PokéNews (Aug. 16): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Sun and Moon

Today’s Pokémon news: some stats about the Pokémon GO events held during the Pikachu Outbreak event in Japan, but also…

  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Salazzle distribution
  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pikachu Outbreak
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Go x Pikachu Outbreak

Over the past few days, a couple of real-life Pokémon GO events took place in Japan, as part of the annual Pikachu Outbreak event. Unlike the Pokémon GO Fest, in Chicago, this one was a tremendous success with no less than 2 millions players taking part over the past week. Together, they caught no less than 120 million Pokémon, including 15 million Pikachu.

Here’s some pictures of the events:

Source: Niantic

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Salazzle distribution

Here’s a trailer for the Salazzle distribution for Pokémon Sun and Moon, which is now live in North America (it will start in a few days in Europe!):

For more details about the Salazzle distribution, make sure to check out the list of Pokémon distibutions for Pokémon Sun and Moon!

Pokkén Tournament DX

Here’s the latest mini-trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX, focusing on Mewtwo:

Pokkén Tournament DX (Switch) comes out on September 22nd worldwide.

Pikachu Outbreak

Here’s a video for the Pikachu Outbreak event in Japan (which is now over):

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, airing on Sunday in Japan:




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