GAME to host midnight openings for the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon release

By ·January 30, 2017 3:42 pm

February 3rd will see the newest Pokémon TCG expansion, Sun & Moon, available within the UK and in honour of it’s release participating GAME stores will be hosting special midnight openings.

The midnight releases will be happening at the Liverpool, Hinckley, Brentwood and Plymouth GAME stores where the first 250 people through the door of those stores will receive a limited edition Pikachu TCG card.

Attendees will also be given a giveaway code, allowing them to download a “Bottle Cap” item for use in the Pokémon Sun & Moon 3DS games. The item allows players to increase a single stat of a level 100 Pokémon as part of it’s Hyper Training in-game.

Finally those attending the midnight opening will also be able to purchase a unique Snorlax t-shirt as part of the event.

That’s all the info we have on midnight openings for the new expansion so here’s a reminder of the exciting new features coming in the upcoming Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon release:

  • More than 40 brand-new Pokémon: Many of the exotic and tropical Pokémon that Trainers have come to love in the new Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games join the Pokémon Trading Card Game in this expansion!
  • New Alolan Pokémon: Regional variants of many classic Pokémon who have a new look in Alola will appear in the Pokémon TCG.Many of these Alolan Pokémon have a free attack, one they can use with no Energy attached!
  • Introducing Pokémon-GX: These super-powered Pokémon will have a huge impact on the game.
  • Legendary Pokémon: Solgaleo and Lunala, the Legendary Pokémon from the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games, join the Pokémon TCG as new Pokémon-GX.
  • New card design: The beauty of the Alola region is reflected in the new art and design of the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon expansion.
  • Booster packs: Packs of 10 additional cards selected from the expansion will be available.
  • Three new theme decks: These 60-card preconstructed decks are designed to introduce players to the Pokémon TCG by enabling them to play right away.

Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon will be available in the UK on February 3rd 2017.

Image Credits: Pokémon International.

Written by Michael James Ilett


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Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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