To rejoice the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Pokemon is teaming up with in style musical artists together with Katy Perry to create the soundtrack for its yr of anniversary festivities.
Beginning in March with the Galar area, the Pokemon Firm can be looking at a previous Pokemon area every month. There may even be varied occasions, promotions, and merchandise launched all year long to rejoice this landmark anniversary.
To tease these upcoming festivities, and its collaboration with Perry, the Pokemon Firm has launched a particular video that is a significant nostalgia journey. It follows a kind of Pokemon-themed Rube Goldberg machine launching Poke Balls by varied metropolis and landscapes, full with Sport Boy cartridges toppling like dominoes, holographic buying and selling playing cards, and all of the plushies you might think about. Detective Pikachu even makes a cameo.
Completely different variations of iconic music from the video games performs all through as effectively, main as much as the reveal of Katy Perry’s involvement as a Pikachu plushie skateboards right into a disco ball which proceeds to hit a file participant, teasing the brand new Perry tune. It is unclear what the total extent of her track/collaboration can be, however the video ends with a neon Pikachu signal and Perry singing “electrical” so it is most likely not a stretch to imagine her work can be tied to our favourite electrical mouse in a method or one other.
Up to now, Perry is the one artist whose involvement within the anniversary occasion has been formally confirmed, however in line with its web site, the Pokemon Firm is planning on collaborating with at the very least a couple of others as effectively. For extra particulars on these artist collaborations and what different surprises the Pokemon Firm has up its sleeve, trainers will simply have to take a seat tight and preserve their eyes peeled for updates. Within the meantime, we are able to all gear up for no matter surprises are ready in Galar in March.
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