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New Pokémon Direct Next Month, Insider Claims; Said to Air Around Pokémon Day

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A new Nintendo Pokémon Direct is said to air next month to celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary.

That’s what French Pokémon insider ‘Kelios’ claims on Twitter following a tweet about the anniversary from French Pokémon information site Pokekalos. The insider has proven quite reliable in the past when it comes to inside Pokémon and Nintendo Direct info.

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According to ‘Kelios’, it’s likely that we’ll see a similar scenario as with 2016’s Pokemon Sun & Moon when the series’ 20th-anniversary celebration took place shortly before the actual Direct broadcast on Pokémon Day.

With this year’s Pokémon Day being on a Saturday (February 27th), the insider expects the Pokémon Direct to debut on February 25.

As with all rumors from ‘insiders’, please take the information above with a fair pinch of salt for now. Kelios, however, does have a good track record when it comes to Direct-related info, and this year being the series’ 25th Anniversary, it surely does make sense that we’ll be getting a new Pokémon Direct. The most recent Pokémon Direct aired back in September of last year.

We’ll keep you updated as soon as more information comes in.

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