- The Pokémon video game franchise has sold more than 260 million games worldwide
- The Pokémon trading card game has shipped more than 21.5 billion cards to 74 countries in 10 languages
- There are more than 800 episodes in the Pokémon animated series — it is now in its 17th season
- There have been 17 full-length Pokémon feature films
- The most recently-released Pokémon games, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y(which launched worldwide on Oct. 12, 2013) sold nearly 12 million copies globally in their first four months
The Pokemon Company has revealed just how successful the universally adored Pokemon franchise is with gamers. Some of you may be aware of the facts provided by the Pokemon Company published below, but here they are just in case you didn’t know.