Nintendo Co.’s Pokemon Black Version 2 and Pokemon White Version 2 for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS handheld ranked in the top 15 pre-order game sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week due to strong demand for the sequel titles.
This week, the Pokemon Black Version 2 SKU ranked as the No. 12 best-selling pre-order game product at Walmart.com’s Video Games division.
The Pokemon White Version 2 ranked at No. 14 in the same period.
Pokemon Black Version 2 and Pokemon White Version 2, to be sold Oct. 7, will be compatible with Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS hardware platforms. New characters include the Black Kyurem and White Kyurem.
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 will allow users to compete against classic gym leaders from previous Pokemon video games.
Featured battles include single battles, double battles, triple battles, and rotational battles.
The Nintendo DS has sold 151 million units in global markets to date.
The Nintendo 3DS was released in 2011.