As previously teased back in January with the first announcement of P25 Music, the illustrious Katy Perry is joining Pokémon for their 25th Anniversary and is a part of the P25 Music collaboration with Universal Music Group.
Her new single and video, “Electric,” is available on YouTube or on supported music platforms, and features a Pikachu in the video, and the two look back on their earlier days, with Katy starting in a farmer’s market playing music for tips with alongside Pichu to playing at her first gig.
In addition to that, there is special Katy Perry x Pokémon P25 merchandise available, including a T-Shirt, Sweatshirt, and a Tote Bag. You can find these for pre-order at the P25 Official Music Store, and you can find pictures of them down below, after the press release.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus is a new game in the Pokémon series, set in the Sinnoh region’s past, long before it had become widely settled by humans. Only one small settlement of people appear to be in the Sinnoh region in this game, and you’ll be able to explore the region in its earlier days in this Action RPG take on a Pokémon game, planned for a worldwide release in early 2022.
The Pokémon Presents video presentation for Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary revealed the next entries in the Pokémon main series of games: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl. These two games are remakes of the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and are set for a worldwide launch in late 2021.
You can read more about them, as well as see artwork and screenshots, down below.
With Pokémon Day right around the corner, Pokémon fans have been eagerly awaiting news and announcements for what more is in store for Pokémon’s 25th anniversary. The time and date for that news has been revealed: Friday, February 26, 2021.
Pokémon will stream a special “Pokémon Presents” presentation of approximately 20 minutes of Pokémon news from their YouTube channel on Friday at 10:00am EST / 9:00am CST / 7:00am PST (15:00 UTC). No further information was given about the contents of this stream, but it’s quite likely that new games will be announced, as this is quite common for Pokémon Day announcement streams.
Additionally, the previously mentionedPikachu with Sing is now available, and more details of the Pokémon Day virtual concert have been revealed, so continue reading to find out more.
Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary is right around the corner, and for “Pokémon Day” — February 27, the release date for the original Pokémon Red and Green in Japan — Pokémon is hosting a virtual music concert in celebration, and it’s being headlined by none other than Post Malone.
To coincide with this concert, The Pokémon Company International will distribute a Mystery Gift code unlocking a special event Pikachu that knows the move Sing, a move which can’t normally be learned by Pikachu. This distribution starts on February 25, 2021.