Today’s Nintendo news: opening date for Pokémon The Movie: Coco in Japan, but also…
- Nintendo NY Store
- Pokémon Sword and Shield
- NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time
- Fire Emblem Heroes
Pokémon Sword and Shield
A new Wild Area Event is now live. This one features the following Dynamax Pokémon: Pichu, Pikachu (including Shiny variant), Raichu, and Alolan Raichu. It runs until August 10th!
Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)
Nintendo NY Store
Nintendo have announced that the the Nintendo NY Store will reopen on August 7th. However, it will be at a limited capacity, and reservation will be required for general entry. Reservations will be available in 30-minute intervals from 11am – 5:30pm Tuesday – Sunday via this website (about 2 – 5 days in advance).
There are also additional restrictions:
- Entry is limited to but to not exceed one guest +1 per reservation. Any children under the age of two accompanying a guest in addition to their +1 are permitted within the reservation.
- Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your time slot and present your Warp Pipe Pass upon arrival. You must have a Nintendo account to register. Any arrivals 5 minutes after your scheduled time may result in cancellation.
- For the safety of our staff and customers, do not attend if you have been exposed to or experience symptoms of COVID-19. Please visit http://Nintendonyc.com for safety measures to practice during your visit to Nintendo NY.
- Daily allocation of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite available while supplies last. Limit 1 per customer. For any hardware repairs, please contact: https://en-americas-support.nintendo.com or 1 (800)255-3700.
Source: Nintendo (Twitter)
Pokémon The Movie: Coco
The Pokémon Company have announced that the latest Pokémon movie, Pokémon The Movie: Coco, will open on December 25th in Japan.
Here’s the latest trailer for the movie (including the short version of the trailer) and the recording of the special program dedicated to the movie from yesterday’s livestream:
NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time
Here’s the latest episode of NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time:
This episode showcases the following:
- Paper Mario: The Origami King (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
- Pokémon Sword and Shield – Expansion Pass (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
- Pokémon Café Mix (Nintendo Switch – Nintendo eShop + Android / iOS, already available worldwide)
Fire Emblem Heroes
Here’s the latest video for Fire Emblem Heroes (English and Japanese versions available):