Pokemon Sun and Moon sold 14.69 million copies in 2016

That's 14.69 million copies in 44 days.

Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon sold a total of 14.69 million units in 2016, Nintendo announced.

The pair of titles, which launched in mid-November, make up the third highest selling software for 3DS. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y hold the top position at 16.06 million units sold, followed by Mario Kart 7 at 14.82 million units sold.

For reference, here’s a look at the lifetime totals of other Pokemon titles:

  1. Pokemon Diamond / Pokemon Pearl – 17.64 million
  2. Pokemon Ruby / Pokemon Sapphire – 11.82 million
  3. Pokemon X / Pokemon Y – 16.06 million
  4. Pokemon Black / Pokemon White – 15.62 million
  5. Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon – 14.69 million
  6. Pokemon Omega Ruby / Pokemon Alpha Sapphire – 13.68 million
  7. Pokemon Heart Gold / Pokemon Soul Silver – 12.72 million
  8. Pokemon Fire Red / Pokemon Leaf Green – 11.82 million
  9. Pokemon Black 2 / Pokemon White 2 – 7.97 million
  10. Pokemon Platinum – 7.69 million
  11. Pokemon Emerald – 6.32 million

It’s worth noting that Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are only a few months old and will likely to continue to sell throughout the year.

A Switch version of the titles, reportedly code-named Pokemon Stars, is rumored to be in development at Game Freak.

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