Charizard and Weavile Join Pokkén Tournament, Opening Movie and New Support Pokémon Revealed

During today’s Pokkén Tournament live stream, Bandai Namco bombarded us with new information about the game.

First, we got a look at the game’s opening movie:

Next, we got two new trailers and a gameplay video showcasing new playable characters in Charizard and Weavile. Charizard can also transform into one of its Mega Evolutions, Mega Charizard X.

Two new support Pokémon have been announced as well, Jirachi and Whimsicott.

jirachi-whimiscott-pokken-tournamentMoreover, we now have a confirmation that the game will be releasing in Japanese arcades starting on July 16.

Finally, another stream was announced for two weeks from now.

The next Pokkén Tournament stream will air at the following times on July 16:

– 2 AM – 3:30 AM PT
– 5 AM – 7:30 AM ET
– 10 AM – 12:30 PM in the UK
– 11 AM – 1:30 PM in Europe

You can also find a screenshot gallery below:

NOTE: This game just reminded me why I love Weavile so much! That smug face… that flair… it’s so cool!