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Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! Sells an Estimated 2.61 Million Units in 2 Days at Retail

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! Sells an Estimated 2.61 Million Units in 2 Days at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 February 2019 / 8,086 Views

The RPG from publishers The Pokémon Company and Nintendo, and developer Game Freak - Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! - sold 2,612,135 units in two days at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending November 17.

Breaking down sales by each version of the game, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! was the best-selling version with 1,555,702 units sold (60%), while Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! sold 1,056,433 units (40%).

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 1,000,151 units sold (38%), compared to 785,031 units sold in Europe (30%) and 664,081 units sold in Japan (25%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 116,485 units in the UK, 116,871 units in Germany, and 198,110 units in France.
The game helped increase sales of the Nintendo Switch up to an estimated 654,055 units (+161%).

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! released for the Nintendo Switch worldwide on November 16.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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SuperNintend0rk (on 24 December 2018)

The sales gap between versions is a lot bigger than usual. Goes to show just how popular Pikachu is!

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StriderKiwi (on 24 December 2018)

How does this stack up compared to other Pokemon first 2 day sales figures? And wonder if the sales kept up or dropped off what with Black Friday and Smash following it?

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PAOerfulone StriderKiwi (on 24 December 2018)

It had a stronger opening than Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon; About the same as as OR/AS, nowhere near is big as X/Y or Sun/Moon.

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aris4me (on 25 December 2018)

Well deserved!

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ResilientFighter aris4me (on 27 December 2018)

Yawww people downvoted you because they cant admit defeat

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ResilientFighter (on 24 December 2018)

Lord and savior Arceus thank you for this blessing

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ResilientFighter ResilientFighter (on 27 December 2018)

Downvoted by those who are bitter they didn't get there way

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