Pokémon Scarlet and Violet helped Nintendo break records even as gaming struggles

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet helped Nintendo break records even as gaming struggles

The global sales of two Nintendo Switch games, Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, surpassed 10 million units in the first three days since their worldwide launch on Nov. 18, 2022. The reports of glitches have clearly not dampened the lure of the 24-year-old series’ first open world game. “This is the highest global sales level for any software on any Nintendo platform within the first three days,” the company said in a Nov. 23 press release. But it’s best to …