Pokemon Sword/Shield have highest launch month dollar sales of any Pokemon release in the U.S.
According to the latest NPD report, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield saw the highest launch month dollar sales of any Pokemon release in U.S. history. The previous launch month high was set by Pokemon Sun/Moon.
In the U.S. last month, Pokemon Sword was the third best-selling game. Pokemon Sword/Shield Double Pack came in at #4, followed by Pokemon Shield at #5. Combining the SKUs would put Pokemon Sword/Shield at #2 overall for November.