Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Game Boy Color

  • US 15th Oct 2000
  • EU 6th Apr 2001
  • JP 21st Nov 1999

3DS eShop

  • US 22nd Sep 2017, $9.99
  • EU 22nd Sep 2017, £8.99


  • Review Pokémon Gold And Silver (3DS eShop / GBC)

    Golden oldies

    Pokémon Gold and Silver are the second generation instalments in the Pokémon series; released at the turn of the millennium, the games arrived just a few short years after their predecessors, Pokémon Red and Blue. Boasting a whole new world to explore, 100 new monsters (bringing the total to 251), and an entirely new cast of...

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Pokémon Gold And Silver Guides

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Pokémon Gold And Silver News

About The Game

When initially launched on the Game Boy Color system, the Pokémon Gold Version game continued to expand the Pokémon universe, adding 100 Pokémon, held items, Pokémon eggs, and real-time events thanks to an internal game clock. Now a new feature lets you trade and battle Pokémon using local wireless on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems!

Dozens of Pokémon join the action, including Legendary Pokémon trio Raikou, Entei, and Suicune. Pokémon Gold Version introduced new Pokémon types as well—look out for Steel-type and Dark-type Pokémon throughout your travels. At the start of your expedition, you'll have the option to choose one of three starting Pokémon: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, or Totodile. Then, prepare to battle your rival frequently as the two of you make your way across the incredible Johto region. You'll find Pokémon in Pokémon Gold Version that you won't find in Pokémon Silver Version, so look for a fellow Trainer to trade with!

  • Experience the classic gameplay of the Pokémon Gold Version game!
  • Discover the innovations that started with the Pokémon Gold Version game.
  • Battle and trade with friends using local wireless
  • Catch all of the 100 Johto Region Pokémon by trading with your friends who have the Pokémon Silver Versiongame!

This game is only playable in 2D.