Detective Pikachu Sells an Estimated 105,622 Units First Week at Retail

Detective Pikachu Sells an Estimated 105,622 Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 June 2018 / 1,932 Views

The adventure game from publishers Nintendo and The Pokemon Company and developer Creatures - Great Detective Pikachu - sold 105,622 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending March 24, 2018.

 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in Japan with 39,919 units sold (38%), compared to 38,388 units sold in the US (36%) and 17,860 units sold in Europe (17%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 2,911 units in the UK, 3,566 units in Germany, and 5,840 units in France.

Great Detective Pikachu released for the Nintendo 3DS on March 23. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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