The Pokémon Company has sold over 300 Million Games to Date
Since 1996, the Pokémon Company has been releasing video games on every Nintendo system, and today the company announced it has surpassed 300 million sales across all those platforms and games. Since 1996, The Pokémon Company has released 76 titles total. While they have released a ton of games, to reach 300 million global lifetime sales is a huge feat, and the company should be complimented for such a long, successful franchise. Check out all the details below in the press release!
MEDIA ALERT: TOTAL POKÉMON VIDEO GAME SALES SURPASS 300 MILLION UNITS
The Pokémon Company today announced that more than 300 million Pokémon™ video games have been sold worldwide. This milestone includes 76 video games launched since 1996, beginning with the release of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green for the Nintendo Game Boy™ system. The Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games, which are the newest titles in the core video game series, launched on November 17 exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems, helping the franchise reach this remarkable milestone.
In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, a brand-new story unfolds, featuring Necrozma alongside the Legendary duo of Solgaleo and Lunala. Ominous dark clouds begin to spread in the tropical Alola region setting, and the secrets of Necrozma and Alola, which were never disclosed in previous games, finally come to light.