The Pokémon Company has announced the release of the first board game based on its popular Pokémon Trading Card Game.
The new board game, called Pokémon Battle Academy, is designed to ease beginners into the rules and gameplay of the long-running Pokémon TCG.
A synopsis of the board game on the Pokémon website says:
Even if you’ve never played the Pokémon Trading Card Game before, Pokémon TCG Battle Academy has everything you need to get started. Inside each box, you’ll find three 60-card Pokémon TCG decks, a game board, tutorial guides for beginners and a rulebook for advanced players, and accessories to enhance your game.
The board game supports two players and is set to release at Target stores in the United States on June 21, 2020 followed by a worldwide release on July 31, 2020.
This news, coupled with the upcoming release of the Rebel Clash expansion and new Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC, should give Pokémon fans plenty of things to do this summer.
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