Pokemon Scarlet and Violet sold 10 million copies in first three daysHighest global sales for any software on any Nintendo platform within the first three days.
Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet sold 10 million units in its first three days of release, Nintendo announced. This is the highest global sales level for any software on any Nintendo platform within its first three days. The number includes both physical and digital sales.
Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet launched for Switch on November 18.
Here is an overview of the games, via Nintendo:
Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet are the latest mainline games in the Pokemon series, releasing three years after the Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield games, also for Nintendo Switch. In these newest titles, which welcome series newcomers and veterans alike, players experience a unique open-world Pokemon adventure for the first time in the franchise.
Players embark on a new style of Pokemon journey, freely exploring at their own pace and tackling multiple main story paths in any order. Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet also offer expanded multiplayer modes, allowing up to four players to travel across the land together. Along with series staples, such as trading and battling Pokemon, players can also explore the various locations of the region together with other players. Whether trading, battling, joining Tera Raid Battles or just having a relaxing picnic, players are sure to make some memorable experiences with their friends and family in local wireless or online multiplayer.