The 25th anniversary of Pokémon revives with a promotional video and a collaboration with Katy Perry

While waiting for a new Direct, fans will have to settle for products and news.

The Pokémon saga is celebrating its anniversary: ​​on February 27, the original Red and Green cartridges celebrate 25 years since its launch in Japan. Since The Pokémon Company They have long anticipated the celebration of this event, although their plans were somewhat confused: remakes of Diamante y Perla, finally? Something completely different? Waiting for official news, yes, the first details of what 2021 holds.

The first novelty is a commemorative video, which you can see attached in the news. It is a nice review of video games, cards, collectibles and animated episodes that have marked history; and that culminates in the announcement of a collaboration with the singer Katy Perry. With the tagline “every party needs a song list,” we await further details about this and more artist partnerships.

Pokémon Sword / Pokémon Shield

There will be more musical collaborations and with other companies What we do know for sure (via Serebii) is that we will have products from brands such as Build-a-Bear, Levi’s, McDonald’s, General Mills, Jawards, Scholastic, Mattel, Funko, PowerA and The Wand Company. We talked about the latter last month: it will put a replica of Poké Ball on sale, although its price has discouraged many interested parties. If you are not among them, you can reserve it now, by the way.

On the other hand, games like Pokémon GO and Pokémon Masters EX will have their own thematic events, the details of which will progressively arrive in the coming months. Regarding playable news, fans and insiders rumorean about a Direct scheduled for the anniversary date, information that you should hold with tweezers but that seems entirely plausible: it is, neither more nor less, the direction that the franchise has taken in the past.

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