2022 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule released - Victini and other digital rewards to be distributed as part of broadcast
Live streaming of the event will begin with a main stage stream of the opening ceremony on Thursday morning, that will be broadcast simultaneously on all of Pokémon's official Twitch channels. Each channel will then feature rotating Pokémon World Championships matchups over Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The weekend will conclude with a main stage stream on Sunday, covering the TCG and VGC finals.
All times in the following schedule are approximates in British Summer Time, and are subject to change:
Main Stage Stream
These streams will be broadcast to all official Pokémon Twitch channels. Where overlaps exist in the schedule, it can be presumed these will take precedence over other streams.
- 9am: Opening Ceremony
- 9:30am: Preshow
- 9am: TCG Junior, Senior, and Masters Division Finals
- 12:30pm: VG Junior, Senior, and Masters Division Finals
- 4pm: Closing Ceremony
- 9am - 8pm: VG Swiss Rounds
- 9am - 6pm: VG Swiss Rounds
- 9am - 3pm: VG Single Elimination Top Cut
- 9am - 9pm: TCG Swiss Rounds
- 9am - 9:15pm: TCG Swiss Rounds
- 9am - 7pm: TCG Single Elimination Top Cut
- 9am - 5pm: Pokkén Tournament DX Last Chance Qualifier
- 9am - 6:00pm: Pokkén Tournament DX Main Double Elimination Bracket
- 3:30pm - 6:00pm: Bracket Finals
- 9am - 5pm: Pokémon GO Last Chance Qualifier
- 9am - 3:00pm: Pokémon GO Main Double Elimination Bracket
- 9am - 4pm: Pokémon GO Main Bracket Completes
- 2pm - 4pm: Trophy Presentation to immediately follow completion of Pokémon GO Main Bracket
- 9am - 5pm: Pokémon UNITE Group Stage
- 9am - 7:15pm: Pokémon UNITE Main Double Elimination Bracket
- 5:00pm - 7:45pm: Trophy Presentation to immediately follow completion of Pokémon UNITE Bracket Finals
For in-person attendees only
Sinistea Distribution for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Fans physically attending the 2022 Pokémon World Championships will be able to receive a Sinistea. This Pokémon can only be received at this event between August 18th and 21st, and can only be redeemed once per game.
The distributed Sinistea is holding a Moomoo Milk, and knows the event-exclusive move Celebrate.
Digital Rewards for all fans
Victini Digital Distribution for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
A limited-time distribution of the Victory Pokémon, Victini, will be conducted during the 2022 Pokémon World Championships. Victini may only be redeemed once per game, and must be redeemed before August 22nd, at 11:59pm (UTC).
Moves: V-Create, Zen Headbutt, Work Up, and Flame Charge
To receive this Victini via Mystery Gift:
- Launch Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu.
- Press the X button during gameplay to access the in-game menu.
- Select MYSTERY GIFT.
- Select Get a Mystery Gift.
- Select Get with Code/Password.
- Enter the code that will be announced during the live broadcast, and select OK.
- Select Victini Gift.
- Be sure to save your game after receiving your gift.
Codes to redeem the following digital rewards will also be released during the broadcast.
- Pokémon Trading Card Game Online and Pokémon Trading Card Game Live: Path to the Peak Secret Rare digital card
- Maximum of 1 redemption per user, all cards must be redeemed before August 29th, at 6:00am (UTC)
- Pokémon GO: Worlds-themed T-shirt
- This in-game avatar item may be redeemed until August 22nd, at 11:59pm (UTC).
- Pokémon UNITE: Worlds-themed T-shirt
- This in-game avatar item may be redeemed until August 30th, at 11:59pm (UTC).
As previously announced, a special Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store will be opening at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships venue from August 17th. A range of Pokémon Center-branded products will be available exclusively at the event, including the Pikachu and Roserade 2022 Pokémon World Championships Poké Plush toys.
Fans can register online now to select their preferred data and time to shop, and secure their place in the virtual queue. Fans who do not pre-register before the championships will be able to do so at the event, though registration is not required to shop at the Pop-Up Store. Up to four people may be included in a single reservation, and fans can book one reservation for each day of the event. Space in the virtual queue is limited, and will be operating on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store will be open in ExCeL London's Capital Hall during the following hours:
- Wednesday: 12pm–7pm
- Thursday-Saturday: 8am–8pm
- Sunday: 8am–4pm
- "2022 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule: Tune-In to Twitch for the Very Best of Competitive Pokémon!" - The Pokémon Company North America Official Press Site
- Receive Victini and Sinistea During the 2022 Pokémon World Championships
- 2022 Pokémon World Championships Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store Reservations Available
- Pokémon Center Pop-Up at the Pokémon World Championships FAQ | 2022 Pokémon World Championships