Pokemon sword/shield has been outselling many titles in Japan since The Pokémon Company published these titles. Pokemon sword outsold many titles in the Middle East in its first week. Pokemon sword/shield outperformed Pokemon Sun & Moon in Japan,
Here we have an interesting sales chart that was shared by the Japanese retailer. According to the sales chart, Pokemon sword/shield outsells Splatoon 2.
Pokémon Sword and Shield have sold more physical copies than Splatoon 2 in Japanese territory. As of January 19, Pokémon Sword and Shield have sold 3,120,358 copies, which place them as the second best-selling Nintendo Switch games so far.
Pokemon sword/shield has been performing better in different countries, especially in Japan. As reported by the famous retailer, Pokemon sword was the best-selling game in Japan last year. Speaking with Nikkei, Shuntaro Furukawa, Declared Pokemon sword/shield as his favorite games.