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Could Pokemon X & Y beat the GTAV sales?

#1fissionprimerPosted 9/20/2013 10:27:31 AM
Can it? - Results (1896 votes)
YES!!!!
36.02% (683 votes)
683
No way!
63.98% (1213 votes)
1213
This poll is now closed.
GTAV already 1,000 million units sold in only 3 days!!

The next overhyped game i know of that is coming this year is Pokemon.
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#2Stormvale12Posted 9/20/2013 10:28:16 AM
1,000 million? You mean 1 billion?
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#3Patriarch105Posted 9/20/2013 10:30:19 AM
Because of Nintendo's new policy this year to print less copies of games to keep profits higher it will be harder to get a hold of than usual if you didn't pre-order.
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#4ClovernoodlePosted 9/20/2013 10:31:50 AM
Anyone who voted "yes" is an idiot. Like I'm not even trying to be mean, it's deluding yourself to think otherwise.

Is Pokémon popular? Yes. Is X and Y bound to be one of the largest launches for the series ever? Probably.

Can it make one billion dollars in its first few days, let alone $800 Billion in its first 24 hours? No.
Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest video game release in history and it will be a while before anything beats it
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#5Hierarchy225Posted 9/20/2013 10:34:03 AM
I would laugh if it did, but I doubt it would.
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#6Haku125Posted 9/20/2013 10:35:38 AM
How can they even compete? Everyone was looking forward to GTA 5, it is on two consoles while pokemon is on the 3ds, which not everyone has. Not a chance.
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#7SgtSagittariusPosted 9/20/2013 10:36:16 AM
Pokemon'll be a system seller as well. I doubt many people bought a console to play gta v.
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#8Cannon_SamPosted 9/20/2013 10:37:17 AM
As much as I love Pokemon, there's no way in hell it could beat GTA V. It has a much wider demographic, available on more platforms, and beat the break-even point (millions of dollars) on pre-orders alone.

Pokemon's not touching that any time soon.
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#9LenneValkiryePosted 9/20/2013 10:37:46 AM
GTA is only popular in the west, Pokemon is popular everywhere.
#10xxgamer91xxPosted 9/20/2013 10:38:39 AM
Nope I don't think Pokemon could beat Grand Theft Auto in sells, but both games will sell a lot of copies though.