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With Pokemon GO having just celebrated its third birthday, Sensor Tower has taken a closer look at the mobile game’s financial performance since launch. The big stat: it has earned an estimated $2.65 billion worldwide across the App Store and Google Play. That’s more than both Candy Crush Saga and Clash Royale.

Players in the U.S. are responsible for 35 percent of gross revenue or close to $928 million. The next closest country is Japan, which has spent $779 million or about 29 percent of all in-game spending. Germany is third at 6 percent, or $159 million.

Two more sets of data are in pertaining to Nintendo platforms from the NPD.

First up, here’s a look at the top ten best-selling third-party games on Nintendo platforms of all time in the United States:

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This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

Famitsu reported a few days ago that Super Mario Maker 2 shifted nearly 200,000 copies in its first week. Dengeki has things quite a bit lower at 163,000 units, but regardless, it’s the best debut for the series yet. The Wii U and 3DS versions each sold about 150,000 copies in their first weeks.

Dengeki also mentions that Super Mario Maker 2 sold through about 55 percent of its initial shipment. That’s comparable to the 56 percent for the Wii U original and 50 percent for the 3DS edition.

We’ll also mention here that Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball for Switch sold 79,000 copies in its first week with a sell-through rate of 65 percent. However, since Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 sold 192,000 units on PS4 and PS Vita, Dengeki feels that the Switch release is off to a bit of a slow start.


Yacht Club Games has provided a sales update on Shovel Knight. Since launch, the game has sold 2.5 million copies. That news was announced in celebration of Shovel Knight’s fifth anniversary.

As fans know, there’s still a bit of Shovel Knight content on the way. Yacht Club Games will release Shovel Knight Showdown and King of Cards in the near future.


NPD has shared an expanded listing of the best-selling games on Switch life-to-date in the United States. We now have the top ten, which is perhaps unsurprisingly topped by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. There’s also one third-party title on the list thanks to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.

Below are full results:

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This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./00. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) – 196.153 / NEW <40-60%>
02./00. [NSW] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball (Konami) {2019.06.27} (¥6.980) – 75.505 / NEW <60-80%>
03./01. [NSW] Yo-kai Watch 4: We Are Looking Up at the Same Sky (Level 5) {2019.06.20} (¥5.980) – 40.376 / 191.097 <60-80%> (-73%)
04./00. [PS4] Samurai Shodown (SNK) {2019.06.27} (¥7.200) – 16.662 / NEW <60-80%>
05./04. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate #
(Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 10.161 / 3.140.500 <80-100%> (+22%)
06./00. [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Syukufuku wo! Kibou no Meikyuu to Tsudoishi Boukenshatachi # (Entergram) {2019.06.27} (¥7.980) – 8.856 / NEW <80-100%>
07./03. [NSW] Doraemon: Story of Seasons (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.06.13} (¥6.100) – 8.749 / 65.544 <80-100%> (-40%)
08./06. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 8.108 / 2.348.789 <80-100%> (+20%)
09./05. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 7.795 / 830.685 <80-100%> (+10%)
10./08. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! # (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) – 7.781 / 1.565.955 <80-100%> (+65%)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Switch has sold over 500,000 units in Benelux, Nintendo has announced. That accounts for consoles moved in Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

As of March 2019, Nintendo previously said that Switch had sold 34.74 million units.



This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows: