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[[File:Mpr platinumscreen.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Screenshot from My Pokémon Ranch's Platinum update]]
In Pokémon.com's regular mailbag, it was said that there are currently "no plans to make {{bp|My Pokémon Ranch}} compatible with {{bp|Pokémon Platinum Version}}". The update was released in Japan on November 5, 2008. No official announcement had been made by {{bp|Nintendo USA}} regarding the matter, and some do not consider this an "official announcement". The upgrade allowed the new forms for {{bp|Giratina}}, {{bp|Shaymin}}, and {{bp|Rotom}}, as well as several new features. However, an announcement was to be made if there was a change, according to the article.
 
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The Pokémon.com mailbag has revealed that there are no plans to release the {{game|Platinum}} update for {{bp|My Pokémon Ranch}} to North American Wii systems.
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My Pokémon Ranch was released in early 2008, and is compatible with {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s}}. Following the release of {{game|Platinum}} later that year, an update was released for Japanese players. The update, available for download in Japan since November 5, 2008, allowed the Platinum-exclusive formes for {{p|Giratina}}, {{p|Shaymin}}, and {{p|Rotom}} to be stored on My Pokémon Ranch, along with several other new features.
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* [http://www.pokemon.com/#mailbag Current mailbag on Pokémon.com]
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Screenshot from My Pokémon Ranch's Platinum update

The Pokémon.com mailbag has revealed that there are no plans to release the Pokémon Platinum update for My Pokémon Ranch to North American Wii systems.

My Pokémon Ranch was released in early 2008, and is compatible with Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Following the release of Pokémon Platinum later that year, an update was released for Japanese players. The update, available for download in Japan since November 5, 2008, allowed the Platinum-exclusive formes for Giratina, Shaymin, and Rotom to be stored on My Pokémon Ranch, along with several other new features.

Question
"I am wondering if there will be a Pokémon™ Platinum Version update for Pokémon™ Ranch?"
Answer
"I'm afraid there are currently no plans to make My Pokemon Ranch compatible with Pokémon Platinum Version, but we'll let you know if anything changes.
  -- Pokémon.com mailbag  

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