The Pokémon Company has announced Pokémon TCG Live. Read on below to learn more:
Pokémon Trading Card Game Online Will Sunset on June 5
The online Pokémon TCG game is shutting down prior to the launch of Pokémon Trading Card Game Live.
The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online will be removed from the App Store, Google Play, and Pokemon.com—and game servers will be shut down—on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 9 a.m. PDT. This comes prior to the full global launch of Pokémon Trading Card Game Live on Thursday, June 8, 2023. Pokémon TCG Live is currently available in beta to players around the world on iOS and Android devices, as well as PCs and Macs.
Until otherwise notified, players will be able to migrate their Pokémon TCG Online account information even after sunsetting occurs. If you have unopened Pokémon TCG Online content, please make sure to open it ahead of the game’s sunsetting. Likewise, if you have any deck lists you wish to save, you should export those ahead of the sunset date.
The Pokémon TCG Online Sunset FAQ has been updated with the latest information about this closure, including details on account migration. Thank you for playing the Pokémon TCG Online, and we look forward to seeing you in Pokémon TCG Live!
Pokémon Trading Card Game Live Launches on June 8, 2023
Compete against players around the world with the release of Scarlet & Violet—Paldea Evolved on Pokémon Trading Card Game Live.
Prepare to show off your Pokémon TCG skills to players everywhere when Pokémon Trading Card Game Live exits global beta and launches officially on June 8, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT. This game is the latest way to experience the excitement of the Pokémon TCG, and its release date coincides with the newest Pokémon TCG expansion, Scarlet & Violet—Paldea Evolved. Look forward to this expansion including over 15 brand-new Pokémon ex, including Chien-Pao ex, Ting-Lu ex, and more!
To celebrate the end of the global beta and the official launch of Pokémon TCG Live, a special global beta-themed cosmetic set featuring a coin, deck box, and card sleeves will be available to players who log in to Pokémon TCG Live between May 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT, and June 6, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT. You can still complete levels in the current Battle Pass and earn rewards until June 8, 2023, so there’s no better time to log in to Pokémon TCG Live.
Players looking to migrate their accounts from the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online to Pokémon Trading Card Game Live before the end of the global beta can find more details at the Pokémon TCG Online Sunset FAQ. Thank you for playing the Pokémon TCG Online, and we look forward to seeing you in Pokémon TCG Live!
Pokémon Trading Card Game Live to Officially Launch Alongside Digital Release of Scarlet & Violet—Paldea Evolved Expansion
Bellevue, Wash. — May 3, 2023 — Today, The Pokémon Company International announced the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) Live will officially launch around the world on June 8, 2023, on iOS, Android, macOS and Windows devices following the current beta period.
Ahead of the release of the tabletop version, the latest expansion of the best-selling Pokémon TCG, Scarlet & Violet—Paldea Evolved, will be playable in Pokémon TCG Live beginning June 8, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT, allowing players to collect and battle with new Pokémon ex and Tera Pokémon ex cards. In addition, to celebrate the official launch of Pokémon TCG Live, players who log in to the game between May 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT, and June 6, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT, will receive special customization accessories, including a coin, card sleeves and deck box.
Developed and published by The Pokémon Company International, Pokémon TCG Live allows players to enjoy the Pokémon TCG in an updated digital format. Releasing as a free-to-play game, Pokémon TCG Live offers beginner and veteran players a fun and accessible way to experience the Pokémon TCG, including various gameplay modes, daily quests, customizable avatars and Pokémon TCG accessories, as well as fan-favorite activities like building decks and battling friends.
Players around the world can download Pokémon TCG Live on mobile devices via the App Store and Google Play, or on PC and Mac at Pokemon.com/TCGL. More information about the game and how to migrate accounts from the Pokémon TCG Online can be found on the Pokémon customer support page here.
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