Despite the criticism that recent deliveries have had, it is a fact that Pokémon it is a successful franchise and each launch manages to break through in the market. A few days ago it debuted Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Nintendo Switch and it was no exception, in fact it immediately began to make history in the United Kingdom, one of the markets where it was most successful at its launch.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus is already making history
The report with the best-selling games of the week in the United Kingdom was released by Gamesindustry.biz and in it he realizes the successful debut of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, delivery that was immediately placed in the first position, in fact it is reported that the stock was sold out in several stores in the region. According to the information, Pokémon Legends: Arceus sold more copies on its debut than Animal Crossing: New HorizonsLikewise, it is the fifth game with the best launch in the last 5 years and already ranks fourth as the best-selling installment of the franchise in the United Kingdom.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus sold more in its first week than Animal Crossing: New Horizons did in the UK (GfK data). It is actually the fifth biggest game launch over the last 2 years at boxed retail. Makes me wonder how much The Pokemon Company is worth in the current climate
— Christopher Dring (@Chris_Dring) January 31, 2022
Just a title of the caliber of Pokémon Legends: Arceus could take first place Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, who had spent the last few weeks at the top. On the other hand, another of the debuting games was Uncharted: The Legacy of Thieves Collection which reached the fifth position, not bad for the remastering of 2 great titles by Naughty Dog.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus take the top in uk
- Pokémon Legends: Arceus
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
- FIFA 22
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Uncharted: The Legacy of Thieves Collection
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Minecraft (Switch)
- Call of Duty: Vanguard
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Just Dance 2022
Still here at LEVEL UP.
Video: Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Launch Trailer