The figure rises to almost 300 million when you add in spin-offs.
The Pokémon Company has announced a special landmark for the Pokémon franchise. As of February 29, 2016, they have reached 279 million in total game sales.
Mmm, Pikachu drumstick.
Pokkén Tournament director Katsuhiro Harada explained how the inspiration of the original Pokémon games helped steer development of the upcoming 3D fighter.