Pokémon Briliant Diamond and Shining Pearl take top spots in UK retail rankings
Shiny Diamond PokÃ©mon and Shiny pearl had a very successful launch week. According to a ukie report, the new fourth-generation remakes have dominated video game sales in the UK.
The two versions of the game dethroned Battlefield 2042 # 1 in boxed game sales last week, with Brilliant diamond being the more popular choice between the two. Not only did the pair of games rank separately in the top 10, but the Dual Pack which includes both versions of the game also came in at No. 9.
New Pokemon the titles would have had the second best boxed game launch this year for the UK, just behind FIFA 22released in October.
Fan and critical reception for Shiny Diamond PokÃ©mon and Shiny pearl The games were mostly positive, with the games once again bringing players back to the Sinnoh region with a whole new aesthetic and brand new bonus content.
The wait for more novelties Pokemon won’t be as long as it once was, however. The PokÃ©mon Company is set to usher in the next generation of games with PokÃ©mon Legends: Arceus in January 2022.
Shiny Diamond PokÃ©mon and Shiny pearl are available for physical and digital purchase worldwide now.