Nintendo has announced that Pokemon X and Pokemon Y is breaking franchise history in terms of sales. With the worldwide launch, the two games have sold over 4 million units on Saturday and Sunday.
“The early response to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y not only reaffirms the ongoing passion of Pokémon fans, but also indicates that an entirely new generation of gamers is eager to experience the franchise for itself,” said Nintendo President Satoru Iwata.
This is the first global launch for the franchise. But Nintendo says that historically, Pokemon X and Pokemon Y is the fastest selling 3DS game of all time.
Title Platform Total Global Sales
Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl Nintendo DS 17.63 Million
Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire Game Boy Advance 16.22 Million
Pokémon Black and Pokémon White Nintendo DS 15.42 Million
Pokémon HeartGold and Pokémon SoulSilver Nintendo DS 12.67 Million
Pokémon FireRed and Pokémon LeafGreen Game Boy Advance 12 Million
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