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Reception
 
==Reception==
Gaming magazine {{wp|Famitsu}} gave Pokémon Sun and Moon a score of 38 out of 40. {{wp|IGN}} rated the games an "Amazing" 9.0/10,<ref>[httphttps://www.ign.com/articles/2016/11/15/pokemon-sun-and-moon-review Pokémon Sun and Moon Review - IGN]</ref> noting that the games "switch up the formula to create an engaging adventure." Pokémon Sun and Moon hold a rating of 87.94%<ref>[httphttps://www.gamerankings.com/3ds/187276-pokemon-sun/index.html Pokémon Sun for 3DS - GameRankings]</ref> and 87.74%,<ref>[httphttps://www.gamerankings.com/3ds/187277-pokemon-moon/index.html Pokémon Moon for 3DS - GameRankings]</ref> respectively, on {{wp|GameRankings}}.
 
===Sales===
Within the first two weeks of release for Sun and Moon, over 7.5 million copies were sold in Japan, North America, and Europe.<ref>[httphttps://www.mcvuk.com/newsbusiness/read/pokpokandeacutemon-monsun-holdsand-topmoon-spothit-in23m-busy-weekunits-in-japan/0176092 Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan - MCV]</ref> In North America and Australia, they set a record for being the fastest-selling Nintendo games there, selling 3.7 million and 240 thousand copies, respectively, in the first two weeks.<ref>[httphttps://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/pokemon-sun-and-pokemon-moon-fastest-selling-game-in-nintendo-history Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon become fastest-selling games in Nintendo history in the Americas - Nintendo Official Site]</ref><ref>[httphttps://www.vooks.net/pokemon-sun-moon-become-fastest-selling-nintendo-games-australia-ever/ Pokémon Sun and Moon become fastest selling Nintendo games in Australia ever - Vooks]</ref> They also set a similar record in Europe and the UK, selling 1.5 million and 368 thousand copies, respectively, in the first week.<ref>[httphttps://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-11-28-pokemon-sun-and-moon-are-nintendos-biggest-uk-launch Pokémon Sun and Moon are Nintendo's biggest UK launch of all time - Eurogamer.net]</ref> In the fiscal year of their release, they sold 15.44 million units.<ref>[https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2017/170427_6e.pdf#page=5 Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Earnings Release for Fiscal Year Ended March 2017]</ref> As of September 30, 2018, Pokémon Sun and Moon have sold 16.13 million copies worldwide.<ref>[https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/finance/software/3ds.html Top Selling Title Sales Units - Nintendo 3DS Software]</ref>
 
====Japanese sales====
Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1,893590,387629 individual units on their first week on the Japanese market,<ref name="gematsu">[httphttps://gematsu.com/2016/11/media-create-sales-111416-112016 Media Create Sales: 11/14/16 – 11/20/16 - Gematsu]</ref> being approximately 808807,000540 from Pokémon Sun, and 783,000090 from Pokémon Moon, andwith 302,758a from{{wp|sell-through}} theof Double81.90% and 79.83% Packrespectively. By AugustDecember 2731, 2017, the end of their 41st59th week, they had sold 3,317340,852565 copies, notbeing counting1,733,324 thefrom DoublePokémon PackSun and 1,607,241 from Pokémon Moon.
 
Pokémon Sun and Moon Dual Pack sold 151,379 units on its first week,<ref name="gematsu"/> with a {{wp|sell-through}} of 93.72%. By January 1, 2017, the end of its 7th week, it had sold 161,795 copies. Combining all releases, the games sold 3,664,155 units, being 1,895,119 from Pokémon Sun and 1,769,036 from Pokémon Moon.
 
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| 1st
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| {{tt|1,590,629|807,540 from Pokémon Sun; 783,090 from Pokémon Moon}}
|- style="background:#fff"
| 2
| 1st
| 90,891
| {{tt|2,949,287|1,529,915 from Pokémon Sun; 1,419,372 from Pokémon Moon}}
|- style="background:#fff"
| 8
| 12th
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| 3,229,854<!--
|- style="background:#fff"
| 21
| 11th
| 2,935
| 3,272,444<!--
|- style="background:#fff"
| 31
| -
| --->
|- style="background:#fff"
| 59
| December 31, 2017
| -
| -
| {{tt|3,340,565|1,733,324 from Pokémon Sun; 1,607,241 from Pokémon Moon}}
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|}
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| January 1, 2017
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