PokéNews (Feb. 1): Pokkén Tournament DX / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament DX, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokkén Tournament DX

Today, the latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament was announced. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Name:Underworld Ruler Cup
  • Type: Basic Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from February 23rd to February 25th
  • Time: 3AM PT to 7PM PT / 6AM ET to 10PM ET / 5AM GMT to 9PM GMT / 6AM CET to 10AM CET / 6AM JST to 10PM JST
  • Participation prize: Underworld Ruler (title)
  • Ranking Prizes:
  1. Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
  2. Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
  3. Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
  4. Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

The latest Community Note blog post for Pokémon GO went live yesterday, and it details the various changes made to rebalance Raid Battles and Trainer Battles (with quite a few moves added to the game). Click here to check it out for yourself!

Also, Niantic has announced that a beta version of the PokéStop nomination feature is now available to Level 40 players in Argentina.

Source: Niantic (Twitter) /

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Today, the latest expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game was released: Sun & Moon – Team Up. It introduces Tag Team Pokémon-GX Cards, and is available as booster packs, theme decks, and special collections.

It includes the following:

  • Over 180 cards
  • Six brand-new TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX (including Pikachu & Zekrom-GX and Eevee & Snorlax-GX.)
  • Six more Pokémon-GX
  • Four Prism Star cards
  • More than 25 Trainer cards

Here’s a promo video:

Source: The Pokémon Company PR

Pokémon Kids TV

Today, The Pokémon Company opened a new YouTube channel in Japan: Pokémon Kids TV. As the name indicates, it’s a YouTube channel with Pokémon videos aimed specifically at kids, featuring songs and various other activities. Click here to check it out!

Here’s a playlist with the first set of videos:



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