Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2 may have only been released in Japan a week, but release dates for the games in the US and Europe have already been confirmed this afternoon. In Europe the two titles will be released on the 12th of October, while fans in the US will be getting the games on the 7th of October. Not much of a gap between releases which is very nice to see. This also means the release for the Pokémon Dream Radar which works alongide the titles will be on the on the same day as the main series games in the US and Europe.
With the announcement of the games being released outside of Japan, we also learnt a few new details. Water Gym Leader Shizui will be known as Marlon, and the PokéWood feature will go by the name of PokéStar Studios.
Within the first two days of release in Japan for Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2 the games managed to sell over 1.6 million copies making them the first games across any platform to cross the million mark this year in Japan, and making them the third fastest selling DS titles ever. They're only beaten in second place by Pokémon Black and Pokémon White which managed 2.6 million during their first two days of release.