The third Pokémon Players Cup has been announced. Read on below to learn more:
Watch the Pokémon Players Cup III Finals Streaming on Twitch and YouTube
See the best Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon TCG, and Pokkén Tournament DX players compete in the Region Finals and Global Finals.
Some of the best Pokémon players in the world are getting ready to compete, and you can watch them in action! The Pokémon Players Cup III will showcase the top Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game Trainers, the most determined Pokémon Trading Card Game players, and the fiercest Pokkén Tournament DX battlers facing off in Region Finals and Global Finals. The Region Finals will be broadcast on April 10–11, 2021, and the Global Finals will air on April 23–25, 2021. You can watch everything on Twitch and YouTube starting at 11 a.m. PDT on each day of the broadcast.
A team of Pokémon experts will be commentating on the matches. For Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, you’ll see Aaron Zheng, Lee Provost, and Lou Cromie. Guiding you through the Pokémon TCG matches will be Chip Richey, Ethan Hegyi, Joe Bernard, and Ross Gilbert. And Pokkén Tournament DX will be covered by Brendan “Burnside” Hansen, Evan “WonderChef” Hashimoto, and Victoria “Vikkikitty” Perez. Their insight will bring a whole new level to the proceedings.
For the full broadcast schedule, visit our Stream Information page, and then tune in this April to see these incredible players compete to see who’s the best. You might even discover a few battle strategies that you can use in your own games!
Pokémon Players Cup III: Stream Information
The Pokémon Players Cup III will include broadcasts from competitions taking place in April 2021. Matches from each competition—the Pokémon TCG competition, the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game competition, and Pokkén Tournament DX—will be streamed. In addition to following along here on http://www.pokemon.com, you can catch every broadcast on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter with commentary from our team of Pokémon experts.
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game commentators: Aaron Zheng, Lee Provost, Lou Cromie
Pokémon TCG commentators: Chip Richey, Ethan Hegyi, Joe Bernard, Ross Gilbert
Pokkén Tournament DX commentators: Brendan “Burnside” Hansen, Evan “WonderChef” Hashimoto, Victoria “Vikkikitty” Perez
Pokémon Players Cup III Broadcast Schedule
All times Pacific. Times approximate and subject to change. Channels will have a 15-minute countdown timer prior to the below times.
|Region Finals—Day 1||April 10||11 a.m.|
|Region Finals—Day 2||April 11||11 a.m.|
You can watch Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game content for the Region Finals at Twitch.tv/Pokemon.
You can watch Pokémon TCG content for the Region Finals at Twitch.tv/PokemonTCG.
You can watch Pokkén Tournament DX content for the Region Finals at Twitch.tv/PokkenTournament.
|Global Finals—Day 1||April 23||11 a.m.|
|Global Finals—Day 2||April 24||11 a.m.|
|Global Finals—Day 3||April 25||11 a.m.|
You can watch Pokémon TCG content for the Global Finals on Twitch.tv/PokemonTCG on Day 1 and Day 2.
There will be no Pokkén Tournament DX matches on Day 1 of the Global Finals. You can watch Pokkén Tournament DX content on Twitch.tv/PokkenTournament on Day 2.
You can watch Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game content for the Global Finals on Twitch.tv/Pokemon. Day 3 will also include Pokémon TCG and Pokkén Tournament DX content on this channel for the first part of the broadcast.
Pokémon Players Cup III Coverage
Look forward to previews and analysis of the Pokémon Players Cup III from Pokémon TCG, video game, and Pokkén Tournament DX experts throughout the event.