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Pokémon news (August 8): Pokémon GO launched in 15 countries, more

Today’s Pokémon news: Pokémon GO launched in 15 additional countries, but also…

  • Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon

Pokémon GO

On Saturday, Niantic announced on Facebook that Pokémon GO was now available in 15 additional countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.

Source: Niantic

Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)

Today, a new update went live for Pokkén Tournament on Arcade. It brings the following to the game:

  • a new event, which allows you to unlock Farfetch’d and Electrode as Support Pokémon. Available until August 21st;
  • a new Mission Panel, with new titles and backgrounds to win (only for users with a BANA Passport)S
  • a new Extra Battle, featuring Darkrai. You can get two Darkrai-specific titles if you manage to win;
  • new Diving Suits related clothings items for your avatar.

Source: Bandai-Namco
Via: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Today, The Pokémon Company announced that a manga based on Pokémon Sun and Moon would debut in the September 15th issue of CoroCoro magazine. The teaser picture below show a new trainer and his Rockruff, about to go explore the Alola region. The Pokémon Company explains that more details will be given in the next issue of CoroCoro magazine, releasing on Friday.

Source: The Pokémon Company
Via: Serebii


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