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Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter officially delayed

Posted on December 26, 2013 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS eShop, News

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have officially pushed back Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter’s launch overseas. Unsurprisingly, the delay is attributed to the issues surrounding Nintendo’s online services – particularly an influx of traffic to the Nintendo Network service.

In its announcement, Nintendo apologized to those who have been awaiting Pokemon Bank’s release. A new launch date has not been set at this time.

The official notice on Nintendo’s support site reads:

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International have postponed the launch of Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter – two software applications that were originally scheduled to launch for Nintendo 3DS on Dec. 27 – due to a large volume of traffic to the Nintendo Network service. Due to the high traffic, players are having trouble setting up Nintendo Network IDs and downloading content in the Nintendo eShop on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. We truly regret the inconvenience, and wish to reassure everyone that providing a solution is our top priority. We apologize for the delay and thank you for your continued patience.

Thanks to daniel for the tip.


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  • Lolo

    BOOOOOO!! Why should my Eviolite Murkrow have to wait in Black 1 to be transferred to Gen 6 just because a bunch of people got a Wii U and/or the 3DS for christmas and flooded Miiverse/Eshop?

  • Carlos

    I was so looking forward to this. This is a big disappointment. Hopefully the wait isn’t too much longer.

  • セフィロス

    Great… a longer wait. Hopefully they won’t ax the overseas release like they did with Flipnote 3D.


    HEY GUESS WHAT?!?! Pokemon bank scheuduled for NA Realese… IN 2009! makes sense.

  • -PEves-

    I am really not happy with this. I am looking at pokemon bank on the eShop right now and it says Release: TBA! I am greatly disappointed by this! I have been waiting for this day since the game came out!

    • Joe

      Then you can wait a little while longer.

      • -PEves-

        Yes but it doesn’t change the fact that on the day of release the release date was changed! That really sucks. I had my hopes up to get it on the 27th and be using it while I had time off work. It’s a let down.

  • SquareSide

    I just started Pokemon Y after being out of the Pokeloop since Pokemon Blue pretty much. I have no clue what I’m doing and for some reason I wanted to check out what the Pokebank was all about but I got plenty of catching up to do in the mean time. 😀

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