Pokémon Direct

Welcome to Pokémon Direct – this is the second short Nintendo Direct broadcast that's dedicated entirely to Pokémon! Watch the presentation by Mr Iwata, Mr Ishihara from The Pokémon Company and Mr Masuda from GAME FREAK inc. for an update on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, coming to Nintendo 3DS on October 12th. Click on the video to watch it again at any time!

Please note that all details given are for the European market. Local release schedule will vary.

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Main presentation summary

Time Topic
00:00 Introduction by Mr Iwata, Mr Ishihara and Mr Masuda
01:21 The history of connectivity in Pokémon games
04:50 Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter
11:50 Starter Pokémon and Mega Evolutions
15:43 Messages to Pokémon players
18:37 Pokémon X- and Pokémon Y-themed Nintendo 3DS XL systems

Please note: this site features video footage of software currently in production. As such, certain aspects of the footage shown (e.g. terminology) may differ slightly from the final retail product.

*Local release schedule will vary. Please check our official website for announcements!