Pokémon Crimson & Crimson could be the most successful Nintendo games of all time

A week ago, the ninth generation of Pokémon celebrated Crimson & Purple her debut for Nintendo Switch. Despite sometimes violent Criticism for the technical problems of the games, it was relatively clear in advance that these offshoots would again be a mega success for Nintendo and the Pokémon Company. There have never been so many pre-orders given for a Pokémon game. Only that is more impressive next recordwhich has now been presented.

Most successful Nintendo launch ever

Those responsible at Nintendo have in one Message announced that Pokémon Crimson & Crimson are already three days after the release above 10 million times has sold. No other game in Nintendo’s history has had such a rocket launch. So the two titles are already up 15th place of the best-selling Nintendo Switch games. At the same time, the Pokémon offshoots of recent years are rapidly approaching.

For example, at the beginning of the year Pokemon Legends: Arceus released. According to current information, the spin-off has implemented around 13.91 million units. It will probably not be long before this value is cracked. The most successful Pokémon games on Switch are Sword & Shieldwhich sold 25.37 million copies. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is with 48.41 million units but still the unassailable leader.