Media alert

10/09/2020

GAME ANNOUNCES POKÉMON GLOBAL EXCLUSIVE

 FOUR SPECIAL POKÉMON TRADING CARDS COMING SOON!

BASINGSTOKE, UK – 10th September 2020 GAME proudly confirms today that from 11th September 2020 it will be launching four special Pokémon England Futsal trading cards along with free Futsal themed promo card holders. The first card will be a special Eevee England Futsal card launching exclusively online and at GAME stores. Fans across the country can head online or to their local GAME store on the 11th September throughout England – subject to availability and whilst stocks last of course!
 
Four exclusive cards will be coming exclusively to GAME, but standing a chance of getting your hands on a fifth special card couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is register your Club for The FA Pokémon Youth Futsal Programme and you’ll be in with the chance to receive the Pikachu England Futsal Promo Card. Find out more here - https://www.mastertheball.com
 
These five special Pokémon England Futsal trading cards mark Pokémon’s partnership with the England Football Association to promote Youth Futsal and encourage participation in this highly skilful and exciting version of football. For more details on the programme and how to get involved, please visit thefa.com/pokemonfutsal.
 
Pokémon TCG is a collectible card game based on the ever-popular Pokémon video game series. Fans can get their hands on one of these super-rare cards exclusively online with selected bundles and throughout English stores when they spend £15 on a Pokémon Trading Card Game product. The highly collectible cards are only available from GAME in England from the 11th September and online.
 


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For more information, please contact the GAME press office team on: gamePR@wearebope.com
 
About GAME Ltd
GAME Digital Ltd is dedicated to delivering an authoritative range of specialist gaming products and services to the gaming communities of the UK, Spain and beyond, providing more ways for gamers to enjoy more games and unique gaming experiences, more often. GAME's UK and Spanish retail businesses are the market leaders in those geographical areas, operating a total of over 540 stores across the two areas, a fully integrated multichannel offer including the multi-award winning GAME App, and over 4.4 million active customers across its Reward programmes. GAME is developing its proposition with the continued expansion of BELONG, the Group's leisure experience, which brings video-gaming to high streets, shopping centres and communities nationwide.  Through its esports and events activities the Group is delivering unparalleled consumer gaming experiences directly, and on behalf of third parties, including its flagship event, Insomnia, the UK's largest gaming festival.
 
About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, please visit www.pokemon.co.uk.

About The Football Association
The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and successfully generates enough revenue to support the investment of £180m into English football each year. The FA oversees 28 England international teams, across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running FA Competitions, including the Emirates FA Cup and Women's FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium connected by EE and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.