Media Create Co., Ltd. this month said Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! for the Nintendo Switch ranked as a top software title in the latest retail data from Japan.
Between Dec. 31 and Jan. 6, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Let’s Go, Eevee sold 68,308 units to rank as the No. 3 best-selling software in the period. It represents a four percent increase in sales from the week prior.
The title has sold 1.39 million units in the region to date.
A single player can use one Joy-Con Controller to play the game, or two players can each use a Joy-Con Controller for co-op play.
The Poké Ball Plus accessory, which can be used to play the game, can store a chosen Pokémon and broadcast its trademark sounds.
Both the Joy-Con Controller and Poké Ball Plus accessory utilize motion controls to catch Pokémon.
Finally, the title is compatible Pokémon GO. Pokémon from the Kanto region captured in the mobile title can be transferred to Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!. In addition, Pokémon from Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! can be gifted to Pokémon GO users.