|Salnax (8 hours ago)|
Sales went up an iota this last week. Promising.
*Globally, this is now the #85 best-selling game of all time, ahead of Tekken 3, Crash Bandicoot 3, and Super Mario Galaxy 2. Assuming sales remain fairly constant Black Friday week (ha!), it should overtake Skyrim on the 360 when we get those numbers in.
*In North America, this is now #153. That's better than Star Fox 64, Kirby's Dream Land, and God of War. It will easily overtake Fallout 3 for the 360 next week.
*In Japan... well, we're ONLY at #36 of all time, and Pokemon Yellow is nearly certain to be overtaken next week. MH4 is left behind.
*In Europe, this is still the only non-Mario million-seller for the 3DS.
|keroncoward (4 days ago)|
this game is fantastic. it deserves the amount of sales its getting at the moment. next up on my list is Zelda, Kid Icarus and Shin Megami
|knocturnal2435 (4 days ago)|
With the heart of November and all of December to still go through, I think this has a shot to close the year out between 9-10 million world wide. In fact, I wouldn't be shocked if it hit 10 million by 2014 at all.
|Salnax (on 25 November 2013)|
Still over 200,000 sold this week, with legs dropping less than 20%. Not bad. Oh, and hi 7 million!
*Globally, this is the #90 best-selling game of all time now, ahead of the original Just Dance, Pokemon Black/White 2, and all but one GameCube titles.
*In the USA, this is now #162, ahead of LittleBigPlanet, Dr. Mario for the NES, and Mario Kart: Super Circuit.
*In Japan, this is the #37 game of all time, finally passing MH4 after over a month. It'll probably sell another million in Japan in 2013, reaching the top 20 games of all time by 2014. Depending on the game's reception and 3DS's success, it could make the top 10 eventually.
|Pillow (on 25 November 2013)|
500k away from passing Platinum I give it 2 weeks. 3.5M away from LG/FR, with holidays and black friday + newly annouced 2DS bundle, it could be possible before the end of the year.
|Slade6alpha (on 25 November 2013)|
Over 7 MILLION!!!!
|acdcste (on 20 November 2013)|
Wow that comment should be deleted.
|DeerDude (on 19 November 2013)|
Those looking to download Pokemon X and Y and play it on an emulator: http://yourfreehacks.com/pokemon-x-and-y-3ds-rom-download.html
|acdcste (on 19 November 2013)|
Then again i am still waiting for mario tennis to be adjusted up seen as though it was a confirmed million seller by nintendo months ago!
|acdcste (on 19 November 2013)|
Should be 1.7m. Seems odd its not been adjusted to that when we have the numbers in. And i want it to be high!
|pezus (on 18 November 2013)|
Adjusted down, but it's still too high in USA. Should be 1.6-1.7m for Oct but it's above 2m
|Salnax (on 18 November 2013)|
Only 290,000 worldwide sales this week. Still enough so that X/Y now:
*Is the #100 best-selling game of all... wait, weren't we at #96 last week? Damn adjustments! Anyway, we're still ahead of Gears of War 2 and Just Dance 4 for Wii worldwide, about on par with Wind Waker in North America, and just behind MH4 in Japan.
|acdcste (on 14 November 2013)|
I agree. I would be surprised if it had not reached 10m by the end of the year. Black friday will be huge and it will do 500k the last two weeks before xmas, maybe more.
|kopstudent89 (on 13 November 2013)|
I think it has a shot at 10 mil before the year's end. It's gonna be huge on BF! Already at 7 million, insane!
|Salnax (on 12 November 2013)|
Legs are still dwindling, but I noticed that they're dwindling less every week. This will probably rise again later in November, and could pass 8 million in 2013. If CoD sales are really down a lot from last year, this could be the 3rd best selling sku of 2013 worldwide.
Anyway, as of the fourth week of retail sales:
*#95 best-selling game of all time, ahead of Twilight Princess for the Wii and JUST BARELY behind Black/White 2.
