Pokémon is the third best-selling video game franchise in the world with overalls 386 million units sold in all games, says Business Insider. Two of the 25 best-selling video games of all time are in the Pokémon series, Pokémon Red/Green/Blue/Yellow and Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal, according to HP.com.
Each new Pokémon entry brings with it a new set of Pokémon for players to discover. However, more than 20 years have passed since the first Pokémon video game was released and, with nearly nine generations of Pokémonsays Bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net, the number to discover continues to rise.
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How many Pokemon are there?
According to Bulbapedia, there are: 905 Pokémon spanning eight generations that have been released since 1996. The eighth and final generation has added 96 new Pokémon, while the next generation will add an undisclosed number. Scheduled for release in late 2022, “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Pokémon Violet” Kick Off the Ninth Generation†
The first generation of Pokemon started in 1996 and introduced the first 151 Pokémon of the series. “Pokémon Red”, “Pokémon Green”, “Pokémon Blue” and “Pokémon Yellow” are the main franchise games of the first generation.
Pokémon’s second generation, starting in 1999, Added 100 new Pokémon, bringing the total to 251† It includes core games “Pokémon Gold”, “Pokémon Silver” and “Pokémon Crystal”.
Generation III in 2002 brought the total number of Pokémon to 386 after the addition of 135 new species† It added “Pokémon Rubyy”, “Pokémon Sapphire”, “Pokémon FireRed”, “Pokémon LeafGreen” and “Pokémon Emerald” to its core games.
From 2006, Pokémon’s fourth generation has been added 107 new Pokémon species, bringing the total to 493 . brings† This generation includes “Pokémon Diamond”, “Pokémon Pearl”, “Pokémon Platinum”, “Pokémon HeartGold”, and “Pokémon SoulSilver”.
156 new Pokémon were added in Generation V, up to 649 total number of Pokémon in all games. “Pokémon Black”, “Pokémon White”, “Pokémon Black 2”, and “Pokémon White 2” were all released during this generation, starting in 2010.
As of 2013, Generation VI has added the fewest Pokémon to date with 72 new species bringing the total number to 721: “Pokémon X,” “Pokémon Y,” “Pokémon Omega Ruby,” and “Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.”
There were 88 new Pokémon added in this generation, a total of 809 Pokémon after it started in 2016. This generation includes “Pokémon Sun”, “Pokémon Moon”, “Pokémon Ultra Sun”, “Pokémon Ultra Moon”, “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!”
Generation VIII, 96 Pokémon added to 905 . reach† “Pokémon Sword”, “Pokémon Shield”, the paired expansion is valid for both “Pokémon Brilliant Diamond” and “Pokémon Shining Pearl.” The latest addition, “Pokémon Legends: Arceus”, released in 2022, added seven new Pokémon species.
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Has Pokémon GO added any new Pokémon?
No, Pokémon GO has not added any new Pokémon to the franchise. The popular mobile game with $1.21 billion in revenue in 2021, according to businessofapps.com, has not added any new Pokémon and is still working to integrate all Pokémon already created into the game. Pokemongo.fandom.com says the video game has yet to make all 905 Pokémon available to players†
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