By Steve Baltimore / August 5th, 2019
This holiday season a special Pokémon Center Pop-Up will be coming to London. In order to celebrate the location that inspired the Galar region in the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield release. The center is coming to Westfield, London for a limited time this October and November. Fans will have a chance here to snag up designs not found anywhere else.
You can find out more information in the press release below:
POP-UP POKÉMON CENTER RETAIL STORE TO OPEN IN LONDON THIS OCTOBER
BELLEVUE, Wash.—August 5, 2019—The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce its plan to open a special pop-up Pokémon Center retail location in London this October. Located in Westfield London (Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush W12 7GF) and open only for a limited time from October 18 to November 15* 2019, the store will give fans a chance to browse and purchase a range of Pokémon Center-branded products, including exclusive designs not found anywhere else.
The pop-up Pokémon Center London celebrates the highly anticipated launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games for Nintendo Switch this November; paying tribute to the United Kingdom’s role in inspiring the design and feel of the all-new Galar region players will explore in the games.
Further details on opening times, products available to purchase and additional in-store activities will be revealed in the coming months.
While fans will need to visit the Pokemon Center London pop-up for the exclusive designs, in the US, PokemonCenter.com is the ecommerce arm of The Pokémon Company International and the online destination for premier Pokémon merchandise.
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released worldwide on November 15, 2019, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
*Dates may be subject to change
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.
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