On April 26th, GAME FREAK inc. has celebrated its 25th anniversary! Thank you for always supporting us! pic.twitter.com/FrlWnWCbcq
— 増田順一@GAME FREAK inc. (@Junichi_Masuda) April 26, 2014
Junichi Masuda has confirmed that Game Freak celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 26th. Best known for the Pokemon series of role-playing titles, the developer was founded in 1989 by Pokemon creator Satoshi Tajiri. The studio’s latest projects, Pokemon X and Y, were released worldwide on October 12, 2013, marking the first global launch in franchise history. The two games combined sold more than four million units across Japan, North America and Europe in their first two days on the market.