February 27 is Pokémon Day!

February 27 is Pokémon Day!

Introducing all the latest Pokémon news announced at Pokémon Presents!

In celebration of Pokémon Day, the Pokémon Company is pleased to present an overview of all the latest Pokémon news announced at Pokémon Presents on February 27, 2023.​

All the latest Pokémon news are on Pokémon Presents 2023.2.27 trailer. 

To watch, please check this link: https://youtu.be/DK9CX0AXFyo

2023 Pokémon World Championships

 2023 Pokémon World Championships will take place at the Pacifico Yokohama from August 11-13, 2023. Participants will battle in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon GO, and Pokémon UNITE for the title of World Champion. 

Here is the special artwork created for the event:

Pokémon Trading Card Game

This product was collaboratively developed by three parties: the design firm nendo, Creatures Inc., and The Pokémon Company. It’s a set of products featuring originally designed battling accessories and three preconstructed decks so the Pokémon TCG can be universally enjoyed. This product will be offered to players through lottery-based sales on Pokémon Center Online starting in the late February 2023.

Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic

The concept for Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic is TCG that can be universally enjoyed at any time. 

Merit 1: All items needed for battling have been redesigned from scratch.

Merit 2: You can play for a long time with unique regulations.

Sales plan

Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic will be released in four languages: Japanese, English, Korean, and Traditional Chinese. Their respective sales methods will differ, but in Japan, we plan to do lottery-based sales starting in late February.

More info on sales methods will be announced at a later date via the Trainer’s website.

Pokémon Unite

Introducing the Legendary Pokémon Zacian!

The Legendary Pokémon Zacian joined the fray on Sunday, February 26, for the Pokémon Day!

Zacian is an All-Rounder that specializes in melee attacks. Zacian’s Unite Move, Sovereign Sword, consumes Aeos energy it’s carrying in order to unleash a powerful attack to a wider area. Players will be able to knock out multiple opponents at once or deliver a concentrated attack to a single target. Using the right attack for the right situation can give the player the upper hand in battle.

Announcing the Adventure in Zacian’s Weald event, in which players can get Zacian’s Unite license!

The Adventure in Zacian’s Weald event started in Pokémon UNITE from Sunday, February 26, at 4:00 p.m. PST and conclude on Sunday, March 26, at 4:59 p.m. PDT.

Players can throw dice they get by logging in (and other means) to advance spaces on a board. They can earn adventure coins by completing missions on each space and then exchange them for Zacian’s Unite license!

Zacian will appear as a Boss Pokémon in a special type of quick battle—Boss Rush!

Players can take on a series of powerful Pokémon that stand in their way in a special type of quick battle—Boss Rush. Plus, Zacian will appear in both its Hero of Many Battles form and its Crowned Sword form.

Join forces with allies to challenge these powerful bosses!

A gift code to commemorate Pokémon Day!

To commemorate Pokémon Day, we’re giving players a gift code that they can use to get a gold Zacian Pokémon boost emblem, which has useful effects in battle!

Gift code: POKEMONDAY

Gift contents: gold Zacian Pokémon boost emblem ×1

NOTE: This gift code is redeemable until Sunday, March 26, 2023, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Please see the official Pokémon UNITE webpage (https://www.pokemonunite.jp/ja/news/121/) for details on how to redeem the gift code.

Pokémon Café ReMix

Pokémon from the Paldea region appear for the first time! 

A menu inspired by the Paldea Pokémon will also appear!

Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly have just arrived from the Paldea region to join Pokémon Café ReMix!

Players can choose one of the three to join their staff if they play the event that’s now under way!

A new menu, Paldea plate, inspired by the Paldea Pokémon, will also appear!

Play the puzzles and treat the Pokémon to delicious drinks and dishes!

Welcome from Paldea! 

Event period: From Monday, February 27, 2023, at 3 p.m. (JST) until Friday, March 17, 2023, at 2:59 p.m. (JST)

Notes:

・ To play the Welcome from Paldea event, you must have cleared main order #11.

・ You can also recruit Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly to your staff from deliveries.

