UK Charts: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl are the biggest physical releases of the year on Switch
They also make for the second-best boxed launch of the year.
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl are already off to a flying start in the UK. The pair of RPGs have become the best-selling physical Switch titles of the year, and they have claimed the top two spots of the UK boxed retail chart this week. They also make for the second-best boxed launch of the year, only falling behind FIFA 22.
Behind the remakes, Battlefield 2042 made for the highest debut in third place. The shooter saw a 59% reduction in boxed sales compared to Battlefield V in 2018, and the bulk of its figures (50%) came from the PS5. Beyond this, Nerf Legends debuted at No.18, and Kena: Bridge of Spirits landed in 24th after finally seeing a boxed release.
You can take a look at this week's top ten below:
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
Pokémon Shining Pearl
Call of Duty: Vanguard
Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
Far Cry 6
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Double Pack