Diamond and Pearl top charts for eight weeks

Defeats seven-week record of Ruby and Sapphire
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  • Friday, December 1, 2006

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According to Famitsu's game rankings, the latest games in the Pokémon franchise, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, have held the No. 1 position on the Japanese sales charts for eight straight weeks, beating the seven-week record of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. Famitsu reports that 101,113 units were sold in the week ending Nov. 19 and estimates that a total of 3,161,145 units have been sold. Diamond and Pearl finally gave way to Sega's Fashionable Witches ♥ Love and Berry ~DS Collection~ (オシャレ魔女 ♥ ラブ and ベリー 〜DSコレクション〜) and Nintendo's Jump! Ultimate Stars in the week ending Nov. 26.