Two More Classic Pokémon Games Have Arrived On Nintendo Switch


During today’s Pokémon Presents presentation, The Pokémon Company revealed that two new classic Pokémon games are coming to Nintendo Switch Online right bloody now.

Firstly, The Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Colour has arrived for those with either a standard or Expansion Pass subscription to Nintendo Switch Online, and also dropping now is Pokémon Stadium 2 for the Nintendo 64, for those with Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass.

You’ll be able to access both via their respective apps on the Nintendo Switch, which you can download from the eShop right below:

You can check out the reveal trailer for both of these games below:

Pokémon™ Trading Card Game

Available: Right now!

Requires: Any Nintendo Switch Online membership

The greatest Pokémon Trading Card Game players of all time—The Grand Masters—are looking for one player worthy of inheriting the four rare Legendary Pokémon Cards! Build decks with the Auto Deck Machine, hone your skills on the Challenge Machine, and test your ability in the Challenge Hall. Expand your card collection, duel your way through eight Club Masters, and earn the right to challenge the Grand Masters in the Pokémon Dome! Shadowy figures, wise instructors and powerful opponents await you in this trading card game adventure!

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Don’t forget that games in the Game Boy™ – Nintendo Switch Online library have added online play. Yep, that means you can battle your friends online as well!

Pokémon Stadium 2™

Available: Right now!

Hundreds of Pokémon enter the 3D arena!

Released for the Nintendo 64™ console in 2001, this battle arena features all the Pokémon from the Pokémon RedPokémon BluePokémon YellowPokémon GoldPokémon Silver, and Pokémon Crystal games. Decide on your strategy and stand back while your Pokémon battle it out! Up to four players* can join in and play 12 minigames, like Egg Emergency and Delibird’s Delivery! And there’s a Quiz mode that includes three difficulty levels, so Pokémon novices and experts alike can enjoy it.

Of course, this version of the game also has added online play.

(Please note you will not be able to transfer Pokémon from Game Boy games to this title.)