Who woulda thunk? Thanks in part to the sudden surge in Pokémon popularity (Pokélarity?) — no doubt tied to Pokémon Go to an extent — Nintendo's pair of upcoming 3DS releases are smashing pre-sale records.
Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, we assume combined, are "officially the best pre-selling games in Nintendo history". Also, the special eShop demo is the most downloaded 3DS demo on the eShop as well.
Pre-order a copy right here if you haven't already, and read on for the announcement.
Today, Nintendo announced that Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon are officially the best pre-selling games in Nintendo history. Additionally, the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Special Demo Version is the most downloaded demo on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Nintendo History!
With the launch of the first Pokémon video games 20 years ago, the Pokémon brand quickly became a global sensation and hasn't left popular culture since. The Pokémon brand's 20-year celebration in 2016 has ignited fans' passion for the beloved franchise across the country and around the world with a wide variety of initiatives and new launches. As part of this banner year for the iconic franchise, video game players are no doubt anticipating the launch of the upcoming Nintendo 3DS games, Pokémon Sun andPokémon Moon, on November 18.
For questions and more information on Pokémon and these two historic milestones, please visit http://www.pokemon-sunmoon.com/en-us/