Pokémon Legends: Arceus tops UK sales charts in first week

Of Pokémon The latest mainline came out last week and it’s already started climbing the charts as both the top-selling game of the week and one of the most popular titles of all time.

Pokémon Legend: Arceus is a game from Game Freak that is in the main series in the franchise, however, it is very different from the other mainline games. In this title, players will enter wide open areas where they will discover, capture, and battle Pokémon in a 3D world.

With such a drastic change in style, it’s no wonder fans are eager to get their hands on the game and give it a try, and first-week sales reflect this. In the UK, Legend: Arceus defeat Mario Kart 8 and FIFA 22 to earn a spot in this week’s sales.

Based on game industry, it also claims to be the fourth best selling Pokémon game of all time, beating most of the competition including last year’s remakes. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining pearls.

Almost 50% of boxed game sales in the UK last week were for new games Pokémon games and even many copies were sold digitally.

Not only have the sales performed well for Game Freak’s latest effort, but the reviews have also been overwhelmingly positive. With this success for a new main game, we can see more upcoming games in Pokémon Franchise reflects the success factors of Legend: Arceus, but at this stage, no projects have been announced yet so fans will need to wait and see.

https://dotesports.com/pokemon/news/pokemon-legends-arceus-tops-uk-sales-charts-in-first-week Pokémon Legends: Arceus tops UK sales charts in first week


Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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