Discover Darkrai, the Pitch-Black Mythical Pokémon, at GAME this May!

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Discover Darkrai, the Pitch-Black Mythical Pokémon, at GAME this May!

London, United Kingdom – 26 April 2016: 20 years of Pokémon celebrations continue as fans are invited to head to GAME stores this May to collect the Mythical Pokémon Darkrai.

Owners of Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X orPokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems can head into their local GAME and receive Darkrai, one of the Mythical Pokémon of the Sinnoh region for free.

Darkrai is the Pitch-Black Pokémon, which originally debuted in Pokémon Diamondand Pokémon Pearl in 2007. Darkrai is said to chase people and Pokémon from its territory by causing them to experience deep, nightmarish slumbers. This Darkrai is distributed with the following attributes:

·         LEVEL: 100
·         TYPE: Dark
·         ABILITY: Bad Dreams
·         MOVES: Dark Void, Ominous Wind, Nightmare, Feint Attack

Darkrai’s appearance at GAME will take place from 1–24 May, and fans of the Pokémon Trading Card Game can also celebrate with the release of the Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Darkrai, launching on 11 May. This collection includes a special Darkrai promo card, a pin of the Mythical Pokémon, two Pokémon TCG: Generations booster packs and a code to unlock cards in the Pokémon TCG Online.

What’s more, Pokémon TCG: XYFates Collide, the latest expansion to the XYSeries, will also be available in store from 4 May! More information can be found here:

GAME stores will also have a selection of Pokémon merchandise, including the latest TCG products and the video games Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon and Pokkén Tournament, available to purchase. Darkrai fans can head to any of GAME UK’s shops and look for even more collectible items featuring the Mythical Pokémon Darkrai, including a plush, a Premier Ball and Darkrai figure from TOMY and an exclusive T-shirt designed by BIOWORLD Europe.

To obtain Darkrai, fans must own a system in the Nintendo 3DS family and Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X or Pokémon Y. Please ask staff in a GAME store for instructions on how to receive a Darkrai code.**

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* Only one card per customer, whilst stocks last.

**For more information about the Darkrai Distribution at GAME, please see the following website: One per customer, whilst stocks last.

How to get the Mythical Pokémon Darkrai in Pokémon Omega Ruby , Pokémon Alpha Sapphire , Pokémon X and Pokémon Y :

1. Make sure your Nintendo 3DS system is connected to the internet. For Nintendo Customer Service, go to
2. Open your Pokémon Omega Ruby , Pokémon Alpha Sapphire , Pokémon X , orPokémon Y game.
3. Select MYSTERY GIFT on the main menu.
4. Select RECEIVE GIFT, then YES.
5. Select GET WITH CODE, then YES, then YES again to connect to the internet.
6. Enter your code.
7. Watch as you receive your Mythical Pokémon Darkrai.
8. Speak to the delivery girl in any Pokémon Center to receive your Darkrai.
9. Be sure to save your game.

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