From September 3rd, 2022 to November 17th, 2022, the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pre-Release Campaign will be held at Pokémon Centers nationwide in Japan. During this time period, there will be many fun events to celebrate the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet on November 18th, 2022! Have fun at the Pokémon Center in preparation for the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet!
01 Get Your Pre-Order Purchase Gifts!
Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will go on sale on November 18th, 2022! Reservations for the physical versions started at Pokémon Centers, Pokémon Stores, and Pokémon Center Online in Japan on August 4th, 2022 and those that order from one of those stores will receive an original Pokémon Center art book as a special gift.
You will receive one Pokémon Scarlet ART Book as an early purchase bonus for the physical version of Pokémon Scarlet and one Pokémon Violet ART Book as a pre-order bonus for the physical version of Pokémon Violet!
Early buyers of the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Double Pack will receive copies each of the Pokémon Scarlet ART Book and Pokémon Violet ART Book.
The art books are A5 size, and some of the pages in the Pokémon Scarlet ART Book and Pokémon Violet ART Book are slightly different from each other. Both covers are designed by Game Freak, the developer of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet! Look forward to seeing what the covers will look like!
You can get the pre-order bonus gifts if you pre-order the physical version of the games by Friday, September 30, 2022! *For those who pre-order the physical version on or after October 1st, 2022, the offer will end when the planned number of copies is reached. Purchase Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet early at the Pokémon Center to get the special bonus!
Pokémon S-V Partner Card
Those who pre-order the physical version of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet at Pokémon Centers nationwide in Japan for in-store pickup will receive a "Pokémon S-V Partner Card" as a gift!
The Pokémon S-V Partner Card has three different designs: Nyahoja, Hogator and Kuwassu, all of which appear in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Choose the design of the Pokémon you plan to make your starting partner and take it home as a commemoration of your reservation! You can also watch a special video by holding the Pokémon S-V Partner Card up to the monitor table at the Pokémon Center. Depending on the number of times you visit the Pokémon Center, you will also receive an icon gift! Be sure to come and play with us!
02 Treasure Map Mystery
During the campaign period, Pokémon Centers nationwide will be holding The Treasure Map Mystery. Solve the riddles hidden inside the Pokémon Center and get a "special emblem-shaped sticker"!
First, get a Treasure Map at the store, then choose one of the three paths on the Treasure Map: Nyahoja's Path, Hogator's Path or Kuwassu's Path and answer the three quiz questions. Find the poster with the answers to the riddles you have solved in the store, and you will find "4 hiragana letters" written on it. Once you have found the four hiragana, use the letters to open the treasure chest in the store! If you correctly answer the last question in the treasure chest, you will receive a special emblem-shaped sticker.
03 Art Book Touring Exhibition!
The original Pokémon Center art books, which were given away in the past, will be on display at Pokémon Centers nationwide. Check the touring schedule for the Pokémon Center near you and come visit! *Not currently being given away.
|Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 to Sunday, September 18th, 2022
|Pokémon Center Skytree Town, Pokémon Center Yokohama, Pokémon Center Osaka DX, Pokémon Center Fukuoka
|Saturday, September 24th, 2022 to Sunday, October 9th, 2022
|Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay, Pokémon Center Tohoku, Pokémon Center Osaka, Pokémon Center Hiroshima
|Saturday, October 15th, 2022 to Sunday, October 30th, 2022
|Pokémon Center Tokyo DX, Pokémon Center Nagoya, Pokémon Center Kyoto, Pokémon Center Okinawa
|Saturday, November 5th, 2022 to Thursday, November 17th, 2022
|Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo, Pokémon Center Kanazawa, Pokémon Center Tokyo DX, Pokémon Center Shibuya
The schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
The art books on display are currently not available as gifts.
*There are no plans to exhibit at Pokémon Center Sapporo.