fans have something to look forward to early next week. The latest Pokémon Presents event is slated for February 27th (that’s Pokémon Day, fact fans) at 9AM ET. As is often the case with these livestreams, The Pokémon Company hasn’t given too much away about what’s in store. However, the livestream will run for around 20 minutes. You’ll be able to watch it on .
The smart money is on news about paid expansions or other updates to , which arrived in November. The pair were in rough shape when they debuted and Game Freak and Nintendo have been working to . Still, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet sold more than 10 million copies between them (making it the fastest-selling game launch in Nintendo’s history) and by the end of 2022. So, there’s clearly a large audience that would lap up DLC.
Given how recently Pokémon Scarlet and Violet dropped and the buggy nature of the games, it may be a little too early to reveal the next mainline entries in the series. It’s possible that we may learn details about Game Boy and Game Boy Advance Pokémon games coming to Nintendo Switch . This would make sense, as Pokémon Day marks the anniversary of the first games in the series — Pokémon Red and Green debuted in Japan on February 27th, 1996. The stream also may include details on updates to games like , , Pokémon TCG Live and .
Speaking of Pokémon Go, this past weekend saw developer Niantic ask players to from a public park in Las Vegas unless they bought a $30 pass to join an event. An extra 17,000 people who did not pay for the event are , leading to spotty connections and a disrupted experience for many. Niantic offered players who paid for a ticket to make up for the issues.
We ask that Trainers who do not have a ticket for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas refrain from joining us at the park tomorrow, to ensure a smooth event for Sunday ticket holders and Trainers who have the Sunday Extra Day Add-On.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) February 19, 2023
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