The new game software “Pokémon Vermilion/Purple” on the Nintendo Switch platform has been sold well. It sold more than 10 million sets worldwide within 3 days of its launch.
Nintendo issued a press release on the 24thAnnouncethe new Switch platform game “Pokémon Vermilion/Purple”, which was launched simultaneously globally on November 18, has sold 3 days (as of November 20) and the global sales volume has exceeded 10 million sets (including Japan. 4.05 million sets), in terms of game software for Nintendo’s previous game consoles, the global sales and domestic sales of “Pokémon Vermillion/Purple” in the first 3 days of its sale have both hit record highs.
The original 3-day global sales record was “Assemble!” which was released in 2020. “Animal Crossing Friends”, the highest sales record in Japan is “Splatoon 3” (Splatoon 3), which will go on sale in September 2022.
“Pokémon Crimson/Purple” is the new work of the “Pokémon” series launched by Nintendo for the first time in 3 years after “Pokémon Sword/Shield” which went on sale in 2019. The first game to use the Open world system.
As of the Japanese stock market’s early close on the 24th (10:30 a.m. Taipei time), Nintendo rose 0.84% to temporarily close at 5,984 yen. It rose as high as 6,048 yen earlier, an increase of nearly 2%. So far this year, Nintendo’s share price has risen by 11.5% , The performance was far better than the TOPIX’s rise of about 1.5% during the same period.
On November 8, Nintendo lowered the global sales target of this year’s (April 2022-March 2023) Switch series models (regular version Switch + Switch Lite + OLED version Switch) from the original estimate of 21 million units (annual decrease of 9%). The sales volume of game software on the Switch platform remains unchanged at 210 million units, with an annual decrease of 11%.
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