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A look at how Pokemon GO has boosted 3DS games and hardware in Japan

Posted on September 14, 2016 by (@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News

We’ve often talked about how Pokemon GO has positively affected the sales of the core Pokemon games. The Wall Street Journal now provides a closer look by examining the situation in Japan.

The image above shows how Pokemon GO has boosted sales of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Red/Green/Blue/Yellow, and 3DS hardware as a whole since launch. It’s cooled off slightly as of late, but overall, it’s clear that GO made a notable impact.

Thanks to Zoner for the tip.


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