Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee now tracking 8% ahead of Pokemon X/Y in the UK
Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee sales were initially down 5% compared to the opening week sales of Pokemon X and Pokemon Y. Three weeks later, and the story has changed. We’re now hearing that the Let’s Go titles are tracking 8% higher.
3DS also had a larger install base at the time. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y launched a year later in the dedicated portable’s lifecycle.
Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee sold three million copies over a three-day period. Last week, Nintendo announced that they’ve sold over 1.5 million copies in the United States alone since release.