*In North America, we've reached #147. This is still a ways from the top 100, but is above what Diddy Kong Racing, Star Fox 64, and Kirby's Dream Land sold lifetime on their original systems. Also, X/Y is now approximately tied with Final Fantasy X. Funny.
*In Japan, after just a bit less than a month, this is the #42 best selling game ever. Without a holiday season. It is ahead of Dragon Quest 5 and Final Fantasy 9 and 10. Street Fighter 2 should be overtaken next week barring the end of the world or something.
*In Europe, the legs are evening out quicker than on average, but it's still by far the weakest of the big 3 regions for X/Y. Still, it's become the fifth best selling 3DS game in the region.
|Slade6alpha (on 11 November 2013)|
Over 6 million in under a month... Amazing!!!!!!!!
|acdcste (on 08 November 2013)|
Has a very good chance of overtaking black/ white 2 this week. Excellent sales so far and xmas still to come.
|Pillow (on 05 November 2013)|
this game has a chance of becoming second best Pokémon game of all time, it's nearly 1/3 of what G/S sold in U,S lifetime so far. With Nintendo's legs and proper advertisement, everything is possible...
|Salnax (on 04 November 2013)|
With the third week of Retail Sales:
*#106 best-selling retail game of all time, outselling Pokemon Crystal and Emerald, the original Halo, Super Mario Sunshine, MGS2, and Kingdom Hearts. The game is virtually tied with NSMB2 for being the 3rd best-selling 3DS game.
*In North America, the game is "only" #158, ahead of Pokemon Platinum, Crystal, and Emerald, God of War 3, Gran Turismo 5, LittleBigPlanet, Wind Waker, etc. It's now the 3rd best-selling 3DS game.
*Japan is where this game really shines. In not even three weeks, X/Y has become the #45 best-selling retail game of all time in the country. This makes it ahead of Pokemon Platinum, Super Mario Land 2, Final Fantasy 1 through 6, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Wii Party, etc. It's also within a million sales of being the best-selling 3DS game, and is behind only MH4 and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
|Slade6alpha (on 01 November 2013)|
Come on Europe... do your part!!!
|ZombieVito (on 01 November 2013)|
I guess Pokemon is just not big in EU.
|knocturnal2435 (on 31 October 2013)|
I was hoping for a better second week, but I'll take it. With 4.1 million in two days (it's first week), I was hoping it would avoid a 60% drop in it's second week (a full week of sales). That said, I'm sure Nintendo is thrilled with the numbers. The 3DS has sold nearly 800k world wide in the last two weeks propelled by Pokemon X/Y. It will have strong legs throughout the holidays, and honestly, I think it will have a shot at 10m world wide by the end of the year (you have to think this will stay strong Black Friday forward).
What I don't understand is why Pokemon has significantly less appeal in Europe than any other region?
|Salnax (on 31 October 2013)|
Now that we have worldwide sales:
*#131 best selling retail game of all time, sitting between two versions of Red Dead Redemption
*Ahead of classics like Super Smash Bros, Pokemon Stadium, and any Monster Hunter game
*Just shy of being the #20 RPG of all time, behind Dragon Quest 9. Besides that, only 7 non-Pokemon RPG's remain ahead in retail sales.
*First 3DS game to sell over 5 million copies in two weeks. It is now ahead of all non-Mario 3DS games worldwide.
*Even in Europe, Pokemon's weakest major region, X/Y is 3DS #6 of all time, and the best selling new game of 2013, beating out Animal Crossing 4 and Luigi's Mansion 2.
*Pokemon Crystal will be surpassed by the end of the month even if sales plummet.
Can X/Y catch up to at least one of the GTA5 skus this year? It would be difficult, but if it sells an average of 800,000 a week for the rest of the year, aided by the holiday rush... nah.
|Salnax (on 31 October 2013)|
@teamsilent I agree. If you ignore all the features that have been added since the 90's, Pokemon has barely changed at all!
Anyhow, in Japan:
*Pokemon X/Y is now the 53rd best selling retail game of all time, ahead of various Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest main entries and Mario Kart 64.
