Pokemon fans will want to get to London in October


The London Pokemon Center is a few months away, so we’ll have to make do with this render for now.

The Pokemon Company

The Pokemon Company is celebrating the upcoming Sword and Shield’s UK-inspired Galar region by opening a pop-up Pokemon Center in London. It’ll basically be a store devoted to Pokemon merchandise, with some London-exclusive items — presumably bowler hat Pikachu will be among them.

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The store will open in Westfield London from Oct. 18 to Nov. 15 — the date of Pokemon Sword and Shield’s release on Nintendo Switch — but these dates could change, the company said in a release. 

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