Nintendo kicks off Pokemon: Let’s Go US tour

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company just kicked off the official Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee nationwide tour in Los Angeles. Dubbed the Pokemon: Let’s Go Road Trip, the tour will stop at seven more cities across the United States. Fans that check out the pop-up demos will get the chance to play each of the new games with the Pokeball Plus controller, along with utilize an area-exclusive Snapchat filter.

Nintendo will stop in San Francisco, Seattle, Topeka, Chicago, Boston, and New York. Here’s the full schedule:

  • San Francisco, California
    4 Embarcadero Center
    Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Seattle, Washington
    Westlake Park
    Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Dallas, Texas
    Location TBD
    Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Topeka, Kansas
    Location TBD
    Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Chicago, Illinois
    Location TBD
    Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Boston, Massachusetts
    Location TBD
    Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Over the next two months, fans across the United States will have a chance to visit this colorful pop-up tour, featuring Pikachu- and Eevee-themed trucks, fun photo opportunities, special giveaways (while supplies last) and demos of the Nintendo Switch games. The game demos will also feature the Poké Ball Plus accessory, a new controller compatible with the games that looks and feels just like a real Poké Ball. Each stop on the tour will feature an exclusive (and adorable!) Pokémon Snapchat filter that can only be accessed at the event locations, and Pokémon GO players may even notice a higher frequency of Pikachu and Eevee sightings near the events!”

Does the Pokemon: Let’s Go Road Trip stop in your city? If so, be sure to let us know if you’re at the event.  Comment down below or send us your photos on Twitter!

Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee launch on November 16.

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Aric Sweeny
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