Wednesday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Steelbook + Pokémon Duel - Update

12-07-2017 11:25 BST / 06:25 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:15: European Steelbook & Fan Editions | Edit @ 13:31: Pokkén at EVO | Edit @ 14:07: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 21:31: Pokémon TCG Rotation

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Steelbook

Following the reveal for North America yesterday, Europe's special editions have been announced. Each game will have its own unique Steelbook in the special Fan Edition, but an Ultra Dual Edition will also be released which contains a different Steelbook as well as both games and 2 codes for 50 Potions each. No price has been given
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Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Niantic have just announced several new real life events happening around the world. As part of the Pokémon GO Fest, there will be challenges in Grant Park to capture various Pokémon during specific Challenge Windows on July 22nd: 11-11:30, 12-12:30 and 3:30 local time in Chicago. This unlocks rewards for players around the World.
Fire-type Pokémon - Candy Bonus
Water-type Pokémon - XP Bonus
Grass-type Pokémon - Stardust Bonus
Electric-type Pokémon - Egg Distance Bonus
Rock-type Pokémon - Buddy Distance Bonus
Steel-type Pokémon - Encounter Rate Bonus
If worldwide hits the Gold reward, then Phase 2's Mystery Challenge opens in Grant Park from 6pm to 7pm and if that succeeds, then there will be a Global Reward challenge window of July 23rd and July 24th. In addition to that, a Safari Zone event has been announced for Europe. Here, various Pokémon which are not available in Europe will be able to captured as well as having powerful Raid Bosses. These events are held at the following:
August 5, 2017
Fisketorvet—Copenhagen, Denmark
Centrum Cerny Most—Prague, Czech Republic

August 12, 2017
Mall of Scandinavia—Stockholm, Sweden
Stadshart Amstelveen—Amstelveen, The Netherlands

September 16, 2017
CentrO—Oberhausen, Germany
Les Quatre Temps—Paris, France
La Maquinista—Barcelona, Spain
Pokémon GO Fest - Worldwide Reward Chart

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament DX - EVO

Nintendo has just announced a special event they are holding at the fighting game convention EVO this weekend in Las Vegas. During EVO, Nintendo will be getting people to join the virtual Pokkén Tournament DX Academy, which provides a direct line of communication between Nintendo and the Pokkén Tournament DX players. If signed up for the Academy, members will receive exclusive tips and tricks directly from Nintendo and the game’s development developers. Pokkén Tournament DX will be playable at this event

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Duel, has had a new update. This patch takes it to version 3.0.12 and contains a variety of bug fixes and requires 163MB of space on your mobile device to download. It is required to update in order to play the game
This patch contains various bug fixes, as well as the balance updates for the Snorlax, Typhlosion, Ho-Oh, Genesect, Pinsir, Eevee, Butterfree, Cyndaquil, Torchic, Ledyba, Lairon and Fletchling announced yesterday. It also added various brand new figures. The EX Figures are Entei, & Blaziken
The R Figures are Combusken, Vespiquen & Munchlax
The UC Figures are Magby, Ledian, Combee, & Metapod
It also added a new Orange Time Booster which are guaranteed to hold Fire-type or Bug-type Pokémon as well as a special 10 Pack Booster for a limited time.
Finally, it added a new Plate which works based on Bug and Flying-type Pokémon

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon TCG - Rotation

The Pokémon Company International has announced the next rotation for Pokémon cards in organised play. This season starts on September 1st 2017 meaning that the World Championships and Liverpool Regional Championships will remain using the 2017 rotation rules. In the 2018 series, the following are part of the Standard play rotation
XY—BREAKthrough and any expansions released afterward
Black Star Promo cards numbered XY67 and up, and SM01 and up
Cards from the following products are also legal:
Generations
XY Trainer Kit—Pikachu Libre & Suicune
Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
McDonald's Collection 2016
For competitions that use Expanded it will be following this rotation:
Black & White and any expansions released afterward
Black Star Promo cards numbered BW01 and up, XY01 and up, and SM01 and up
Cards from the following product are also legal:
Generations
Double Crisis
Dragon Vault
Black & White Trainer Kit
XY Trainer Kit
XY Trainer Kit—Bisharp & Wigglytuff
XY Trainer Kit—Latias & Latios
XY Trainer Kit—Pikachu Libre & Suicune
Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
McDonald's Collection 2011 and later

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