No official release dates have been announced for Pokémon Go, a highly anticipated upcoming title by mobile game developer Niantic, The Pokémon Company’s Game Freak and Nintendo’s Pokémon Z. However, the reports indicate that more information will be released next month, involving the two.
Fans were quite disappointed when the October issue of the Japanese CoroCoro magazine only revealed details about Pokémon X/Y with a further announcement which indicates that players will get a chance to capture the shiny and legendary Xerneas, Yveltal and also Zygarde.
According to iDigital Times, a copy of the next issue that will be released on 14th November, should be availed and it will most probably contain a lot of more details about Pokémon. Even before the official information is released by the developers, a lot of facts have been known to be given away by CoroCoro.
Fans are clearly hoping that either the release date for Pokémon Go or the existence of Pokémon Z will be revealed by then. Junichi Masuda, the director of the main “Pokémon” games further added to the speculation with a recent post on Twitter and it indicates that he will be a guest star in the upcoming Japanese Television Show called ‘Pokémon Get TV’.
Considering his appearance and the timing for the magazine, expectations suggest that he might talk about some interesting details for the supporters but he will not share any particular information regarding what fans are clearly waiting for. Moreover, in case CoroCoro decides to publish some spoilers, he might decide to clear things up earlier.
Current predictions suggest that he might decide to talk about the release date of Pokémon Z and reveal details about various Zygarde forms while discussing the status of Pokémon Go application as well. He will further talk about the upcoming inclusion of Ash Greninja in the anime version.
Meanwhile, the latest reports in the Pokémon franchise are all about Pokémon Go, the upcoming augmented reality title. However, the release date of this title is yet to be announced and fans are busy speculating another highly-rumored franchise offering, the Pokémon Z sequel.
According to the latest speculations, the upcoming role-playing installment for the 3DS will be released sooner than the expectations from fans. It has almost been 3 years since the release of Pokémon X and Y and according to Master Herald; Pokémon Z will hit store shelves by next year.
Meanwhile, a lot of speculations involving the title have started supporting the upcoming release rumors. According to the latest batch of rumors, Pokémon Z will come with three legendary Pokémon and according to a recent report, Xerneas and Yveltal, the Legendary Pokémon from Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games, will be highlighted, besides the much-popular Zygarde.
In the meantime, a report by VCPost indicates GameFreak and Nintendo to be preparing an announcement about Pokémon Z. This is clear indication that the game title is getting closer to its release window.
A report by Polygon further indicates the developments in the Pokémon franchise. Fans of the North American franchise will finally be able to get their hands on the highly elusive Pokémon Hoopa, during an event that will run from 27th November to 23rd December. The newest Legendary Pokémon Hoopa will be featured in the present Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games.
In other news, the Pokémon XY & Z anime premiered in Japan recently and it featured Ash Ketchum (Satoshi), Bonnie (Eureka) and Clemont (Citron) along with Serena finding a mysterious Pokémon which is actually a Zygarde Cell.