Players can get Great Chef Greninja right now by logging in!

Special stamps are under way, where you can get Greninja’s outfit right now by logging in!

If you log in even once during the event period, you can receive Greninja’s Great Chef outfit.

Also, on the tenth day of logging in during the event period, you can receive 30,000 golden acorns that can be used in the game.

Special stamps event period: From Monday, February 27, 2023, at 3 p.m. (JST) until Friday, March 17, 2023, at 2:59 p.m. (JST)

Notes:

・ To receive this gift, you must have cleared main order #6.

Deliveries—where five-star chefs can join the café staff—return! And there’s more! Players can now do one 11× express delivery at no cost!

Outfits that can be used by five-star chef Pokémon with powerful skills are available again in deliveries!

And there’s more! Players can do one 11× express delivery at no cost! That’s a chance to get a five-star chef at no cost!

Five-star chefs come in handy during one-minute cooking, where players compete for the highest score within the time limit.

Players can aim for a high score efficiently!

Notes:

・ To play this event, you must have cleared main order #9.

Pokémon Sleep

Pokémon GO made entertainment out of walking around, now, Pokémon will do the same for sleeping! 

When Pokémon GO was released in 2016, it brought fresh entertainment to the simple everyday activity of walking, leading people the world over to discover a new way to have fun. 

Now comes the next challenge for Pokémon games: bringing fresh entertainment to sleeping! 

The core gameplay of Pokémon Sleep is simple: you place your smartphone by your pillow, then go to sleep. Just like that, waking up in the morning becomes something to look forward to! 

Keep it up day by day and rest your very best! 

Collect Lots of Pokémon’s “Sleep Styles” Together with Snorlax in Pokémon Sleep 

Your adventure takes place on a small island somewhere in the world. 

Together with large Snorlax who live on the island and Neroli, a professor studying Pokémon’s sleep styles, you’ll carry out research into how Pokémon sleep. 

By placing your smartphone by your pillow when you go to bed, you’ll be able to record and measure your sleep. Depending on your score, the content of the game will change. 

Your nights of sleep will be classified as one of three “sleep types,” and in the morning, Pokémon that sleep in similar ways will come gather around Snorlax. 

You may even discover a Pokémon sleeping in a rare style you’d hardly ever get to see normally.​ Each Pokémon has a number of different sleep styles, so discover lots of them by getting a good night’s sleep. 

Pokémon Sleep is Slated to Launch Worldwide in Summer 2023! 

Pokémon Sleep is planned to launch worldwide, excluding certain regions, in summer 2023. You can play it using just your smartphone or enjoy an even handier way to play using the Pokémon GO Plus + device, scheduled to launch on July 14. 

The app will be released very soon, so please bear with us a little longer. 

Pokémon GO Plus +

What is Pokémon GO Plus +?

Pokémon GO Plus + is a new device that uses Bluetooth® Low Energy technology to link with smartphone apps for use in gameplay.

Its standout feature is its sleep tracking functionality. The device was developed alongside the new Pokémon Sleep app under the slogan “Keep track of your sleep with the press of a button!” Our aim was to create a device that allows anyone to easily track their sleep and have fun doing so.

Pokémon GO Plus + can pair with Pokémon GO, just like Pokémon GO Plus (released in 2016) and Poké Ball Plus (released in 2018). It will give you an even handier way to play your Pokémon GO game—you’ll be able to search for Pokémon without checking your smartphone and enjoy adventuring at your own pace with even more flexible gameplay.

  Sleep tracking functions get a big plus

Sleep tracking is amazingly easy with Pokémon GO Plus +. All you need to do is press and hold the central button, then place the device by your pillow and go to sleep. No need for any complex steps.

Even those who’d rather leave their smartphones outside their bedrooms can easily track their sleep with this device.

Your sleep data can be used in both Pokémon Sleep and Pokémon GO. Pokémon Sleep is a new app (currently in development) that aims to make waking up in the morning something to look forward to! New gameplay features that make use of sleep data are slated for development in Pokémon GO as well. You’ll be able to link with these apps to check out your daily sleep data.

