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Pokken Tournament DX, Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon, Gold / Silver VC official announcement

Posted on June 6, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, 3DS eShop, News, Switch

An official announcement has been sent out for all of today’s Pokemon news. Get the recap on Pokken Tournament DX, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, and Pokemon Gold / Silver on the 3DS Virtual Console below.

During today’s Pokémon Direct presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, and Junichi Masuda, Director of GAME FREAK, announced upcoming Pokémon titles for Nintendo consoles.

Pokémon is making its way to Nintendo Switch later this year with Pokkén Tournament DX. Including all the content from both the Wii U and arcade versions of Pokkén Tournament, Pokkén Tournament DX introduces an array of exciting new features to create the ultimate Pokkén experience. Features of Pokkén Tournament DX include:

Play Pokkén anytime, anywhere on Nintendo Switch – Play Pokkén Tournament DX in TV mode, handheld mode, or share a Joy-Con controller with another Trainer to battle one-on-one in tabletop mode anywhere!
A brand-new fighter — Decidueye enters the battle, alongside all previous Pokémon from the Wii U and arcade versions.
New Support Pokémon – Litten and Popplio make their debut to lend their support in battle.
Team Battle mode – Pick three Pokémon and battle it out to be the first to defeat all your opponent’s Pokémon to win in the new Team Battle mode.
Group Match mode – Find similar skilled players in battle rooms for intense and fun battles online.
Daily Challenges – Complete a variety of different daily challenges.
Watch battle replays – Hone your skills by watching other players’ replays and share your best matches online with the new replay feature.
Jump straight into battle – All characters and Support Pokémon will be available right from the start of the game.

Pokkén Tournament DX will launch on Nintendo Switch 22 September 2017.

During Pokémon Direct, viewers also saw the first footage from the newest titles in the Pokémon series, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. Two new Pokémon forms were shown resembling that of the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon have been powered up with new additions to the story and features from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon are scheduled to release worldwide on 17 November 2017—more information about the games will be revealed later this year.

Also announced, the second titles in the Pokémon series, Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, will be making their way to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console. Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver were released in Japan on 21 November 1999, as the second set of titles in the Pokémon series. These games, which debuted as Game Boy Color-titles in Japan, are being recreated into Virtual Console versions such that their screens appear just as they did on the Game Boy Color. Both titles will be compatible with the wireless communication features of the Nintendo 3DS and Trainers can look forward to Link Trades and Link Battles between Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver. In addition, these titles will be compatible with the Time Capsule function, which allows players to Link Trade Pokémon between the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold or Pokémon Silver and the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, or Pokémon Yellow in Pokémon Centers within the games. Both titles will be compatible with Pokémon Bank and will launch this fall.

For more information about Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, please visit: Pokemon.co.uk

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  • Hidden Flare

    Looks like we have a bit more info on Pokken and that the virtual console obviously support the link battles but it seems nothing on the sun and moon game. Thanks for putting this up anyway though, Brain.

  • MajoraMan28

    It seems the press release states a Switch version to be in the works

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DBpQY4EXsAATMzL.jpg:large

    • Auragar

      lol No.

  • Tlink7

    Nebby what have they done to you ;-;

  • Auragar

    Seriously where is Crystal. And I dislike how they say additions to the story. It is a completely new different storyline with familiar characters.

  • Douglas Siano

    Not getting new Pokken. They should have just updated the WIi U version.

    • Shadowknight1

      While I agree, we should’ve known better than to hope for that. The Wii U was dead in the water a long time ago. =(

  • DeltaPeng

    Glad that Gold and Silver are coming out on VC, though I think I’ll wait and see if they VC Red/Blue/Yellow/Gold/Silver for the Switch