The Pokémon World Championships had some interesting information about the Pokémon Trading Card Game revealed this morning, namely in the announcement of a new mechanic to be introduced in the Sword & Shield expansion: Pokémon V.
The next expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game has been announced and it is known as Hidden Fates. It is a smaller expansion, consisting of 68 cards in the main set, and will be released in booster packs contained in various Hidden Fates product sets starting on August 23, 2019.
Hidden Fates is the first TCG set to introduce a powerful TAG TEAM trio: Moltres & Zapdos & Articuno-GX, shown below. It also includes various Shiny versions of certain cards, such as Mewtwo-GX and Charizard-GX.
The next set for the Pokémon Trading Card Game has been announced for countries outside of Japan and it is titled Sun & Moon—Unified Minds. The massive 236-card set (not including secret rare cards) launches worldwide on August 2, 2019, although special Prerelease events are available from July 20–28.
The Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu products that were previously announced have now been released in the US and are available in stores now. Additionally, a new line of Detective Pikachu themed merchandise is now available on the Pokémon Center website.
The next Pokémon TCG set, Sun & Moon—Unbroken Bonds, is releasing worldwide on May 3 and features more TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX such as Reshiram & Charizard-GX, Marshadow & Machamp-GX, and more.
There are over 210 cards in the set, making it an absolutely massive expansion. There are 7 new TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX, 7 new Pokémon-GX, over 25 Trainer cards as well as a new Special Energy card.