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Japanese release date for Pokkén Tournament revealed

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Shadow Mewtwo Amiibo card

The most recent Nintendo Direct presentation revealed that Pokkén Tournament will be released for Wii U in Japan March 18, 2016. Internationally, the Wii U game is still slated for a Northern Hemisphere spring 2016 release.

The presentation also revealed that an amiibo card that unlocks Shadow Mewtwo will be available with the purchase of a first production run copy of Pokkén Tournament. Using the card will unlock Shadow Mewtwo in Pokkén Tournament, but Shadow Mewtwo can also be unlocked in normal gameplay.

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North America

Pokkén Tournament: Developed in collaboration with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., producers of TEKKEN®, one of the most successful fighting-game franchises in history, Pokkén Tournament brings Pokémon to life in a way never seen before. Tight gameplay is combined with intuitive controls to create a fighting game that can be enjoyed by both novice and expert players. Fans who purchase a first-run copy of the game will receive a limited-edition Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card that immediately unlocks the character in the game after tapping it to the GamePad. Pokkén Tournament launches exclusively for Wii U spring 2016 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  -- The Pokémon Company International  

Europe

Pokkén Tournament: Developed in collaboration with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., producers of TEKKEN®, one of the most successful fighting-game franchises in history, Pokkén Tournament brings Pokémon to life in a way never seen before where Pokémon move in direct response to the player’s actions while battling. Fans who purchase a first-run version of the game at retail will receive a limited-edition Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card that immediately unlocks the character in the game after tapping it to the Wii U GamePad. Pokkén Tournament launches for Wii U in spring 2016.
  -- The Pokémon Company International  

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