Pokemon Direct Announced For Thursday! By: Water Pokémon Master Posted 2 weeks ago to Games 22 comments Nintendo has announced that a new Pokemon Direct will be held on January 9th at 6:30 AM PT / 9:30 AM ET. It will last for roughly 20 minutes and host “new Pokemon information.” Pokemon’s Twitter states, “Get ready to tune in for some exciting updates coming to the world of Pokemon this year!” At this time we’re not sure what the presentation will entail. Topics could possibly include Pokemon Home and Pokemon Sleep. Stay tuned!