“New Pokémon Title Sold Record 2.55mn Copies In 1st Week!”
Pokémon Black & Pokémon White
“OSAKA (Nikkei)–Nintendo Co. (7974) affiliate Pokémon Co. said Wednesday that its latest title in the “Pokémon” video game series sold 2.55 million copies in its first week on the market.
The robust sales mark a first-week record for any game released for the Nintendo DS handheld game machine.
Pre-release orders for “Pokémon Black” and “Pokémon White” reached 1.88 million copies.
The game is the first addition to the “Pokémon” series since the release four years ago of “Pokémon Diamond & Pearl,” which has sold more than 17.15 million copies.
The “Pokémon” series made its debut in 1996. More than 200 million copies have been sold worldwide, including offshoot titles.”
The all-new release of Pokémon Black and Pokémon White hit stores in Japan on the 18th of September. With such a huge reaction from consumers in Japan already, we can predict a similar response as it arrives in Australia next year in March!
– People lining in front of Yodobashi (Huge Electronics Store)
– People lining up in front of Pokémon Center Tokyo in Hamamatsu Station
Croftminster and Pokémon
Croftminster has been a dedicated distributor of Pokémon TCG products and has contributed to keeping the Pokémon fans in Australia active and happy through Pokémon Organized-Play. We are very excited with this news and cannot wait until Pokémon Black and Pokémon White reaches our shores!