Pokémon Franchise Tops 300 Million Units Sold Worldwide

Pokémon Franchise Tops 300 Million Units Sold Worldwide - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 November 2017 / 2,379 Views

The Pokémon Company speaking with Famitsu revealed the Pokémon series has surpassed 300 million units sold worldwide. The studio did mention the figure includes 76 titles.

The figure includes games sold at retail and does not include digital titles through the eShop, Virtual Console, or free-to-play mobile games like Pokémon Go.


The Pokémon Company celebrated the 20th anniversary of the franchise last year. 

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teamsilent13 (on 27 November 2017)

I only count gen 1 and gen 2.

SR388 (on 26 November 2017)

I personally own, Pokemon Blue, Crystal, White, Y, Alpha Sapphire, Moon and Ultra Sun. I skipped the third and fourth generation because I thought Pokemon was for children. I got back into Pokemon because of the competitive online multiplayer.

Ka-pi96 (on 25 November 2017)

Pics for this article need more Pikachu! Almost enough Pikachu, but not quite. Also, no such thing as too much Pikachu! :)

Stellar_Fungk (on 26 November 2017)

Pikachu's the main man.

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RaptorChrist (on 27 November 2017)

The only gen I missed was Black 2 / White 2, and I did end up buying that a couple years ago.

Ggordon (on 26 November 2017)


Bajablo (on 26 November 2017)

so.. on avarage 3.9M per game.. that is sick

OTBWY (on 26 November 2017)

It is the second most successful franchise in video gaming.