The core Pokemon RPG series has sold more than 241 million copies worldwide since the 1996 release of Red and Green on Game Boy in Japan (Green was replaced by Blue outside Japan) up to September 2019, Nintendo noted. Last year's Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee games -- which were basically remakes of the 1996 games -- sold 3 million copies in their first week on sale.
Earlier this week, Roku was forced to push an update after Sword and Shield's Y-Comm service, which constantly searches for other Pokemon players on the same wireless network and online, made devices crash.
Also Friday, the Pokemon Company announced that it'll open another popup Pokemon Center -- a real-life store where you can buy merch -- in London for the 2020 Pokemon World Championships. The date and venue haven't been revealed yet.
First published Nov. 22 at 6:01 a.m. PT. Updated at 6:32 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.
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