Pokémon X/Y Has Now Sold 12 Million Units – Bring on the Money!

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The latest game in the Pokémon franchise has reached a milestone of 12 million units!, That’s a whole lot of Poké-dollars! The 3DS game came out last October and is the best selling 3DS game of all time, topping hits like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Fire Emblem: Awakening and The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. This game was also a huge milestone in the franchise as it was the first game in the series to be released worldwide on day one.

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This milestone is relatively good comparing to the other entries in the Pokémon franchise but other games have done a lot better like Pokémon Red & Blue breaking 20 million units and Diamond & Pearl reaching 18 million units. After this announcement we have found out that the Pokémon franchise has sold over 245 million units with Pokémon X & Y making a little over 20% of that, This huge number makes Pokémon one of the best selling video game franchise of all time along with Super Mario, Call Of Duty, Tetris and Grand Theft Auto! Not just a little kids game now!

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Zak is a gamer who has been playing Nintendo games since he could remember! His favorite franchises are Zelda & Animal Crossing, and his favorite games are The Legend Of Zelda: Majoras Mask and Super Mario 64. When he isn't playing video games, he's often outside playing sports while cramming for tests.