** Not all core series games are released exclusively on the same system.
** All core series games only feature a regional Pokédex. The [[National Dex]] is instead found on [[Pokémon Bank]].
* Generation VII is also the only generation that did not introduce:
** A Pokémon that evolves through [[trade|trading]].
* Generation VII is the first generation in which core series games were released in every year of the generation in all territories.
* Generation VII is the first generation to have aesthetic differences appear on the startup and title screens due to in-game actions, being the chosen gender of the mascot Pokémon and their current outfit.
* Generation VII is the first generation in which a core series game does not include every Pokémon introduced in previous generations, as of Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee.