Pokemon Legends: Arceus sells 6.5 million copies in its first week

Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Legends: Arceus has surpassed 6.5 million units sold worldwide in its first week of sale.

For some context, Pokemon Sword & Shield sold 6 million in their first week, as did Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Arceus is off to a faster start despite being a January release and a single version.

Our scored review of Pokemon Legends: Arceus is still forthcoming, but we've written about the game's enhanced RPG elements, and we have plenty of guides to assist you on your Hisuian journey.

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Thank you to the more than 6.5 million explorers worldwide who have already embarked on an exciting new adventure in Pokemon Legends: Arceus! We hope you're loading up on more potato mochi before your next research mission!

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