Nintendo's Pokemon Black Version 2 and Pokemon White Version 2 sold a combined 1,618,621 copies during its first two days on sale in Japan, reports Andriasang.

The duo have recorded the third best start for the DS platform, although came some way short of the original games' combined 2,637,285 copies back in September 2010.

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu also revealed life-to-date sales figures for the DS and 3DS in Japan, standing at 32,855,241 units and 6,288,334 units, respectively.