Tag: Pokémon Bank
News This Is What The Pokémon Bank 3DS Shut Down Update Looks Like
See one of the incoming changes
March marks the month of the 3DS eShop shutdown and as part of this, The Pokémon Company previously announced it would be making its Pokémon Bank service on Nintendo's handheld device entirely free. Serebii.net webmaster Joe Merrick has now highlighted one of the changes that will be made on the software side as...
News Old Pokémon Games Are Dominating The 3DS eShop Charts - Is It Thanks To Pokémon Bank?
Also because everyone loves Pokémon games
Savvy Pokémon fans will know that the 3DS is a very important artifact in the Pokéworld. As the only console that has Pokémon Bank, the storage system for all your digital battle-pets, and the Virtual Console, the 3DS is basically Noah's Ark for Pokémon, allowing players to transfer their shinies,...
News Pokémon Bank Successor Pokémon Home Launches Next Month
Every cloud has a shiny Pokémon
The Pokémon Company has revealed during today's special Pokémon Direct that Pokémon Home – its paid-for replacement for Pokémon Bank – will launch next month. Pokémon Home is a cloud-based service that will allow you to store and trade applicable 'mon between Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pokémon GO and
Guide How to Transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow to Pokémon Sun and Moon
Get a Bulba in your life
Pokémon Bank has had the update Pokéfans have been anticipating for months, and finally we're able to transfer our beloved Pokémon from the Virtual Console versions of Red, Blue, and Yellow to the shiny new Pokémon Sun and Moon. But how do you go about this? Well if you'd divert your attention
News Pokémon Bank Update Adds Support for Pokémon Sun & Moon
An update is now available for Pokémon Bank that will enable the service to be compatible with the most recent series entries, Pokémon Sun and Moon. This update can be accessed through the Nintendo eShop, where players can then proceed to transfer Pokémon they have captured in Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, X and Y over to the new...
News Pokémon Bank Update for Sun, Moon and Virtual Console Titles Now Due in January 2017
Makes us feel a bit blue
Well known for launching in Japan and contributing to a Nintendo Network meltdown over the festive period in 2013, Pokémon Bank is a key part of current-gen Pokémon gaming for some; for a small annual fee it allows you to store 'mon online and transfer them between games. Somewhat subtly, The Pokémon Company has now...
News Three 'Solid' Pokémon Offered as Free Extras to Pokémon Bank Users
You have to regi-ster...
Pokémon Bank may not have had the most auspicious of starts, with the success of its festive launch in Japan causing the infamous Nintendo Network Christmas meltdown of 2013, but it's become an integral part of the Pokémon experience. For a relatively small annual fee ($4.99 in the US, for example) players can store their...
News Pokémon Bank Support Confirmed for Virtual Console Releases of Red, Blue and Yellow
Will also support Moon and Sun, obviously
The Pokémon Company has concluded its special Pokémon Direct, and in addition to announcing Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, it had another announcement up its sleeve that we can enjoy very soon. It's been confirmed that the Virtual Console releases of Pokémon Red / Blue / Yellow on 27th February will...
News Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr Now Available To Pokémon Bank Subscribers
Offer ends on 30th November
Earlier this month The Pokémon Company revealed subscribers to Pokémon Bank would be able to claim the final evolutions of the Johto region starter Pokémon between the 27th February and 30th November 2015. The launch day for this promotion has now arrived, with users of the service able to claim a Level 50 Meganium,...
News Pokémon Bank Subscribers to Receive Final Evolutions of Meganium, Typhlosion and Feraligatr as Free Gifts
Catch 'em from 27th February
Pokémon Bank, the annual subscription service that allows you to store up to 3,000 'mon 'in the cloud' online, continues to roll on and provide a valuable back-up option. For $4.99 / £4.49 / €4.99 a year you can store Pokémon from Pokémon X & Y and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, while the Poké...
News Pokémon Bank Version 1.2 Is Now Available To Download
Gotta patch ‘em all!
In preparation for the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire later this week, The Pokémon Company has released an update for its digital storage box, Pokémon Bank. All 3DS owners who own a copy of Pokémon Bank can download the update from the eShop or through the software itself. A total of 210 blocks of free...
News Pokémon Bank Goes Live in North America
Now everyone's happy
After its European release delighted fans earlier this week and left gamers in North America looking on enviously, the good news is that Pokémon Bank is now live in the region. That means the Pokémon X & Y online storage service is now available — through the 3DS eShop — in all major territories around the world...
News Pokémon Bank Goes Live in Europe and Australia
Update 2: Nintendo of America hasn't, at the time of writing, issued any update regarding the arrival of Pokémon Bank in the region. The Pokémon Company, however, has posted the following tweet that vaguely promises the service for the region "soon". [tweet Update: The Pokémon Bank has also gone live in Australia, so this appears to...
News Pokémon Bank Re-Released In Japan
Still waiting on North America and Europe
For many gamers, the unveiling of an upcoming game or feature is truly an exciting time. Waiting for the next big release creates feelings of anticipation unmatched in the industry. For some, one of these times was during the lead up to Pokémon Bank. The ability to transfer Pokémon from previous games and...
News Pokémon Bank Remains Offline in Japan as Nintendo Apologises for Issues
An economic crash
During the festive break the Nintendo Network encountered issues for over two days, with a number of new system owners combining with Christmas Day Pokémon Bank gamers in Japan to cause major problems. The downtime of the eShop platforms in particular was damaging in such a busy period; yet while the online stores have been back...
News Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter Releases Delayed in the West
Nintendo Network issues cited as the cause
Boxing Day was an odd day in the world of Nintendo Downloads. Issues with the Nintendo Network continued, while Nintendo disabled Pokémon Bank and withdrew it from the eShop in Japan; it emerged that the launch of the app on 25th December in the company's homeland had contributed to the issues we've...
News Get Mythical Time Travel Pokémon Celebi When You Download Pokémon Bank
Between December 27th and September 30, 2014
The Pokémon Bank goes live on December 27th, and to encourage fans to make use of the service, Nintendo and Game Freak are giving those who download it a special treat. If you download and access the Pokémon Bank application on your 3DS between December 27th, 2013 and September 30, 2014, you'll be...
Video This New Pokémon Bank Trailer Shows The Upcoming App in Action
As well as the Poké Transporter, both arrive on 27th December
If you that plan to devote some time to Pokémon X & Y during the upcoming festive season, it's worth remembering that the Pokémon Bank and accompanying Poké Transporter will arrive on 27th December, just in time to shake up the experience when you have all that free gaming time...
News Pokémon Bank Pricing Emerges For Europe
Pretty good value for a full year
Earlier today we shared confirmation of Pokémon Bank pricing for Australia and New Zealand which, refreshingly, seems to be perfectly reasonable. Well known Pokémon site Serebii is now reporting confirmed prices for Europe, too — the rates given are £4.49 / €4.99 for a year's access, which predictably matches...
News Pokémon Bank And Poké Transporter Will Hit The North American eShop in December
Comes with a free 30 day trial if you activate before 31st January 2014
During September's Pokémon Direct, we learned all about the Pokémon Bank system, which is a cloud-based service that enables players to upload their 'mon with the purpose of retrieve them for use the titles that will appear after Pokémon X
News Nintendo Launching Cloud-Based Pokémon Bank Service Alongside Pokémon X & Y
Store your Pokémon online for a yearly fee
Nintendo and Game Freak have announced during today's Pokémon Direct broadcast that they are launching Pokémon Bank, a cloud-based service which will allow players to upload their Pokémon online and retrieve them for use in later titles. With previous game in the popular series, you'd spend a lot of...