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Nintendo has announced that a new Ice Tour is kicking off in Mario Kart Tour next week – specifically January 14 at 10 PM PT / January 15 at 1 AM ET.

Thus far, Nintendo has only shared one teaser for the event. We have a teaser image showing the new drivers that will be added above.


It was basically a foregone conclusion, but now we have official confirmation: the Cynthia & Garchomp Spotlight Scout will be coming to Pokemon Masters soon. We don’t have an exact date yet, but it’ll happen sometime this week. Here’s a look at the pair’s Sync Move, which turns Garchomp into Mega Garchomp:

Nintendo has posted a new trailer for the New Year’s Tour trailer in Mario Kart Tour, which kicks off next week. View it below.

The Two Champions event is now live in Pokemon Masters. Players can explore Pasio with both Cynthia and Lance by taking on special missions during the event period. Along with this event, the Poke Fair Scout is going on. All 5 star sync pairs have a 10% increased chance of appearing in the Poke Fair Scout. Featured pairs will have a higher chance. Lance and Dragonite will be exclusive to this event, so make sure to add them to your roster. You can check out the details for this iconic pair below:

The next Story Event in Pokemon Masters has been announced. Titled “Two Champions”, it will feature Lance and Cynthia. There will be several singleplayer and co-op missions, and of course a Spotlight Scout where you can obtain Lance & Dragonite and Cynthia & Garchomp. A start date for the event hasn’t been officially announced yet, though prior information suggests the event will start on January 1st.


From now until 12/25/19 at 12:59AM, the story event “A Special Present” will be live. To participate, players will need to have cleared chapter 5 of the main story and the story event titled “Rosa’s Party: The Joy of Cooking.” This event will reward players with 1,000 gems the first time they complete it.

Pokemon Masters has been updated to version 1.5.0. The update is mandatory and will download automatically when you boot up the game. Here are the changes implemented with this update:

  • New Mission Bingo feature: complete Mission Bingo cards that offer a variety of rewards; there are also weekly Mission Bingo cards that reset every week
  • Daily Vouchers are now available as a reward for Daily Missions; these can be exchanged for a variety of training items
  • New items have been added to the Daily, Monthly and General Exchange Items menu
  • Changes to some of the tutorial missions
  • Supercourses can now only be replayed once, but the rewards for them have been tripled
  • Super Hard difficulty has been to all Main Story battles in co-op mode
  • You can now play character animations and voices on the sync pair details screen
  • Added new animations to the sync pair scout feature
  • Reduced the amount of heat generated by devices when playing Pokemon Masters
  • Reduced battery drain and sped up loading times
  • Improved the play speed of co-op battles
  • Updated the UI of some area selection screens and related features
  • Rearranged the display order of courses in the training area
  • Updated some loading screens to display game hints and tips
  • Added a Party Number Search button to the Quick Connect and Connect with Friends screens
  • Updated the Quick Connect and Connect with Friends screens to make replaying the same co-op battle easier
  • Made features unlocked by game progress visible before you can use them
  • Updated HUD display settings for Action Order so it has a separate on/off toggle for single-play and co-op battles
  • Other minor game improvements and bug fixes

Solgaleo has been revealed to be the next Legendary Event goal in Pokemon Masters. The Pokemon Masters team, via Twitter, had this to say about the balancing of this next event “We’ve made some adjustments since the previous legendary event, so we hope you enjoy this new one even more!

To add Solgaleo to your team, the upcoming legendary event, The Beast That Devours the Sun will need to be completed. While the details have yet to be announced, keep an eye out on your in-game notifications.


A new set of missions have been added to Pokemon Masters. Aptly titled “New Year’s Missions”, these will be available until January 1st. The missions require you to clear up to 50 singleplayer and co-op battles. The rewards include Gems, Evolution Shards and Evolution Crystals.

The real-time multiplayer test has arrived in Mario Kart Tour. While it’s only available at the moment for Gold Pass subscribers, those on the free trial can also take part. This marks the first time that live multiplayer has been introduced to the game.

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