The 3rd XY TCG expansion hits stores today. With the release of this fighting-based expansion, don’t forget to get your free Pokemon for Pokemon X or Pokemon Y.
PokemonCenter.com is now open for business in North America. As of this writing it looks like they’re still populating the site with products. Be on the look out for exclusive merchandise along with plush toys, Pokemon apparel and even Pokemon Trading Cards.
In celebration to the opening, the special Poké Ball Pattern Vivillon is being released via online distribution for a limited time until August 12, 2014. The Pokémon will be at Lv.12 with the Stun Spore, Gust, Light Screen and Struggle Bug moves.
The Pokémon Company International has launched its official 2014 Pokémon World Championships website (Pokemon.com/Worlds) for fans to keep up with all the action from the event. Taking place August 16-17 in Washington, DC, the event will be streamed live on the official site via the Twitch.tv/Pokémon Live Player, featuring a full day of select Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Saturday, August 16 and all three divisions, six matches total, of the final Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Sunday, August 17. A full event schedule is below. Pokémon TCG and video game players from more than 30 countries will be battling for scholarships, prizes, and the title of Pokémon World Champion.
Saturday, August 16
9:00am EST – Opening Ceremony
9:30am EST – 5:00pm EST – Pokémon Video Game Streaming
5:00pm EST – 8:00pm EST – Pokémon TCG Streaming
Sunday, August 17
9:00am EST – TCG Masters top 4
9:30am EST – 3:00pm EST – Pokémon TCG Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
3:00pm EST – 6:00pm EST – Pokémon Video Game Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
6:00PM EST – Closing Ceremony