Nintendo Ships 10 Million Copies of Pokémon Sun/Moon Games Worldwide
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Nintendo and The Pokémon Company announced on Thursday that they have shipped more than 10 million copies of the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Nintendo 3DS games worldwide as the games' initial shipment. The games set a new record for most copies shipped for the Nintendo 3DS in their initial shipment.
Nintendo had revealed last month that the two games are the best pre-selling games in the company's history. The games' "Special Demo Version" is also the most downloaded demo in the Nintendo 3DS eShop's history.
The games will debut in Japan and North America on Friday, followed by Europe on November 23. The three Starter Pokémon (pictured below) are: the Grass-type Rowlet (Mokuroh in Japan), the Fire-type Litten (Nyabby), and the Water-type Popplio (Ashimari).
The games' new Legendary Pokémon include Solgaleo and Lunala (pictured below):
The games will be available on the Nintendo 3DS worldwide in Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, and — unlike in the previous generation — Chinese (Traditional and Simplified). Players can choose their preferred language when they launch each game. The two versions will be set 12 hours apart.
Source: Dengeki Online (Taka)
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