Pokémon Trading Card Game LiveThe launch of s has been delayed so many times since The Pokémon Company first announced it in 2021 that it has often seemed like the Pokemon TCG Go successor may never see the light of day or make it to beta. Come this summer, but that’s all about to change.
After nearly two years of assuring people that it would drop “soon,” The Pokémon Company announced it today Pokemon TCG Live for iOS, Android, macOS, and Windows will officially launch on June 8, along with the release of the upcoming Scarlet & Violet – Paldea evolved card set. For Paldea evolved arrives in physical stores on June 9, players can purchase digital cards and play with them from the set through the Pokemon TCG Live app, and those who log into the game between May 2 and June 6 will receive a variety of customization bonuses, such as digital card covers and deck boxes.
If my city notes, Pokemon TCG LiveThe launch of ‘s comes after quite a bit of dismay from longtime fans of the game who have found the experience to move on from Pokemon TCG Go over to the new platform to be negative.
While the apps share some core similarities when it comes to combat, things like the removal of in-game trading functionality and the fact that Live‘s virtual booster packs contain fewer cards than To goIt did cause some players to hold off the jump. It’s not clear if any of those concerns have been addressed in any capacity – much less one that would make everyone happy – but regardless of how long players may feel come June, Pokemon TCG Live will be the only way to play the game online, as The Pokémon Company plans to pull the service from app stores on June 5.