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UK software sales - week ending Jan. 13th, 2018


Check out platform-specific sales charts here

Nintendo is still riding high from the holidays, with 3 titles hanging in the top 10. Nice to see Nintendo making a dent in Sony territory!

SNK HEROINES Tag Team Frenzy Diamond Dream Edition Pre-Orders in Europe start Jan. 23rd, 2018

If you're looking to grab a preorder when they go live in Europe, you'll be able to do so through this link. Thanks to NintenDaan for the heads up!

Amazon Japan - Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon special promotion detailed

- available for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
- available from now until March 5, 2018
- those who purchase Pokemon Ultra Sun will receive a code to redeem Shiny Kyogre
- those who purchase Pokemon Ultra Moon will get a code for Shiny Groudon
- codes will be delivered via an Amazon email after the game is shipped
- codes can only be redeemed on a Japanese region copy of Pokemon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon

Pokemon Co. shows off their brand-new Eevee mascot costume




Up to this point, Pokemon Co. had created a small army of inflatable Pikachu mascot costumes for employees to wear at special events. Now they've added Eevee to the lineup, and they're showing the costume off in the tweets above. Can't wait for the first footage of one of these costumes accidentally deflating!

Japan - FIFA 18 on Switch outsells PS4 version

We hinted at this happening a week back, and now we have the official data. The Switch version of FIFA 18 has manged to outsell the PS4 version. As of right Jan. 7th, the Switch version has moved 89,329 copies, while the PS4 version has sold 77,892 copies. If EA was looking for proof that Switch owners are going to buy their sports offerings, there's your proof right there.

Switch sets a record for Nintendo in South Korea

It seems like Nintendo built the Switch to set records, and that has happened once again. We now have details on how the Switch sold in its first 3 days of launch. In those 3 days, the platform sold 55k units. If you're thinking that's a small total, here's some food for thought. That 3-day total has managed to best the first month sales for any Nintendo platform launched in the region.

Freedom Planet devs say their Facebook post was a "silly pun", but now they're into bringing the first game and its sequel to Switch

I'm pretty surprised to see the Facebook post was meant as a joke. It was obvious that the image itself was a silly post, but I can't imagine how the devs wouldn't predict that fans would see it as a sly tease for the original on the Switch. Alls well that ends well though, as the post has resulted in the devs looking into bringing Freedom Planet and Freedom Planet 2 to Switch.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Limited Edition preorders going live in Europe on Jan. 18th, 2018

While the preorders for for #Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Limited Edition on Switch have already gone live in the states, our friends in Europe have been left in the cold. Thankfully that's changing later this week. Make sure you hit up the online store and get your preorder as soon as they go live!

Thanks to ContraNetwork for the heads up!