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New Pokemon Snap in Just 2 Days Was the Best-Selling Boxed Game in April in the UK

New Pokemon Snap in Just 2 Days Was the Best-Selling Boxed Game in April in the UK - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 May 2021 / 1,303 Views

the head of GamesIndustry Christopher Dring via Twitter revealed that New Pokemon Snap was the best-selling retail game in the UK in the month of April despite it only being available for just two days. 

"Despite being on sale for just 2 days of the tracked period, New Pokemon Snap was the best-selling boxed game for the entire month of April in the UK," said Dring. 

The game debuted in first on the UK retail charts for the week ending May 1, 2021. Sales for the game were four times higher than the original when it debuted in September 2000. It also sold two and a half times more than the last spin-off Pokemon game, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.

New Pokemon Snap released for the Nintendo Switch on April 30. 


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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4 Comments
LivncA_Dis3 (on 05 May 2021)

wow congrats nintendo and pokemon company!

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Blood_Tears (on 05 May 2021)

Should probably update title as this is only referencing physical copies only.

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trunkswd Blood_Tears (on 05 May 2021)

You are right. Title has been updated.

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Legit (on 06 May 2021)

In just 1 dayyy ?? Amazing

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