Switch is the most successful platform of main Pokemon, highest revenue

Switch is the most successful platform of main Pokemon, highest revenue

As we begin the end of the Switch era, an interesting piece of information has come to light regarding the mainstream Pokemon games. Nintendo’s newest console is where the franchise has achieved the most success and highest revenue.

The Pokemon game has sold more than 96 million copies on Switch. Pokemon Sword and Shield is the best-selling product today with 26.27 million. However, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet standing right behind with 24.92 million. And speaking of Scarlet and Violet, they are the best-selling in the series and the third best-selling title overall.

Returning to Pokemon’s performance on Nintendo platforms, after Switch, GBA ranked second with 75.81 million units. DS, 3DS and GBA made the list with 62.15 million, 56.89 million and 35.28 million respectively.

Here’s a chart that further illustrates Pokemon mass sales (courtesy of pierre485_):

The next Pokemon title, Pokemon Legends: ZA, is scheduled to launch in 2025. Let us know what you think about the latest sales results in the comments section.

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