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20th anniversary Mew distributions announced for Europe

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To be available in UK, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain
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  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Update:  Details on a distribution in Spain have also been announced.


20th anniversary Mew artwork

The 20th anniversary Mew will be distributed via serial code at retailers in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Spain. The codes will all be valid until May 31, 2016.

In the United Kingdom, Mew codes will be available at GAME stores from Feb. 1 to 28, 2016 on receipts that can be obtained free of charge. Additionally, Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Mew will be available in the UK on Feb. 22, 2016. (This is the first of the Mythical Pokémon Collections designed to celebrate Pokémon's milestone year.)

In the Italy, Mew codes will be available at GameStop stores from Feb. 1 to 24, 2016. Additionally, Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Mew will be available in Italy on April 13, 2016.

In the Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Mew codes will be available at GameStop stores from Feb. 4 to 24, 2016. Additionally, Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Mew will be available in Germany on Feb. 24, 2016.

In the Spain, Mew codes will be available at participating GAME stores from Feb. 1 to 24, 2016 via Nintendo Zone. Additionally, Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Mew will be available in Italy on May 18, 2016.

In all of these countries, a line of Mew merchandise will be exclusively available at these retailers, including a plush, a Mew figurine with Great Ball from TOMY, and an exclusive T-shirt designed by BIOWORLD Europe.


This distribution is the first of the Mythical Pokémon distributions being held to promote the Pokémon 20th Anniversary. A different Pokémon will be distributed during each month this year (except January). All of the distributions are confirmed for Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia, but only the United States has details for all the distributions.

In the United States distribution, the majority will be online, with one every 3 months being an in-store code distribution.

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