New Pokémon Snap launch is four times bigger than original | UK Boxed Charts

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New Pokémon Snap has topped the UK physical retail charts in its debut week.

The Switch game sold over four times as many copies at launch than the original managed, which reached No.9 way back in September 2000. The first game arrived in the middle of Pokémon mania, however it was an N64 title, which was a console that struggled to sell in the UK (1.5 million N64s had been sold compared with 5.4 million PlayStations). Over time Pokémon Snap went on to become a decent hit for the console.

The Switch is significantly more successful than the N64,

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