Weekly Wrap Up 11/13-11/19

Weekly Wrap Up is our end of the week digest of smaller news stories that are just as important, but didn’t get a dedicated post! If you’d like to get real time updates about what’s mentioned here you can follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Here’s what you missed from November 13th to November 19th!

This Week’s Big Stories

RUMOR: Gen VIII Games Coming to Switch in 2018

Final Ultra Sun & Moon Trailer + REVIEW WRAP-UP


USUM Pokémon Bank Support Coming + Release Goodies

Event Reminder

  • Remember that the first ever event for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon is now live! Connecting to the internet via Mystery Gift between now and January 10th, 2018 will get you a special Rockruff! This Rockruff comes at level 10, holding a Focus Band, with the moves Tackle, Bite, Thunder Fang/FireFang, and Happy Hour. Upon evolution, is currently the only way to get Lycanroc Dusk Form in game
  • For those who saw Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! in theaters, be sure to scan the special QR code you received using the QR Scanner in Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon to pickup the Companion Cap Pikachu at Pikachu’s Valley! This guy comes at level 21, holds a Pretty Wing, knows the moves Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Thunder, and Iron Tail, and comes with the Pikashunium Z Crystal

Official Pokémon Center Goods Coming to US

  • Starting today official Pokémon Center merchandise will be sold at GameStops and Think Geek stores across the US

Facebook Camera

  • For those who use Facebook Story and the camera function within the Facebook mobile app, a special Pikachu Z-Move filter is now available for a limited time

Snapchat Lenses

3DS Themes

  • For those in Europe in Japan, the Pikachu & Pokéball 3DS theme that came with preloading the game in Europe is now on the My Nintendo rewards site for 100 Platinum Coins! The theme is available via the service until February 28th in Japan and March 1st in Europe. No word of its worldwide release as of yet
  • As a reminder, the Dusk Mane/Dawn Wings Necrozma theme is now available worldwide for $1.99 (£1.79/€1.99/¥200)

3DS Streetpass

  • In commemoration of the release of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, a Mii of the game’s Producer, Shigeru Omori, is being distributed to all 3DS owner’s Mii Plaza via SpotPass
  • In addition, if you visit any Nintendo Zones before January 9th, 2018 a Mii of USUM Game Director, Kazumasa Iwao, will visit your Plaza

Pokkén Tournament DX

  • Version 1.1 of the Tekken and Pokémon love child is finally available for download! Check out the details of the update in last week’s wrap up

Pokémon GO

  • Free avatar clothing based on the protagonists’ outfits from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are now available in game

Pokémon Duel

  • The special Queen Cup Carnival Events has started up again! Running until November 20th, this event cup has you play against others online to earn points and gain access to rewards, such as a Shiny Ho-oh figure
  • The app also has version 4.0.8 available for update and requires 247 MB to download

Magikarp Jump

  • The popular mobile game featuring the titular, weak Pokémon has been updated to Version 1.3.3, which requires 138 MB to update

Pokémon Shuffle

  • The special Necrozma stage is available until November 28th 2017.
  • A new Level MAX Challenge featuring Rayquaza is available until November 28th. As the name suggests this new stage format helps you get your Pokémon to its max level
  • Both the Lunala and Rowlet stages have repeat runs until November 28th

Check out the official Pokémon merchandise that was either revealed, leaked or is now available for purchase this week: