< Back to Press Releases

The World of Pokeacute;mon X and Pokeacute;mon Y is Coming to Pokeacute;mon TCG Fans Around the Globe

Fairy-Type Pokeacute;mon and Basic Fairy Energy Debuting in Pokeacute;mon TCG: XY

London, UKmdash;September 20, 2013mdash; The Pokeacute;mon X and Pokeacute;mon Y video games launch worldwide October 12, 2013, for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, and soon after, fans of the Pokeacute;mon Trading Card Game will experience the excitement of the next generation of Pokeacute;monmdash;Pokeacute;mon TCG: XY. Coming to stores on November 8, 2013, Pokeacute;mon TCG: XYmdash;Kalos Starter Set gives players and collectors a choice of three 60-card decks, each one featuring a brand-new Pokeacute;mon: Chespin, Fennekin, or Froakie. Fans will discover other new Pokeacute;mon from the Kalos region in the three XYmdash;Kalos Starter Set decks. A deluxe version of the set will also include one Pokeacute;mon TCG: BlackWhite Series booster pack.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;

XYmdash;Kalos Starter Set introduces Fairy-type Pokeacute;mon and Basic Fairy Energy! Fairy, the eleventh Pokeacute;mon type in the Pokeacute;mon TCG, is the first new type since the Dragon type was added in 2012. There are still many mysteries about the new Fairy type, such as which Pokeacute;mon will be Fairy type and how matchups will be affected by Fairy-type Pokeacute;mon. In order to attack with Fairy-type Pokeacute;mon, players will need to use Basic Fairy Energy, the ninth Energy type in the Pokeacute;mon TCG.

Following the launch of Pokeacute;mon TCG: XYmdash;Kalos Starter Set, the Pokeacute;mon TCG: XY expansion, featuring 10-card booster packs, arrives at retail in the UK on February 5, 2014. Fans can expect powerful new Pokeacute;mon, Trainer cards, and more when the new series kicks off. Each XYmdash;Kalos Starter Set deck and XY booster pack will include a code card that unlocks virtual cards for the Pokeacute;mon TCG Online.

The new era ofldquo;Gotta Catchrsquo;Em Allrdquo; is here. Be sure to check out Pokemon.co.uk, Like the official Pokeacute;mon Facebook page at Facebook.com/Pokemon, and follow Pokeacute;mon on Twitter @Pokemon to ensure yoursquo;re receiving the latest news about Pokeacute;mon TCG.

###

About Pokeacute;mon

The Pokeacute;mon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokeacute;mon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokeacute;mon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokeacute;mon website. Pokeacute;mon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular childrenrsquo;s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit Pokemon.co .uk .

nbsp;

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com