The Success Of Pokémon Sword & Shield

The level of success that Pokémon Sword & Shield has achieved since its release on November 15th is something that his currently a hot topic within the gaming world. It was reported that within 72 hours of its release Pokémon Sword & Shield has sold approximately two million in Japan while also having a successful launch in America as well. During its first week following its launch Pokémon Sword & Shield has managed to sell at least two million copies within that time period which is also pretty solid as far as progress is concerned. It should be noted that development for Pokémon Sword & Shield began the following year after the release of Pokémon Sun & Moon from November 2016 and the success each title had on the Nintendo 3DS. Despite, the Dexit controversy which drew a lot of heat towards Nintendo and The Pokémon Company the game itself was really impressive as far as gameplay is concerned. The co-op battles during raids along with the designs of the Pokémon in relation to Gigantamaxing and Dynamaxing are concerned to be strong positives in Pokémon Sword and Shield along with streamline encounters.

As far as negatives are concerned aside from “Dexit” there was definitely criticism about the lackluster quality in relation the the Pokédex in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Sone people believe that Game Freak should have spend more time creating a refined Pokédex compared to what they got in Sword & Shield but its a drawback that seems minuscule compared to all of the strong points of the game. It has recently been revealed that Pokémon Sword & Shield has reached at least 6 million copies in worldwide sales and its only bed available for a short period of time. With the holiday seasons Black Friday & Christmas coming up sales are definitely going to increase dramatically within the next month or so.

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