Pokemon Sword & Shield now the 2nd best selling Pokemon game of all time

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have released updated sales figures for the Pokemon franchise and the Nintendo Switch games Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are now the second best-selling Pokemon games of all-time selling a total of 23.9 million as of February 2022. The newly released sales figures mean that Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield have now knocked the iconic Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver games down to third. Here’s the top ten Pokemon games by sales:

  1. Pokemon Red & Green & Blue
  2. Pokemon Sword & Shield
  3. Pokemon Gold & Silver
  4. Pokemon Diamond & Pearl
  5. Pokemon X & Y
  6. Pokemon Sun & Moon
  7. Pokemon Ruby & Saphire
  8. Pokemon Back & White
  9. Pokemon Yellow
  10. Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire