Japan is crazy for Pokemon X and Y; Nintendo EShop crashes after Worldwide Launch

So Pokemon X and Y has been released in Japan(and rest of the world). It is the most pre-ordered game on Amazon Japan and has broken the record of previous Pokemon games. Now that it is released, we are seeing huge lines of people waiting to get their hands on it through retail stores while Nintendo EShop went down once Pokemon X and Y was made available on it for download.

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ritsuka6661771d ago (Edited 1771d ago )

Media create next week is going to be a massacre for 3DS numbers.

DarkLordMalik1771d ago

Poor VITA. I hope the Slim at least gives it a boost over 20,000 units.

Aceman181771d ago

it doesn't really matter even with the release of this game it's not like the vita will stop selling, or having new games come out for it.

the vita didn't stop selling when monster hunter came out so i don't expect it to stop selling once pokemon comes out.

people act like you can't have two gaming handhelds on the market.

user55757081771d ago

thats hilarious the eshop crashed due to so many downloads

BobbytheBuilder1771d ago

I would like to see how many 3ds hardware pokemon sold, I bought the 3ds just for this game

lastofgen1771d ago

same here.
well, for x/y and the new zelda game.

worldwidegaming1771d ago

This is why Nintendo never needs to worry.
buying the 3ds for one game?