PokéNews (August 8): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon Masters

Today’s Pokémon news: some more footage for Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokémon Masters
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pikachu Outbreak 2019
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s some more footage for Pokémon Sword and Shield:

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) comes out on November 15th worldwide.

Pokémon Masters

Earlier this week, the preview version of Pokémon Masters was released on Android devices in Canada. Unfortunately, no release in other countries is planned until the full game is launched, later this Summer.

Also, here’s the latest illustration for the game:

Finally, here’s the latest video clip:

Pokémon Masters (Android, iOS) comes out this Summer worldwide.

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon GO

Safari Zone (Montréal)

Niantic have announced that the next Safari Zone event will take place from September 20th to September 22nd, in Montréal (Québec, Canada). To be more precise, it will take place at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, located at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Saint Helen’s Island and Notre Dame Island. You will need to a ticket to attend this event.

During this event, Pokémon that evolve into fast Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild (some of them will even spawn worldwide), and unique Field Research tasks will be available. Yanma is also getting increased spawns worldwide.

Source: Niantic

Community Day

Niantic have announced that the next Community Day will take place on September 15th, from 11AM to 2AM local time. This one will feature Turtwig, who will know a special move when fully evolved during the event (and up to 1h after it).

Other bonuses include:

  • 3× Catch Stardust
  • 3-Hour Lures

Here’s a promo video for the event:

Source: Niantic

Pikachu Outbreak 2019

Here’s a video of the Pikachu Outbreak 2019, courtesy of V-Jump:

And here’s a video from The Pokémon Company:

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the latest video clip for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for Pokémon games:

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