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Pokémon Bank Support Now Available For Sun & Moon, Comes With Mew's Z-Crystal

by Kyle Hilliard on Jan 24, 2017 at 02:22 PM

Pokémon Bank, the pay service that lets players bring their collection of Pocket Monsters between generations, has been been updated to support Pokémon Sun & Moon.

The service lets players bring Pokémon caught in the Virtual Console versions of Red, Blue, & Yellow, as well as Pokémon from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and X & Y, into Sun & Moon. Using it before October 7 also awards players Mew's Z-Crystal, Mewnium. For more on the service, head here.

For our review of Pokémon Sun & Moon, head here.

[Source: Pokémon, @Pokemon]


Our Take
I recognize this is for the hardest of hardcore Pokémon players, and it is probably difficult to implement, but I am surprised it was not available at launch for Sun & Moon. I suppose having access to your library of more than three years worth of collected Pokémon might have also broken the game, in terms of challenge, so maybe that's why The Pokémon Company has been withholding it.