Pokemon has announced that a new Pokémon presents will be streamed tomorrow at 7am Pacific Time (10am Eastern) and will have approximately 20 minutes of Pokemon news. The direct will be stream on the official Pokémon YouTube channel.
At this time, we don’t have any confirmation regarding any specific announcements. Although there’s likely much to be excited about given this Presents falls on the day prior to the Pokemon franchise’s 25th anniversary, it’s always best to temper expectations.
The text that follows below comes from the official press release.
A Pokémon Presents video presentation will be streamed tomorrow—Friday, February 26—at 7:00 a.m. PST on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. Fans can look forward to approximately 20 minutes of Pokémon news.
Separately, in anticipation of the Pokémon Day virtual concert on Saturday, February 27, Post Malone has released a cover of Hootie and the Blowfish’s smash 1995 hit “Only Wanna Be with You” – appropriately dubbed the “Pokémon 25 Version”. The original record was last on the Billboard charts 25 years ago and Post recorded his version to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pokémon. The song will be included as part of Post’s headlining appearance in the Pokémon Day virtual concert which begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. EST / 4:00 p.m. PST on February 27 and can be viewed for free on the official Pokémon YouTube and Twitch channels, and on Pokémon’s 25th anniversary website. In the meantime, fans can find links to the song here: https://PostMalone.lnk.to/OWBWYPR
In addition to this exciting news, starting today, Trainers will have the opportunity to add a special Pikachu to the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games by using a special password. In keeping with the music theme for this year’s celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, this Pikachu knows the move Sing, which Pikachu can’t ordinarily learn. Fans will be able to find the special password in Pokémon’s email newsletter and on Pokémon’s official social media channels, as well as on the 25th anniversary website and Pokémon.com.
For more information about this Pikachu distribution and the year-long Pokémon 25th anniversary celebration, please visit https://25.pokemon.com.