Feb. 27 is Pokemon Day, marking 25 years since Pokemon Purple and Inexperienced got here out in Japan, and rapper Submit Malone is headlining a digital live performance to mark the anniversary. It kicks off at four p.m. PT Saturday (7 p.m. ET/12 a.m. Sunday GMT/10 a.m. Sunday AEST) and is embedded above. We received a sneak preview Thursday, with Malone’s cowl of Hootie and the Blowfish’s ’90s basic Solely Wanna Be With You.
If YouTube is not your first selection of digital live performance venue, the gig may even be livestreamed on Twitch. The official Pokemon web site will present the gig as nicely. Katy Perry will be part of one other “P25” musical occasion.
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The Pokemon Firm additionally revealed some main new video games for Nintendo Swap in a livestream Friday: Pokemon Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl are popping out later this 12 months, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus arrives in early 2022. New Pokemon Snap, which comes out April 30, received a recent trailer as nicely.