Nintendo 3DS Games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Ship Over 7.7 Million Copies Worldwide
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are two role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. They are part of the 6th generation of the Pokémon series, serving as enhanced remakes of the 2002 Game Boy Advance titles Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.
Announced on May 7, 2014, the games were released in Japan, North America, and Australia on November 21, 2014, and in Europe on November 28, 2014. This is twelve years after he release date of the original Ruby and Sapphire. And now, according to an article on AnimeNewsNetwork, we have some fresh data on the sales performance.
It seems that he Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Nintendo 3DS games have shipped over 7.7 million copies worldwide. In Europe alone it set the record for most first-week sales among 3DS games.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire sold 3.04 million copies worldwide in three days after November 21, including over 1.5 million in Japan alone. It’s worth pointing out that Pokémon X and Y’s cumulative worldwide sales total stands at 13.29 million, according to the latest data at the end of September.