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blurb=The upgrade for My Pokémon Ranch needed to work properly with Platinum will not be distributed in North America, according to Pokémon.com. }}
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[[File:Mpr platinumscreen.jpg|thumb|right|250px|My Pokémon Ranch's Platinum update allows {{p|Giratina}}'s {{bp|Form differences#Giratina|Origin Forme}}.]]
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[[File:Mpr platinumscreen.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Screenshot from My Pokémon Ranch's Platinum update .]]
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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.
Information regarding the future of {{bp|My Pokémon Ranch}} has come to light following an announcement on the Pokémon.com mailbag.
 
   
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. International players had been waiting to update their games, but an recent announcement may see them waiting forever. Pokémon.com's mailbag (an official publication usually published twice a month) today posted the following question and answer:
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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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::"I am wondering if there will be a ''Pokémon™ Platinum Version'' update for ''Pokémon™ Ranch''?"
 
::"I am wondering if there will be a ''Pokémon™ Platinum Version'' update for ''Pokémon™ Ranch''?"
 
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::"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.
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::"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. }}
 
The update, available for download in Japan since November 5, 2008, allowed the Platinum-exclusive forms for {{p|Giratina}}, {{p|Shaymin}}, and {{p|Rotom}} to be stored on My Pokémon Ranch, along with several other new features.
 
 
No word has come from Nintendo of America on the matter, and some fans are discounting this announcement as unofficial. However, according to the article, any further announcement was to be made only if there was a change.
 
   
 
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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?"
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"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.
  -- author  

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