Diamond, Pearl sell more than 1 million in five days

Five million copies sold in Japan since Sept. 28
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  • Friday, April 27, 2007
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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl sold more than 1 million copies combined in the five-day period following their North American release on Sunday. About half of those copies were pre-ordered, according to Nintendo of America.

Sales of the games in Japan recently passed 5 million. By comparison, Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire have sold 5.35 million copies in Japan since 2002. Diamond and Pearl were released in Japan in September 2006.