Black and White sells 2.63 million copies in first two days
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Games set selling record
Nintendo has revealed that Pokémon Black and White, released September 18 in Japan, have sold a combined 2.63 million copies, making a record for most copies of any Japanese videogame sold within the first two days. For comparison, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Versions sold 1.58 million copies in the same time period.
Pokémon Black and White were also the fastest pre-selling DS games, with well over one million preorders before release. The games are set to be released in spring of 2011 in South Korea, North America, Europe, and Australia.
- Press release (Japanese)