It’s really solely been 22 years since they arrived within the UK (pic: The Pokémon Firm)
Katy Perry is being introduced in to have fun 25 years of Pokémon however what are the possibilities of a Diamond/Pearl remake?
Pokémon can be 25 years previous this yr and as you’d anticipate that’s not an anniversary that’s going to be allowed to cross with out discover.
The Pokémon Firm are nonetheless being secretive about precisely what they’re going to do, however because the unique Japanese launch date was February 27 they’ve began the ball rolling with the video under.
Central to the celebrations is one thing referred to as P25 Music, which is described as a ‘star-studded programme created in partnership with Common Music Group (UMG)’. A kind of stars has been revealed as Katy Perry, though precisely what she’ll be doing just isn’t clear.
Additionally promised are a Buying and selling Card Recreation particular assortment and different merchandise from the likes of Jazwares, Scholastic, Mattel, Funko, Energy A, and The Wand Firm.
The massive query although, is whether or not there’ll be a brand new recreation this yr. There’s often one thing, even when it’s only a spin-off, and at present the long-awaited New Pokémon Snap, MOBA Pokémon Unite, and Detective Pikachu 2 are all identified to be in growth.
None of them have a agency launch date although and it doesn’t appear possible that they’re going to be out in time for the anniversary in February.
What is feasible although is one other remake of some kind for this Christmas. Diamond and Pearl can be subsequent in line, though what kind that may take is unknown. The more than likely consequence is that it’d be based mostly on the tech from Sword/Protect, presumably together with open world areas.
Remakes of the 2 DS video games have been rumoured for years now, just because they’re a simple guess, however there’s by no means been any exhausting proof to show they’re in growth.
On the very least although you’ll be able to rely on Pokémon Go to carry the fort, with the upcoming ticketed Kanto Tour occasion planning to have fun the unique 151 pokémon from the primary recreation.
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