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Pokemon Quest hits 2.5M Switch downloads ahead of mobile launch

The notable milestone, which was confirmed by the official Japanese Pokemon Twitter account, has been reached before the title's scheduled mobile launch later this month.

Chris Kerr

June 21, 2018

1 Min Read

Newsbrief: Pokemon Quest has racked up over 2.5 million worldwide downloads on the Switch since launching on May 29. 

The notable milestone, which was confirmed by the official Japanese Pokemon Twitter account (translated by IGN), has been reached before the title's scheduled mobile launch later this month.

Announced and simultaneously released at a press conference back in May, Pokemon Quest lets players catch and raise various pocket monsters on a secluded island, and features a Minecraft-esque blocky aesthetic.

The title amassed 1 million downloads in its first two days on Switch, and is due to launch on Android and iOS on June 27.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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