Pokemon Super Bowl commercial celebrates 20th anniversary
The world’s favorite pocket monsters turn 20 this year, and to celebrate, Pokémon will have its first-ever Super Bowl commercial in honor of the anniversary.
The Pokémon Company has debuted the full-length version of the commercial, which will air in a 30-second form during the third quarter of Super Bowl 50. The commercial will also air during the CBS special Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials.
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There’s more to come from the 20th anniversary than just a Super Bowl commercial, though. The original Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow games are coming to the Nintendo 3DS, along with a new mobile game called Pokémon Go, which will let players hunt Pokémon out in the real world via their phones. A new fighting game, Pokkén Tournament, is also coming in March.
For all that’s to come from the long-running franchise, check out the trailer for this year’s releases and watch the Super Bowl commercial above.