Perhaps some of you feel that day-to-day sleep tracking is a boring, rote activity. Well, Pokémon GO Plus + is here to help out on that front in a way that only Pokémon can! Pikachu’s familiar voice will give you cute prompts when it’s time to wake up or go to sleep. The device also has a function for singing lullabies.

A powered-up link with Pokémon GO

The previously launched Pokémon GO Plus and Poké Ball Plus devices enjoyed great popularity for making Pokémon GO hugely more convenient to play. Users of these devices could play Pokémon GO without needing to check their smartphones—a gameplay experience that nicely suited the outdoor nature of Pokémon GO.

Pokémon GO Plus + retains its predecessors’ functions, while also adding new features that players of Pokémon GO will find even more appealing! Up until now, Poké Balls were the only ball that players could throw at nearby Pokémon with just one button press. With the upcoming Pokémon GO Plus +, however, players will be able to choose which ball they wish to throw in their Pokémon GO game. Great Balls and Ultra Balls will also be throwable! Catching Pokémon will be easier than ever.

Moreover, if you have Poké Balls selected, a new feature will let them be thrown automatically when a Pokémon is nearby, with no need to press a button. The automatic PokéStop spinning function introduced in the Poké Ball Plus device also carries over into Pokémon GO Plus +, allowing for even more button-free gameplay in Pokémon GO.

No doubt about it—there are even more fun ways to play than ever before!

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

Meet Walking Wake and Iron Leaves, Newly Discovered Paradox Pokémon Appearing in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet!

You’ll be able to encounter Walking Wake in Pokémon Scarlet and Iron Leaves in Pokémon Violet.

Take On Walking Wake and Iron Leaves in a Tera Raid Battle Event!

Walking Wake will have Water as its Tera Type and Iron Leaves will have Psychic as its Tera Type in this event. This is your chance to challenge mysterious Pokémon you couldn’t meet before!

Event period: Tuesday, February 28, 12:00 a.m. JST to Monday, March 13, 8:59 a.m. JST

A New Story Begins in the Paldea Prologue!

Get ready to battle! The first official Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Online Competition, Paldea Prologue, is coming soon.

Sign-Up: Monday, February 27, 2023, at 15:00 UTC to Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 23:59 UTC

Competition: Friday, March 10, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 23:59 UTC

Connect Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet to Pokémon GO for Expanded Gameplay!

Starting on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, you’ll be able to connect Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet to Pokémon GO. New gameplay experiences will be available in each game after they’ve been connected!

Different Patterns of Vivillon Appear in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet!

When you connect your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game to Pokémon GO and receive a Postcard, the pattern of Vivillon that appear in the wild will change depending on the geographic location associated with the Postcard sent from Pokémon GO.

Your Chance to Get Lots of Gimmighoul Coins in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet!

When a Postcard is sent from Pokémon GO to Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, the recipient of the Postcard can receive lots of Gimmighoul Coins and various other items in their Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game. Once you collect 999 Gimmighoul Coins in Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, Chest Form Gimmighoul will evolve into Gholdengo after it levels up.

Roaming Form Gimmighoul Appears in Pokémon GO!

Once you connect Pokémon GO to Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet and send a Postcard, you’ll be able to use the Coin Bag in Pokémon GO. When you use the Coin Bag, Roaming Form Gimmighoul will appear in your surrounding area for a limited time.

Once you connect Pokémon GO to Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet and send a Postcard, you’ll be able to use the Coin Bag in Pokémon GO. When you use the Coin Bag, Roaming Form Gimmighoul will appear in your surrounding area for a limited time.

Connect Multiple Times to Get Golden Lure Modules in Pokémon GO!

If you connect Pokémon GO to Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet and send Postcards multiple times, you’ll be able to obtain Golden Lure Modules. Using a Golden Lure Module changes PokéStops into Golden PokéStops and allows you to collect Gimmighoul Coins by spinning the Photo Discs. Also, Roaming Form Gimmighoul will appear on extremely rare occasions.

For more information and updates, please check out the official websites:

(US) https://worlds.pokemon.com/en-us/(UK) https://worlds.pokemon.com/en-gb/

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