4 Years Ago Today, Pokémon X & Y made their Debut

SummaryGraphic4 Years ago today, Nintendo, Game Freak & The Pokémon Company released Pokémon X & Pokémon Y to the World. This is the first entry for the Nintendo 3DS line of handheld systems, the first main series game to introduce 3D graphics, and the introduction of a new Pokémon type in over 13 years, and is also the start of the 6th Generation of Pokémon.Release DateTitleJuly 13, 2013ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens (Movie) [feat. Mega Mewtwo Y]October 12th, 2013Pokémon X & Pokémon Y for Nintendo 3DSOctober 17th, 2013Pokémon: XY Debut (Anime)Notable Additions/Changes to the FormulaThe game’s Main feature was Trainer Customization, Mega Evolutions, the Fairy Typing.X & Y were the first games in the series to be launched Worldwide on the same release day for all regions. This would be a new trend that The Pokémon Company would continue to follow for their future releases.X & Y are the first main series games to make the jump into 3D with polygonal models.X & Y featured 8-Way Directional Movement.X & Y are the first games to feature always online connectivity with the PSS System.X & Y are the first games to feature Pokémon Amie, Sky Battles, Horde Battles and Super Training.X & Y introduced many competitive changes: Steel no longer resists Dark & Ghost, Grass is immune to powder/spore moves, Electric is immune to Paralysis, 100% Toxic Accuracy on Poison types, Ghost Types immune to entrapment.Stats72 New Pokémon (Total Dex Number up to 721)28 Mega Evolutions22 Pokémon were reclassified to Fairy TypeOver 15 Million Units Sold To DateMediaEnglish AnnouncementEnglish GameplayJapan GameplayTitle Screen & Opening MovieHappy Birthday – Pokemon Center EventDialogueWhat are some of your favorite moments from X & Y?

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