: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
, the latest Pokemon
remakes, sold more than 3 million copies over their launch weekend.
As confirmed by The Pokemon Company, and reported by Siliconera
, the pair of games sold 1.5 million in Japan, and now hold the record for the fourth best Nintendo 3DS game launch in Japan, behind Pokemon X & Y, Monster Hunter 4
and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Meanwhile, the games sold roughly 1.5 million across the U.S., South Korea and Australia. The last Pokemon
release pair, Pokemon X & Y
, managed 4 million in their opening weekend
-- although this figure included Europe as well.