The Pokémon Trading Card Game enters the Sword and Shield era today with the release of the first expansion based on the Switch game. The Sword & Shield expansion introduces Pokémon V, special pocket monsters with the ability to evolve into Pokémon VMAX, including Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokémon.
In the first three days on sale in Japan, Pokémon Sword and Shield sold 1.365 million copies at retail. While digital downloads aren’t included, these sales figures have made the games the biggest first-week Switch sellers to date in Japan. If you missed it, read Kotaku’s Pokémon Sword and Shield review here.