Pokémon Presents brought some massive news for the Pokémon community, so let's dive in. Hosted by The Pokémon Company's President and CEO - Tsunekazu Ishihara - Pokémon Presents started the celebrations a day early as Feb. 27 (Pokémon Day) marks the 25 year anniversary of the release of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green.
The video Pokémon Presents was released on The Pokémon Company's official YouTube channel on Feb. 26. With it, came not only a delightful homage to the history of the Pokémon franchise, but also snapshots of current and new games; such as New Pokémon Snap which is set to debut on the Nintendo Switch on April 30 and Sword and Shield's Remote Battle feature.
Pokémon Presents: Everything You Need to Know
Included in Pokémon Presents were previews of in-game events that centered on Pokémon Day, such as Pokémon Café Mix giving trainers 2,500 golden across as a bonus when they log in. Information on the upcoming games was also a major selling point in Pokémon Presents and all set to release late 2021 to early 2022.
While Pokémon Legends: Arceus promises a new perspective to the Sinnoh region, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl were revealed as remakes of the popular 2006 games, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. All, of course, set to be available on the Nintendo Switch. Arceus acts as a prequel to Diamond and Pearl, giving trainers the chance to explore new, wild Pokémon and complete the Sinnoh region's very first Pokedex.
These shorts clips compiled together with The Pokémon Company's experts chipping in, gives a thrilling insight of the Pokémon universe. With its long-established history of success, there is little doubt that there will be more to see in the future.