See, the game has sold 967,675 copies in its first two days on Japanese store shelves, which is close to a million, which means that, if Pokémon Platinum were an American music album, it would almost be a platinum record. Once we realized that, the headline just wrote itself. As did this explanatory paragraph ...

Look, Pokémon games are still popular in Japan, all right? That's all we're trying to say here! Sheesh! We need a drink.

[Via DS Fanboy]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

Hopefully not the last update on Last Flight