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  NEW DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR UPCOMING GAMES POKÉMON ULTRA SUN AND POKÉMON ULTRA MOON!
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08/18/2017
 


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, United Kingdom — August 18, 2017—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have revealed more details for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, including a new story, Z-Power Ring information and new main character styles!

 

In Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, the story centered heavily around the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, a new story unfolds featuring Necrozma alongside the Legendary duo. Ominous dark clouds begin to spread and the secrets of Necrozma and the Alola region, which were never disclosed in the previous games, will finally come to light.

 

The main characters that appear in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon will feature brand new styles. Players can pick their appearance at the beginning of the game and choose either Rowlet, Litten or Popplio to begin their as-yet-unknown adventure in style. Also discovered in the story is a new Z-Power Ring which players will acquire in the game and can activate to use an even wider variety of Z-Moves. A physical toy of the new Z-Power Ring will be available at launch to purchase and interacts with the video games.

 

Watch the new trailer for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon here: https://youtu.be/EemKsCuF8eA  

 

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon launch exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on 17 November and a special Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon – Ultra Dual Edition will also be available. The Ultra Dual Edition features exclusively designed packaging and contains a copy of both Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.

 

For more information, please visit www.pokemon.com

 

ENDS

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About Pokémon

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

 

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch home console and Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 703 million hardware units globally, including the Nintendo Switch™ and Nintendo 3DS family of systems, including New Nintendo 3DS™, New Nintendo 3DS XL™, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL™, Nintendo 2DS™, as well as Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSi™, Nintendo DSi XL™, Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.