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Building on the terrific success of Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version, Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition returns Trainers to Kanto for even more fun and adventure. And in Pokémon Yellow, Pikachu actually follows you around throughout your journey!
The graphics for Pokémon Yellow are updated slightly from Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Pokémon Yellow also introduces challenges and battle modes that let you compete in exciting ways. There are even great Pokémon minigames to play, such as Surfing Pikachu!
Please note: 11MB (90 blocks) or more of free memory space is required in order to store this software on your console.
Please note: for owners of Nintendo 2DS systems that come with Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version or Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition pre-installed, an updated version of the game is currently being distributed on Nintendo eShop.
Please update the software by launching Nintendo eShop whilst connected to the internet, then opening the Menu, tapping ‘Settings / Other’, and selecting ‘Available Updates’.
A small subset of Pokémon fans will want to take note of some important instructions from Nintendo. These instructions involve anyone who:
Has a Pokémon Bank account through an existing Nintendo system;
Purchases a Nintendo 2DS Special Edition hardware bundle with pre-installed Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version or Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition games;
Wants to transfer Pokémon from those games to their Pokémon Bank account.
People who fit into that category must remember to first perform a system transfer from their existing system to the Nintendo 2DS Special Edition system before starting the game or registering a new Nintendo Network ID. A full explanation on how to perform the transfer can be found in our System Transfer section.
Please note: you can only appreciate the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL on the system itself. Game visuals display in 2D on Nintendo 2DS. All screenshots and game footage on this site are captured in 2D mode.
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