According to Famitsu, Japanese video game magazine Enterbrain has published reports that the total sales for Pokémon Black and White has reached and surpassed its estimated sale of 5 million units. As of January 9, 2011, the number of units sold for Black and White was 5,036,724 units
Selling over 5 million copies in just 17 weeks after its release, Pokémon Black and White has become the 5th Nintendo DS title to reach the 5 million unit mark and it's the fastest one to do so.
Pokémon Black and White were released in Japan back in September and introduce over 150 never-before-seen Pokémon to the world. The games will be hitting the US shores on March 6.