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Pokémon Sword and Shield Sales Exceed 6 Million Units Worldwide


Millions of fans have been catching them all – Nintendo of America announced today that Pokémon Sword and Shield sales currently exceed six million units worldwide.

Not only are these two games the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch titles of all time, they also sold just over two million copies in the first two days in the United States. This makes it the highest-grossing launch of any Pokémon game.

According to Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Nick Chavez:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“This past weekend, millions of people began their Pokémon journeys through the new Galar region. With such a momentous launch, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have proven to be two of the must-have games this holiday season.”[/testimonials]

Pokémon Sword and Shield take players through the Galar region, and includes Max Raid Battles and Dynamax Pokémon.

For those who have picked up one of these two titles, you can find our collection of guides here.

Source: Press Release
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