Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon, the latest expansion to the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) franchise, will be available in the UK from 3 February. Interested players will receive a warm welcome not only to the tropical Alola region – based on the incredibly popular Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games – but also at a number of GAME stores in the UK.
Participating outlets in Liverpool, Hinckley, Brentwood and Plymouth will host midnight openings, with the added bonus of a special Pokémon TCG card featuring Pikachu being available for the first 250 fans through the door.
A giveaway code, containing a downloadable Bottle Cap, will also be available at all storespoint of purchase for owners of the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games. These items allow a player to increase a single stat of a Lv. 100 Pokémon as part of Hyper Training. Wireless broadband internet access is required to access the Bottle Cap, and players will need to trade the item with Mr. Hyper, who can be found in-game.
Midnight opening attendees will additionally have the chance to purchase a unique Snorlax T-shirt, ensuring they look the part as they commence their adventures with Rowlet, Litten and Popplio.
All-in-all, it’s a great opportunity for Pokémon TCG fans to discover dozens of never-before-seen Pokémon, including the Legendary Solgaleo-GX and Lunala-GX, Alola forms of some familiar favourites, and new ways to battle with a powerful new kind of Pokémon: each Pokémon-GX brings an attack so devastating that a player can use only one of them per game! Just a few highlights of what promises to be an exciting start to this all-new series of Pokémon TCG expansions.