Thursday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Battle Competition + New Mobile Game + Pokémon GO Patch + Pokémon Duel Patch & Figures + Nintendo Badge Arcade

16-02-2017 03:41 GMT / 22:41 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 19:45 GMT
Edit @ 08:37: Pokémon GO Patch | Edit @ 09:08: Pokémon GO European Partnerships | Edit @ 09:48: Pokémon Duel Patch | Edit @ 19:10: Nintendo Badge Arcade

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Splash Magikarp

A new mobile title has been announced for iOS and Android devices. This game is to be called Splash! Magikarp (はねろ!コイキング) and will be released at some point this Spring. Not much is currently known about the game but the only image we have contains one fisherman and two holes that are shaped like Magikarp. It is being developed by Select Button Inc.. We'll provide full details on this new game as it comes

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Battle Competition

Registration for the next Battle Competition have begun. This is the 2017 International Challenge February competition. This is a Double Battle competition using VGC 2017 rules requiring the Alola Pokédex only. Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Magearna, Necrozma and Zygarde are not allowed. Mega Stones are also not allowed. Registration will be open from February 16th at 00:00 UTC to February 23rd 23:59 UTC and battles will run from February 24th through February 26th. All entrants will get the Mawilite and Beedrillite Mega Stones

Nintendo Badge Arcade

In The Games Department

Nintendo Badge Arcade

The free piece of Nintendo 3DS software, Nintendo Badge Arcade, had its weekly update in Japan. This week it has once again introduced multiple panels of badges of Pokémon to earn. These panels include various more new Pokémon to the ones previously obtainable. We're currently cataloguing all of these badges and will update our Nintendo Badge Arcade section shortly
19:45: All 6 panels and 32 badges have been added

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO update is now starting to be rolled out on Android and iOS devices. This update adds compatibility for the new Johto Pokémon, adds genders to the Pokémon you encounter including gender differences for Pokémon that have them in the main game, includes new kinds of berries, new items, new customisation options, new UI alterations allowing for the new features and various new character customisation options. At present, Johto Pokémon are not activated.
In addition to this, from later this afternoon until February 28th, Pokémon Storage upgrades will require less Poké Coins to purchase
Edit @ 09:20: Screenshots from the Japanese press pack have also showed the process of evolving with items. The item will be included in the cost of evolution. For example, Scyther requires 40 Scyther Candy and 1 Metal Coat to evolve
19:50: Sprint in the US have announced a special event. Starting tomorrow at 2pm local time, all special Sprint PokéStops will have special lures in the hope of attracting Johto Pokémon to them for all players.
Edit @ 23:03: Johto Pokémon have now been added. We are currently compiling all moves for Pokémon, but our Pokémon Listings and CP Listings are starting to be updated with the details of these Pokémon
23:41: Our Evolution Page has been updated with all the new methods including how to get Espeon and Umbreon
00:09: Various moves have been altered. We're currently working on cataloguing the alterations and this will be up over the next few days
Pokémon Evolution Pokémon New Berry Pokémon Genders

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 3.0.2 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 Mew, Rayquaza, Machamp & Heracross announced yesterday. It also added 11 new figures to the Boosters. The three EX figures are Deoxys Attack Forme, Deoxys Defense Forme & Deoxys Speed Forme. The Rare figures are Reuniclus, Gothitelle & Ralts. Finally, the UC figures are Gothorita, Duosion, Vibrava, Hoothoot & Purrloin
Finally, two new Plates have been added. These are a special kind of plate known as Energy which are affected by Rayquaza's new attack

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Niantic has also announced a collaboration with Unibail-Rodamco in Europe to add sponsored PokéStops to 58 destinations across 10 European countries. On February 18th, a special event will be held at 20 locations across Europe where Lure Modules will last all day:
Vienna, Austria—Donau Zentrum
Prague, Czech Republic—Centrum Cerný Most
Copenhagen, Denmark—Fisketorvet
Paris, France—Les 4 Temps I Forum des Halles I Velizy 2 I Aeroville
Lyon, France—La Part-Dieu
Nice, France—Polygone Riviera
Lille, France—Euralille
Berlin, Germany—Gropius Passagen
Munich, Germany—Pasing Arcaden
Oberhausen, Germany—CentrO
Leipzig, Germany—Höfe am Brühl
Warsaw, Poland—Arkadia
Barcelona, Spain—La Maquinista
Madrid, Spain—Parquesur
Valencia, Spain—Bonaire
Stockholm, Sweden—Mall of Scandinavia
Amsterdam, The Netherlands—Stadshart Amstelveen
The participating PokéStop areas are as follows
Vienna, Austria—Donau Zentrum I Shopping City Süd
Prague, Czech Republic—Centrum Cerný Most I Centrum Chodov
Copenhagen, Denmark—Fisketorvet
Paris, France—Les 4 Temps I Forum des Halles I Velizy 2 I Parly 2 I Aeroville I Rosny 2 I So Ouest I Carré Sénart I CNIT I Ulis 2 I Carrousel Du Louvre I Les Boutiques Du Palais
Dijon, France—Toison d'Or
Lyon, France—La Part-Dieu I Confluence
Nice, France—Polygone Riviera
Rennes, France—Alma
Lille, France—Euralille I Villenueve 2
Oberhausen, Germany—CentrO
Bochum, Germany—Ruhr Park
Munich, Germany—Pasing Arcaden
Leipzig, Germany—Paunsdorf Center I Höfe am Brühl
Berlin, Germany—Gropius Passagen
Mönchengladbach, Germany—Minto
Recklinghausen, Germany—Palais Vest
Gera, Germany—Gera Arcaden
Almere, Netherlands—Citymall Almere
Amstelveen, Netherlands—Stadshart Amstelveen
Zoetermeer, Netherlands—Stadshart Zoetermeer
Leidschendam, Netherlands—Winkelcentrum Leidsenhage
Warsaw, Poland—Arkadia I Galeria Mokotow I Galeria Wilenska
Wroclaw, Poland—Wroclavia
Bratislava, Slovakia—Aupark
Barcelona, Spain—La Maquinista I Splau I Barnasud I Glňries
Madrid, Spain—Parquesur I Equinoccio Park
Valencia, Spain—Bonaire
St. Sebastian, Spain—Garbera
Badajoz, Spain—El Faro
Cadiz, Spain—Bahia Sur
Valladolid, Spain—Vallsur
Sevilla, Spain—Los Arcos
Stockholm, Sweden—Täby Centrum I Mall Of Scandinavia I Nacka Forum I Solna Centrum

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