The Pokémon card game will be requested, although the truth is that Canadian players were going to be able to enjoy Pokémon Trading Card Live on mobile devices, since The Pokémon Company had planned a soft launch in that territory. An open beta was also planned for the rest of the markets. However, it will not finally be in 2021 when these tests will be launched, as the company has announced that it is delaying the game until 2022. The main reason is that they want improve the product ahead of launch.
“To provide Trainers with a more polished experience, the Pokémon TCG Live mobile soft launch in Canada and the global desktop beta has been delayed until 2022. We will share more information soon ”, they assure. Some players, they warn, have received codes of redeemable cards: they are valid and can be used as soon as the title is available.
When it was announced, they assured that it would come out “very soon” under the model free-to-play, that is, free but with microtransactions.
Collect cards on mobile and PC
Pokémon Trading Card Live is based on the physical card game, so collecting cards will be one of its main features. They may add new cards when scanning the codes that come in them. On the other hand, players will have the opportunity to purchase ingame packs and participate in daily missions. The idea is that the production will evolve over time with new updates and improvements.
Interestingly, the game not confirmed for Nintendo Switch. The Pokémon Company has announced versions for iOS and MAC mobile devices, but will also publish it on PC and Mac.
In this anniversary year, Pokémon will receive the remake of two GBA classics, Pokémon Shiny Diamond and Shimmering Pearl. Both editions will be marketed on November 19, while Pokémon Legends: Arceus, also for Nintendo Switch, will be released on January 28, 2022.
Source | The Pokémon Company