Pokemon Day Celebrations to Include In-Game Events in Sword and Shield

Pokemon Day Celebration Sword and Shield

The Pokemon Company announced its plans for Pokemon Day 2022. Instead of only dedicating a single day to the anniversary of the series, the company with host several events leading up to the official anniversary on February 27, 2022. This includes in-game Pokemon Day events for multiple titles, such as Pokemon Masters EX and Pokemon Sword and Shield. However, while the event schedule has been outlined, more information regarding the actual anniversary will appear in the future. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

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As mentioned previously, leading up to Pokemon Day, titles like Pokemon Sword and Shield will have several in-game celebrations. Pokemon Unite and Pokemon GO will also have a Pokemon Day celebration event. Details regarding these individual events will be shared throughout the week. The full event schedule is as follows:

  • February 21, 2022 – Pokemon Masters EX
  • February 22, 2022 – Pokemon Sword and Shield
  • February 23, 2022 – Pokemon Cafe ReMix
  • February 24, 2022 – Pokemon Unite
  • February 25, 2022 – Pokemon Music Video “Reconnect” World Premier
  • February 26, 2022 – Pokemon GO
  • Feburary 27, 2022 – Pokemon Day 2022 Celebration

Leading up to the Pokemon Day 2022 celebration on February 27, 2022, the official website will periodically update. The website will feature new information regarding the different events that will take place in the games. Previous Pokemon Day anniversary events featured performances from known musicians like Post Malone.

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