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Pokémon Sun and Moon Is Officially Nintendo’s Biggest-Ever Game Launch in Europe

Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Sun and Moon is officially Nintendo’s biggest-ever European game launch in terms of units sold, the company has today announced.

Over 1.5 million copies of the latest entry in Game Freak’s long-running RPG franchise were sold throughout Europe during the past week, with 368,000 of those coming in the UK.

Nintendo confirmed the news in a press release issued earlier today, where it also provided details about the first major public Pokémon Sun and Moon tournament, which will take place December 9–11 at the inaugural Pokémon European International Championships in London.

The best of the best Pokémon players from all over the world will compete for a combined prize pool value of up to $250,000, and the three-day event will also be live streamed throughout via the official Pokémon channels.

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