Pokémon to Launch First-Ever Board Game the Whole Family Can Enjoy


Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy

Omg I can not tel you how excited we are that a Pokemon Board Game is coming out.  You know we will be waiting on the sight refreshing till we can get our hands on it. 

The Pokémon Company International today announced its first-ever board game adaptation of the classic Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), one of the most popular and best-selling trading card games in the world.

Kids LOVE them. They love collecting them, they love trading them, and they love playing with them. With families spending more time together, Pokémon will soon be offering a new way for parents to connect and spend quality time with their kids over something they love: Pokémon cards.

For more than 20 years, Pokémon has remained a beloved entertainment franchise, especially amongst children as well as parents who grew up with the brand, and has a unique ability to bring people together. In that same spirit, The Pokémon Company International has developed a new board game that the whole family can enjoy.

“Battle Academy is designed to be easy to learn and fun to play for all types of Trainers, including children and parents that may be new to the Pokémon TCG,” said J.C. Smith, senior director of consumer marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “Pokémon has a unique ability to bring people together, and we look forward to seeing families enjoy Battle Academy at their next game night, as parents bond with their kids over one of their favorite entertainment brands and collectible Pokémon TCG cards.”

Each Battle Academy box comes with a two-player game board, three 60-card decks, tutorial guides, and gameplay accessories. It also comes with a code card that allows Trainers to enjoy the Pokémon TCG digitally through the free-to-play Pokémon Trading Card Game Online app on iOS and Android, as well as on Pokemon.com.

Launching around the world on July 31, 2020, Battle Academy will be available widely at participating mass and hobby retailers, as well as online retailers including PokemonCenter.com, the premier destination for official, high-quality Pokémon merchandise in the US. In addition, Trainers in the US will be able to grab

Battle Academy early on June 21, 2020, exclusively at Target stores and online at Target.com

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