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VGC 2020 rules have been updated for Sword and Shield: These new rules will be used from 4 ...
The official Play! Pokémon rules and formats for the 2019-2020 season of VGC tournaments have been updated by the official site. The VGC 2020 rules will be changing on January 4 so that everyone will be playing Pokémon Sword and Shield and the standard battle format style will be Double Battles. Players will be able to use Pokémon from the Galarian Pokédex except for certain Mythical and Legendary Pokémon. Players will be able to Dynamax their Pokémon but since players will be more likely to encounter certain Gigantamax Pokémon than others until early January then there will be a list of Gigantamax Pokémon that can be used although this list will be updated with other Gigantamax Pokémon every few months in the Play! Pokémon VG Tournament Rules and Formats document.
Pokémon Global Link to shut down in February: Munna to be given away as a special thank you ...
After more than nine years, Pokémon Global Link is shutting down in late February 2020. But not without giving away a special Munna for (Ultra) Sun and Moon players as a special thank you gift for using the service.
New Pokémon anime series to be announced Sept. 29: To feature all regions
The next series of the Pokémon anime will be announced on September 29, 2019. This new series will simply be titled Pocket Monsters in Japanese, just like when the Pokémon anime first debuted in Japan in 1997.