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Bulbapedia adopts new file format

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tagline=Animated .pngs becoming standard for sprites |
blurb=With the release of [[bp:Pokémon Platinum Version|Pokémon Platinum]] and the expansion of the animation of sprites in the games, itBulbapedia has been decided to utilize the new animation features of .png files to the fullest advantage. }}
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Bulbapedia users should not be concerned with broken links to images that have not yet been uploaded. The wiki's staff say they aim to get them done as soon as possible.
Templates affected include [[bp:Template:Ani|Template:Ani]] and [[bp:Template:MS|Template:MS]]. For information or to comment, contact [[User:TTEchidna|TTEchidna]].

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