Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have sold over 10 million copies in their first three days, making it the biggest Pokemon launch ever.
The sales number, covering both physical and digital sales worldwide, is also the biggest Nintendo software launch in its first three days, with over 4 million units from Japan alone.
Here’s an overview of the game:
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.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are now available for the Nintendo Switch.