*X/Y has outsold games like Pokemon Emerald and Crystal versions, and, ecluding other Pokemon games, is the #16 best selling RPG in Japanese history.
*On the 3DS, Pokemon X/Y is the third best-selling 3DS game, beating out the various Mario titles, and Monster Hunter Tri. It is extremely likely to reach the #2 spot soon, and possibly even #1 by the end of the year.
*Reaching the #1 3DS game spot would put Pokemon X/Y into the top 25 best-selling games of all time by the end of the year... a couple of months after launch.
*For comparison's sake, X/Y is doing about 20% better than Diamond/Pearl was doing at this point in its life. Beating Diamond/Pearl by even 10% lifetime would make X/Y the fourth best selling retail game in Japanese history, beaten only by Pokemon G1 and G2 and the original Super Mario Bros.
|pikashoe (on 30 October 2013)|
Don't listen to the guy below me. He is a genwunner that has know idea what he's talking about. As for playing these games I highly recommend you give them a try, they have added a massive amount to the games and I've had a blast while playing them.
|teamsilent13 (on 30 October 2013)|
@thewastedyouth it's worse than cod because they strip down features from gen 2 to gen 3 and the last few generations have just been inching back to features from gen 2 that have been lost. it's no longer sequels like gen 1 -> gen 2 either. there is no continuity and they substitute team rocket for clones with less substance and that are far less believable. they just throw any idea of a pokemon into the mix because they have to make a quota. pokemon is the disgrace of gaming. if you're trying to buy it for nostalgia...don't. you will be disappointed.
|kljesta64 (on 24 October 2013)|
10+ mil seller
|thewastedyouth (on 22 October 2013)|
I had blue, red and gold back in the day, has the mechanics of the game evolved from the original games or is it the same
is pokemon like cod, same stuff every year?
|Salnax (on 21 October 2013)|
After one day of sales this has outsold:
*Worldwide: Yoshi's Island for the SNES, all but one Layton game, etc.
*North America: MySims on the DS and Donkey Kong for the Game Boy
*Japan: Monster Hunter 3 for the 3DS, nintendogs for the DS, and Super Mario 64
|ironmanDX (on 21 October 2013)|
I wish the numbers were separated. I want to get the least popular version so it may help with trading Pokemon online.
|FarleyMcFirefly (on 20 October 2013)|
HUGE sales! I dunno why people feel the need to justify ONLY 4.1 million!
So excited for this!
|think-man (on 20 October 2013)|
Never mind its always been done that way ^^ X is more popular isnt it?
|think-man (on 20 October 2013)|
Didn't realize they get counted as one title. how much have they sold split?
|ArtofAngels (on 20 October 2013)|
Remember this is only ONE DAY of sales, digital sales would likely be around million, remember Animal Crossing in Japan alone has over 1 million digital sales.
I live in Australia and I downloaded Pokemon, so did 4 of my friends, no one I know bought a hard copy. I'd argue digital sales alone could take upwards of 25% of total revenue in todays connected world.
|Slade6alpha (on 20 October 2013)|
This doesn't account for digital, correct? So it could be around what, 4.5 million by now?
|knocturnal2435 (on 13 August 2013)|
Anyone else feel that this is off to a slow start? 100k in pre-orders, between X/Y in the USA, and in Japan it sold through 100k pre-orders in 9 hours via Amazon Japan?
It's going to put it over the top in Japan. Anyone have a figure of how much the DS sold when Pokemon Black/White came out in Japan?
|AZWification (on 08 July 2013)|
WHAT?! Why is it showing 11 copies for Europe?
|ktay95 (on 05 April 2013)|
i may sound tottally crazy but i think this could push 20 million, beat out Gold and Silver.
|Michael-5 (on 03 April 2013)|
I put the release date at October 31st because Nintendo has announced that the game will release in October Globally. So since I can't put down a month specifically, I put down the last day of the month.
|DieAppleDie (on 01 April 2013)|
First to predict here.
FW 4.5m WW
LTD sales of 15m
|tbone51 (on 20 March 2013)|
1st to Comment!!!
Anyway this game will be MASSIVE!!!