The Pokemon Firm has launched a video commemorating the discharge of 1008 Pokemon.
Sure, there are actually 1008 Pokemon operating in regards to the place because of the discharge of Technology 9 in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, which added 103 new Pokemon. It additionally added new strikes, bringing the overall to 898, and 31 new talents bringing the overall to 298 (thanks, Bulbapedia).
You’ll be able to look over a complete checklist of the brand new Pokemon added with Scarlet and Violet by this helpful checklist from IGN. It even reveals every Pokemon’s evolution, if it might evolve.
Developed by Recreation Freak and revealed by Nintendo, the primary Pokemon titles had been launched for the Recreation Boy handheld system in February 1996. This primary era started in Japan with Pocket Monsters Crimson and Inexperienced, and the Particular Version Pocket Monsters: Blue was launched later that yr. The video games had been launched as Pokemon Crimson and Blue outdoors of Japan in 1998 as a mixture of the Crimson/Inexperienced/Blue releases.
An improved model, Pokemon Yellow Model: Particular Pikachu Version, or Pokemon Yellow because it’s recognized, was launched in Japan in 1998 and different areas in 1999 and 2000.
The sequence went on to spawn the very fashionable Pokemon Buying and selling Card Recreation, a manga, an animated sequence, movies, soundtracks, cellular choices, apps, numerous recreation spin-offs, toys, and different merchandise.
Quick ahead to 2022, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet got here on the scene and was the primary recreation within the sequence to function an open world. The video games are set within the Paldea area and have three tales the participant can take. Together with the brand new Gen 9 Pokemon, the sport options two new regional types and in addition launched Paradox Pokemon and the Terastal kind that enables a Pokemon to remodel right into a Tera Kind.
Regardless of promoting over 10 million copies at launch, making it the most important Nintendo launch of all time, Scarlet and Violet obtained blended evaluations because of the graphics and technical points.
Nonetheless, the sequence stays a success with followers, and as of March 2022, the sequence has bought over 440 million models worldwide. It’s the third best-selling online game franchise behind Nintendo’s Mario franchise and Tetris.