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Celebrate Pokémon Day With Special Events In Pokémon GO, Sun & Moon, And Much More



Today marks the 21st of the original release of the first Pokémon games in Japan, and lots of special events are being held to celebrate.


First off, a new special Pikachu is available to catch in Pokémon GO until March 6th at 5:00 PM ET. This Pikachu will be wearing a party hat which will stay on the Pokémon even after the event has concluded.


Next, Pokémon Sun & Moon players can receive a Bottle Cap at participating GameStop stores through March 5th. The Bottle Cap item helps boost the strength of one Pokémon’s stats through Hyper Training. Special promotions will also be available in Pokémon Shuffle for the Nintendo 3DS during Pokémon Day.


Pokémon TV will also be streaming the full versions of Pokémon: The First Movie, Pokémon 4Ever, and Pokémon Zoroark: Master of Illusions.


Lastly, four new Pokémon figures have made their debut on the Pokémon Center store. They include Pikachu, Eevee, Mew, and Magikarp performing their signature moves.


Pokémon GO is available for iOS and Android. Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon are available for Nintendo 3DS.