A Pokémon Day celebration has been announced. To celebrate the anniversary of Pokémon Red and Green, the series’ debut, their Japanese launch date has always become something of a holiday for the series. This year for February 27, 2017, Pokémon GO will be participate in the festivities by offering a new variety of Pikachu.
Between February 26 and March 6, 2017, special Pikachus will appear in the wild in Pokémon GO. Each one will be wearing a party hat, in honor of the Pokémon series’ anniversary. Think of it as a new take on the Santa hat Pikachus that appear during December 2016.
A number of other Pokémon resources and outlets will also be celebrating Pokémon Day. Pokémon Shuffle will have a two-year anniversary promotions. The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online will offer extra tokens on the Bonus Wheel for a week ahead of the event and offer an extra special Daily Bonus log in reward on February 27, 2017. The Pokémon TV app and website will also allow you to watch Pokémon: The First Movie, Pokémon 4Ever, and Pokémon – Zoroark: Master of Illusions for free. The Pokémon Center will also sell Pikachu, Eevee, Magikarp, and Mew Gallery Figures.
Pokémon GO is available for Apple iOS and Android devices.