May18

Pokémon Café ReMix to distribute a total of 32000 Golden acorns and Kirlia Diner outfit to be featured in Pelipper Delivery

Pokémon Café ReMix has announced that the game has reached a total of 12 million downloads on both the Nintendo Switch version and mobile version. To commemorate this milestone, a special 10-day Daily Stamp will be available that lets players receive a total of 32,000 Golden acorns when they log-in to their game from May 18th, at 3:00pm JST, to June 17th, at 2:59pm JST.
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May17

Team Rocket returns to Pokémon Masters EX as the Johto Chapter of the Villain Arc begins

The Villain Arc enters a new phase this week, with the official Pokémon Masters EX social media accounts announcing that the next Chapter in the main story's Villain Arc, the Johto Chapter, will begin this week on May 18th, at 11:00pm (PT). As Team Rocket's plots to take control of the Pasio region continue, Giovanni will also debut in a new Sygna Suit sync pair, partnered with his signature Nidoking.
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May12

Pokémon HOME version 2.0.0 announced; adds compatibility to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo has announced that an update to Pokémon HOME version 2.0.0 will be available in the coming weeks. This update will allow recently released Pokémon titles, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus, to be mutually compatible to past games Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and Pokémon GO.
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May12

Water Festival event in Pokémon GO has begun

The 2022 edition of the Pokémon GO Water Festival event has begun, and will be running through until May 20th, at 8:00 p.m. local time. In this event, Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, Araquanid, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Fini, and Shiny Binacle will all be making their Pokémon GO debuts. New Water Festival Scarf avatar items will also be available in the in-game shop during and after the event.
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May11

Nintendo Financial Update - Legends: Arceus sells ~12.64 million copies; BDSP overtake ORAS as best-selling Pokémon remakes ever

After the madness of the holidays, the January-March quarter is typically much slower for consumer products, with things typically slowing down following any initial New Year's sales. But if Nintendo's taught us anything over the years, it's that it's not a typical company. Nintendo's latest quarterly investor briefing has revealed that their January-March quarter has seen a solid improvement over the previous year, with much of that improvement owing to the continued strong performance of the latest entries in the Pokémon franchise.
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May10

Espeon to be playable in Pokémon UNITE from May 16th

Pokémon UNITE's official Twitter account has announced that the Psychic-type Eeveelution, Espeon, will be joining the game's roster from May 16th, as a ranged attacker. Espeon is the second playable Eeveelution in the free-to-start title, following the addition of Sylveon to the roster last October.
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Apr29

Full details of Pokémon GO Fest 2022 announced

Niantic has announced full details of the Pokémon GO Fest 2022 that will be held on June 4th and June 5th. A Pokémon GO Fest 2022: Finale event will also be held on August 27th. Tickets for the event are available now. This year's event is all about Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokémon, which will be available to ticket holders only as a reward for completing special research.
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Apr28

Pokémon UNITE announces new Pokébuki Battle Pass, alongside update to Version 1.5.1.2, and the beginning of Ranked Match Season 4

Battle Pass 7 has gone live in Pokemon UNITE together with the update to Version 1.5.1.2 and the start of Ranked Match Season 4. Following on from the western theater theme in the previous UNITE in the Spotlight Battle Pass, this latest Battle Pass is named for the traditional Japanese Kabuki theater. The update includes a variety new player character accessories based around traditional and period Japanese clothing. Also featured are new unlockable Pokémon Holowear for Blastoise, Charizard, Eldegoss, and Trevenant. The Pokébuki Battle Pass will run through to June 12th at 7 pm (CDT).
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Apr28

Pokémon Masters EX updates to version 2.20.0 - Forty Million Downloads celebration rallies, Sygna Suit Morty Poké Fair Scout now available

A new version of Pokémon Masters EX, Version 2.20.0, is now available for download. This new version brings with it several new features and quality of life changes, which were previewed earlier this week in the monthly letter to players from the game's producers. Also launching together with this update are a collection of rallies and events in celebration of Pokémon Masters EX hitting Forty Million downloads, along with a Poké Fair Scout featuring Morty in his new Sygna Suit, in a sync pair with a Shiny Ho-Oh.
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Apr27

Several events have begun in Pokémon Café ReMix to celebrate the Golden Week in Japan

To celebrate Golden Week in Japan, several events have now begun in Pokémon Café ReMix. Golden Week is the name given in Japan to the week from April 29th to May 6th, where four different public holidays, Shōwa Day (昭和の日, Shōwa no Hi), Constitution Memorial Day (憲法記念日, Kenpō Kinenbi), Greenery Day (みどりの日, Midori no Hi), and Children's Day (子供の日, Kodomo no Hi), occur in rapid succession.
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Apr27

A Mega Update to Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO is now live in Australia and New Zealand; to be made available globally in near future

Niantic has made some updates to Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO that will make it easier and more rewarding than ever before. These changes are now live in Australia and New Zealand, and will be available globally soon. Mega Evolution is a special kind of Evolution that was first introduced in the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games. It temporarily changes a Pokémon's appearance and increases its strength. In Pokémon GO, Trainers use Mega Energy to Mega Evolve their Pokémon. Not all Pokémon who are able to Mega Evolve in other Pokémon titles are currently eligible to Mega Evolve in Pokémon GO.
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