Pokémon Games Have Sold 172 Million Units To Date

By Ishaan . August 19, 2013 . 9:00am

At the Pokémon Game Show in Tokyo this past weekend, The Pokémon Company announced that 172 million units of Pokémon games have been sold across the world.


The last two major Pokémon games, Black/White and Black 2/White 2 have sold 15.42 million and 7.81 million units worldwide, as of March 31st, 2013.


The next two games in the Pokémon series are Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, and will launch worldwide on October 12th.


  • Raltrios

    Is that just the main series titles or are all of the spinoffs included?

    • School Idol Addict

      I’m sure it’s only the main series sales.

  • 하세요

    And I shall continue to contribute to increasing those numbers. Cannot get enough Pokemon :D

  • Renaldi Saputra

    it’s pokemon so that’s not too surprising

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Ash?: We already own the RPG world! now we must take over every genre! including Dating sims and eroge !! Prepare your wallets (Uranus)

    Jack atlas: I’m better at”pokemon on motorcycles then childrn card game on motorcycles”

    Pokemon 5Ds confirmed

    • Ferrick

      Don’t forget eroge

      “Ash used Harden! Harden failed to activate! Misty Ran away! Game Over!”

      • ShawnOtakuSomething

        They already have fan eroge games my friend….*blush*

        • Ferrick

          they.. do ? Brb….

  • Presea

    Not surprising, good job Nintendo. :D Watch as those numbers increased dramatically due to Pokemon X and Y release.

  • Sango

    Nice, tbh I thought the number would be a lot higher tho.

  • YoshEE

    Now I wonder how much X and Y units will be sold. But even so nice job pokemon and nintendo! :D

  • S- Class Wizard KaRamo

    I don’t know why but i expected more, this franchise is awsome

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