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UK charts: Sword & Shield had second biggest launch for Pokemon games in UK history

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This week’s UK video game software charts are now in and there’s been some big new releases this week to shake things up a bit. The Pokemon games have been listed as individual entries in the charts and it is Pokemon Sword which proved to be the most popular game out of the two. Games Industry says that the Pokemon Sword & Shield launch was the second biggest Pokemon launch in the United Kingdom. Here’s the UKIE/GfK Top Ten for the week ending 16th November!

Last Week This Week Title
New Release 1 Pokémon Sword
New Release 2 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
New Release 3 Pokémon Shield
1 4 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
3 5 FIFA 20
4 6 Luigi’s Mansion 3
New Release 7 Pokémon Sword & Shield: Dual Edition
2 8 Death Stranding
6 9 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
8 10 Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

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3 comments

    1. What do you mean? Sun and Moon were the best launch for any Pokémon games and Sword and Shield are now just behind, this isn’t talking about overall sales because obviously a couple of days worth of sales would be less than the total of any other game in the series.

      1. That wasn’t included in the article even though they basically tease it in the title.

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