Nintendo announced, today, that Pokemon Sun and Moon are now the “best pre-selling games in Nintendo history”. They’ve beaten out all previous entries, every Mario game, and every Smash Bros. In addition to this, they announced that the Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Special Demo Version has also become the most downloaded demo in Nintendo 3DS eShop history. That’s astounding, considering Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby had a Demo as well, and had items to giveaway by playing it.
Speaking of, The Sun and Moon Demo has specific days you should re-check back and play again, so don’t forget!
The press release went on to give detail about their thoughts on the 20 year anniversary:
“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 and Pokémon Moon, on November 18.”
Have you played the Sun and Moon Demo yet? What’re your favorite parts or additions so far? Is Pokemon Sun and Moon a “day one purchase” for you? Sound off in the comments below!