Sequels to Pokémon Black and White Announced

Breaking from tradition, the Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Black and White Versions will each get a sequel. Few details are known at this point except for a June 2012 release date for Japan. The US site was more vague, only saying “Coming Soon.”

The mascots for the new games appear to be fusions of Zekrom + Kyurem and Reshiram and + Kyurem, but nothing about the new forms was confirmed.

The US Pokémon site also revealed that the new games will not take advantage of the 3DS’s glasses-free 3-D capabilities. From

Pokémon fans, get excited for two incredible new adventures! Announcing Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, coming soon for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems. The games can also be played in 2D on the Nintendo 3DS™ system.

Keep checking for details, including news, images, and videos, which will be revealed throughout the year.

On the bright side, there have been rumors of special features for DSi and 3DS owners.

More info as it comes!

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2 Responses
  1. Justin V says:

    Yes! I’m actually quite excited for this! I have NO idea what this game will entail, but I don’t care.

  2. Rin says:

    They’ve said that the release date for the US and EU will be Fall of 2012.