Pokémon Gold Version

System: Game Boy Color, Nintendo 3DS Release date: 06/04/2001
Pokémon Gold Version
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Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version are making their way to Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS family systems! These games, which debuted as Game Boy Color titles in Japan, are being recreated into Virtual Console versions such that their screens appear just as they did on the Game Boy Color.


Now available for pre-purchase

Can’t wait to play? You can pre-purchase Pokémon Gold Version from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS family system, or via this gamepage by pressing the “Proceed to purchase” button*.

If you pre-purchase Pokémon Gold Version, most of the game’s data will be downloaded to your Nintendo 3DS family system automatically**. As soon as the game releases on Nintendo eShop at midnight on September 22nd 2017, the final data needed to unlock the full game will automatically download.

Please note: you will be directly charged for the full purchase price of the title when you pre-purchase the game, and you cannot play the title before the launch date on September 22nd 2017.


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Starting out as a rookie Trainer, you'll explore the sprawling region of Johto, and embark on a quest to capture as many Pokémon as you possibly can. Dozens of Pokémon join the action, including Legendary Pokémon trio Raikou, Entei, and Suicune. These games also introduced new Pokémon types as well – look out for Steel-type and Dark-type Pokémon throughout your travels.

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Both titles are compatible with the wireless communication features of Nintendo 3DS and Trainers can enjoy Link Trades and Link Battles between Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version.

In addition, these titles are compatible with the Time Capsule function, allowing players to Link Trade Pokémon between the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold Version or Pokémon Silver Version and the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version, or Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition in Pokémon Centres within the games.

*To be able to pre-purchase download games from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to a Nintendo Network ID, and you'll need to have visited Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. To find out more, visit our Support section. Pre-purchases made through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.

**For automatic downloads, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download.

What you need to know

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH. The payment will be made with Nintendo eShop funds usable through the Nintendo Account used to complete the purchase.

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH, payable with Nintendo eShop funds usable through your Nintendo Account. The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

This content may be purchased by users who have registered a Nintendo Account and accepted the respective legal terms. To be able to purchase content for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems, a Nintendo Network ID is also required and your funds usable through the Nintendo Account must be merged with the funds tied to your Nintendo Network ID. If the funds have not yet been merged, you will have the option to do so during the purchase process. To start the purchasing process, it is necessary to sign in with the Nintendo Account and the Nintendo Network ID. After signing in it will be possible to review the details and complete the purchase.

To be able to purchase content for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems, your funds usable through the Nintendo Account must be merged with the funds tied to your Nintendo Network ID. If the funds have not yet been merged, you will have the option to do so during the purchase process. You will be able to review the details and complete the purchase on the next screen.

The details of this offer apply to users who sign in using a Nintendo Account with the country setting corresponding to the country setting of this website. If the country setting of a Nintendo Account is different, the details of this offer may be adjusted (for example, the price will be displayed in the respective local currency).

After the purchase is completed, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to the respective Nintendo Account, or respective Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U and Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

After you have completed the purchase, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

The details of the offer are displayed based on the country settings of your Nintendo Account.

The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

This product contains technological protection measures.

Content not playable before the release date: {{releaseDate}} . The payment is taken directly upon purchase.

Categories

Adventure, RPG

Multiplayer mode

Simultaneous

Players

1 - 2

Publisher

Nintendo

Developer

Game Freak / Creatures

Age rating

  • 12

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)

System

Nintendo 3DS (European version)

Release date

22/09/2017

Age rating

12

Languages

English

Download size

88 blocks

Game Boy Color

System

Game Boy Color

Release date

06/04/2001

Age rating

12

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian