-selling Switch game to date.

As per Famitsu, Pokémon Legends: Arceus has sold 1.425 million copies in just three days, placing it behind Animal Crossing: New Horizons record of 1.88 million copies in its first week. New Horizons could still be beaten by Game Freak's latest entry, when its first-week sales release.

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus Becomes Second Fastest-Selling Switch Game to Date

The game topped other selling platforms like Amazon, selling out even with pre-orders. Garnering the number 1 spot, Arceus topped the charts in US, Japan, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the UK, Canada, and Australia.

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It's not the only strong Pokémon launch we've seen in recent months. Back in November, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl was another success, though Arceus has performed better by most counts. Evidently, it remains a winner for Nintendo, so make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as they happen.