PokéNews (Nov. 18): Pokémon Sun and Moon launch / Pokémon GO launched in more countries

Today’s Pokémon news: plenty of news for the launch of Pokémon Sun and Moon, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime series)
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Sun and Moon was released earlier today in Japan. To celebrate, there was a special event at the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo, with Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori attending. Here’s some pictures and a video from various Japanese gaming news outlets:


In Australia, there were also several launch events. Nintendo Australia shared some of the one in Melbourne:

To celebrate the launch of Pokémon Sun and Moon, The Pokémon Company also uploaded one last trailer (only available in Japanese for now), which reveals “two” new Ultra Beasts:

  • UB-04: Slash
  • UB-04: Blaster

In fact, there’s another trailer, showcasing the Z-Ring and the Z-Moves:

Also, the following went live today:

  • new version of the Pokémon Global Link: click here to check it out! However, please note that some features such as QR Team Rental, and the personal Competitions, will not go live until January;
  • the first distribution is now live. Until January 11th, you can get a special Munchlax (Level 5, knows Hold Back, Tackle, Metronome, and Happy Hour). It holds a Snorlium Z, that is required to activate its exclusive Z-Move: Pulverising Pancake.

But that’s not all: yesterday, The Pokémon Company uploaded the last starters trailer, this time showcasing Popplio and its evolutions!

Next, here’s some TV commercials from Australia:

Finally, here’s the latest episode of the Play Nintendo Show, which is about… yup, Pokémon Sun and Moon!

Pokémon Sun and Moon (3DS) comes out on November 23rd in Europe.

Source: 4Gamer.net / Dengeki / Gamer / Famitsu / Nintendo

Pokémon GO

Today, Pokémon GO was officially launched in 8 more countries:

  • Bahrain
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates

Source: Niantic

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime series)

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on November 24th in Japan:


Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

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




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