With massive Nintendo-made portable titles like Mario Kart 7 and Super Mario 3D Land hitting retailers in a near simultaneous fashion, odds are that you’ve left your precious pocket monsters unattended in Pokemon Black and White. Nintendo is hoping to regain your attention, and appeal to your inner Pokemon Master, with the release of the new films Pokemon The Movie: Black — Victini and Reshiram and Pokemon The Movie: White — Victini and Zekrom.
If the movies don’t speak their intended volumes, then those who own the most recent games in the series will be overjoyed to learn that the legendary Pokemon, Victini, will be given away to celebrate the launch of the new motion pictures.
Victini (a.k.a. the victory Pokemon) will be available for download beginning on December 3rd and Pokemon enthusiasts will have until December 31st to dust off their copy of Pokemon Black or Pokemon White, connect to a wifi source, and download the adorable little critter. The Pokemon will be at level 50 when it is received, and it will also provide trainers with some rare and powerful attacks. The four devastating moves that come preset in Victini’s arsenal are V-Create and Searing Shot, as well as Zekrom’s and Reshiram’s Fusion Flare and Fusion Bolt — both of which cannot be taught to the Pokemon by any other means.
Anyone who picked up Pokemon Black or Pokemon White during the first month of launch were able to download Victini, so those who either weren’t aware of the promotion or simply didn’t have the disposable income when the game’s released will have one more chance to capture the otherwise unobtainable beast. Those who were already fortunate enough to have already condemned this Pokemon to life in a PC box, will now have the option to add another Victini with some rare moves to their roster, so there really is no downside to this limited-time offer.
This promotion not only hits in time to gather attention for the upcoming North American debut of both films, but the giveaway also corresponds with the big Pokemon announcement that is set to be revealed in the same month as well. Fans of the franchise have a lot to look forward to in December, and Victini is a great way to kick off the month that may very well be home to the long-awaited Pokemon Gray reveal.
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