news\ Apr 7, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sell 12 million copies


Nintendo 3DS duo,  Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, have combined to sell nearly 12 million copies worldwide since their October 2013 launch, The Pokémon Company announced today. Altogether, more than 245 million Pokémon games have been sold to date.

That's just the video game side though. There's also been more than 20 million Pokémon TCG cards shipped globally. Then there's the animation licensed for broadcast in more than 160 countries. Basically, Pokémon is a hit -- as if we didn't already know that.

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y scored an impressive 9.5/10 on GameZone with reviewer Mike Splechta writing "As far as Pokémon experiences go, you can't get much better than this."

Matt Liebl You can follow Senior News Editor Matt Liebl on Twitter @Matt_GZ. He likes games, sports, musicals, and his adorable dog, Wrigley, and his wife.
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