Nintendo is on roll since the release of its new game Pokemon X and Y. According to company’s spokesperson the game has sold more than 1 million units since its launch. The games sales has also soared the popularity of Nintendo 3DS. To celebrate the success of the game the company has released infograph on its website which shows rise in the popularity of the Nintendo game.
A spokesperson from Nintendo told Slashgear.com, “Pokemon X and Pokemon Y reached the 1 million units sold mark faster than any other 3DS game in history. The game also spurred sales of the 3DS console as well with Nintendo reporting a 135% increase in sales four weeks after the launch of the game.”
According to the statistics reveled by Nintendo one out of every Nintendo 3DS user have purchased Pokemon X and Pokemon y. Also the game has become phenomenon on social networks.
“There were more than 2 million tweets in the past 30 days about Pokemon. The game was also the fastest selling title in Nintendo eShop history”, Nintendo further revealed.… Read the rest
It seems Pokemon X and Y has surpassed GTA 5 in terms of popularity and fan fare. Inspite of selling more than 400,000 copies in Japan, GTA 5 could not topple Pokemon X and Y from the no.1 spot.
According to videogamer.com the Rockstar blockbuster, “The Rockstar blockbuster sold 360,115 copies on PS3 and a further 26,612 copies on Xbox 360. This was a major improvement over the 165,000 copies GTA 4 managed to shift at its Japanese launch in November 2008.”
Meanwhile, since its release Pokemon X and Y have sold more than 8.7 million copies. Pokémon is Nintendo’s offering and X and Y are the first of its kind. Looking at the way the game is picking up, it could be predicted that soon Pokemon X and y would become a phenomenon in the game industry.
Simon Parkin of Eurogame wrote in his Pokemon X and Y review, “X & Y is the finest expression of [series creator] Satoshi Tajiri’s obsessive vision yet,” “The transition to 3D is smooth and natural and the multitudinous additions to the proven formula will excite even the most jaded Pokémon fanatic.”
Let us know which game do you like more, GTA 5 or Pokemon X and Y.