CORRECTING and REPLACING Nintendo News: Pokkén Tournament Launches Exclusively for Wii U on March 18

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the third paragraph of release, the URL should read: http://pokemon.com/PokkenTournament


The corrected release reads:

NINTENDO NEWS: POKKÉN TOURNAMENT LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVELY FOR WII
U ON MARCH 18

Pokkén
Tournament
, the upcoming game that lets players battle as prized
Pokémon in fighting arenas, will launch exclusively for Wii
U
on March 18 at a suggested retail price of $59.99. Pokkén
Tournament
brings high-definition game play and over-the-top action
to never-before-seen battles between some of the most recognizable
Pokémon characters. People that buy the first production run version of
the game will also receive a special Shadow Mewtwo amiibo
card, which can be tapped to the Wii U GamePad controller to unlock the
Shadow Mewtwo playable character in the game.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Japanese launch of
the Pokémon franchise, the original Pokémon games (Pokémon Red Version
and Pokémon Blue Version, as well as Pokémon Yellow Version:
Special Pikachu Edition
) will be available as digital downloads in
the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo
3DS
on Feb. 27 for $9.99 each. That same day, Nintendo will also
launch a New Nintendo 3DS Pokémon 20th Anniversary bundle
that includes the New
Nintendo 3DS
system, two Pokémon-themed cover plates (one featuring
Charizard and one with Blastoise), an exclusive Pokémon HOME Menu theme
and both Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version
pre-installed on the system. The bundle will hit stores on Feb. 27 at a
suggested retail price of $199.99. That’s a lot of Pokémon goodness!

For more information about Pokkén Tournament, visit http://pokemon.com/PokkenTournament.

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