The Pokémon Company announced on Thursday that the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Nintendo Switch role-playing games sold more than six million units worldwide during their first week. Together, Pokémon Sword/Shield broke the records for highest first-week sales of a Switch game and the fastest Switch game to reach 6 million units sold.
The games shipped worldwide for the Switch on November 15.
The games sold 2 million units in Japan in their first week. Nintendo also announced that the games sold more than 2 million copies in the United States during their first two days, which marks the highest-grossing launch for a Pokémon game in the U.S.