Popular role-playing video games Pokemon X and Y – released on October 12, 2013 – represent Japanese multinational consumer electronics company Nintendo’s best-selling first-party games in nine months ending on December 31, 2013. The company’s list of worldwide software sales for the first three quarters – April until December – of Nintendo’s fiscal year 2014 showed that Pokemon X and Y reached a combined sales of 11.61 million units.
The popular game also managed to significantly outpace the second best-selling game, Animal Crossing: New Leaf – which sold 3.52 million units – while the third spot was claimed by Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, with 2.57 million units sold during the same period of nine months.
In addition to that, just one Wii game appeared on the list – Mario Kart Wii – which still did well and sold 1 million copies during those nine months, bringing the overall lifetime sales up to 35.26 million copies.
Here is the entire list for 3DS, Wii and Wii U:
Pokémon X/Pokémon Y – 11.61m
Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 3.52m
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 2.57m
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – 2.18m
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team – 2m
Tomodachi Collection – 1.82m
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D – 1.43m
Mario Kart 7 – 1.27m
New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 1.21m
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins – 1.11m
Mario Kart Wii – 1m
Super Mario 3D World – 1.94m
New Super Mario Bros. U – 1.74m
New Super Luigi U – 1.51m
Wii Party U – 1.24m
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD – 1.15m
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