Pokemon Emerald Version is a sister game to Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire, and is the fifth and final Generation III main series game. Like its predecessor, Pokemon Crystal, it added many features not present in the earlier paired versions.
It was the second highest selling video game of 2005 in North America. It was also the third best-selling game for the Game Boy Advance, losing to its two predecessors, Ruby and Sapphire and FireRed and LeafGreen. Emerald was the final main series game released on the Game Boy line of handhelds.