Pokémon X/Y was the first ever global launch of any Pokémon game. This Pokémon globalization resulted in over 4 million units sold in the first two days; Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th.
The early response to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y not only reaffirms the ongoing passion of Pokémon fans, but also indicates that an entirely new generation of gamers is eager to experience the franchise for itself."
- Mr. Iwata
Check out the full press release here.