Pokémon fans and newcomers alike have been adventuring in the wonderful world of Alola in record numbers, with first week sales of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon totalling over 1.5 million units. That figure includes more than 368,000 units sold in the UK in the first week.
Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon’s beautiful Alola region, charming characters and grand adventure have also received glowing critical praise:
- “One of the best video games ever made” – 9/10, metro.co.uk
- “Takes the series in a fresh direction” – 5/5, Digital Spy
- “Sun and Moon both honour the 20-year legacy of Pokémon and improve upon it” – 9/10, IGN
All those adventuring around the Alola Region will also be eligible to compete in the first major Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video game tournament, taking place this December 9–11 at Pokémon’s official 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. The three day event will also be live streamed throughout via the official Pokémon channels. More information on Pokémon’s European International Championships and how to enter can be found here: http://www.pokemon.com/uk/play-pokemon/internationals/2017/about/