News Release: New Pokémon TGC Expansion Coming in August
Bellevue, WA — June 19, 2018—The Pokémon Company International today announced Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, launching across the US on August 3, 2018.
The season of emerald storms is nearly upon us, and with it a tumultuous battle between Pokémon and creatures from Ultra Space. The lineup for Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm includes several new Pokémon-GX: Articuno-GX, Blaziken-GX, Scizor-GX, Stakataka-GX and Rayquaza-GX, alongside new Prism Star cards featuring Latios, Latias and Jirachi.
The Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm expansion will feature:
- Over 160 cards, including:
- 3 new Prism Star cards
- 11 Pokémon-GX
- 27 Trainer cards
- Each booster pack will include:
- 10 cards from the expansion, including at least 1 rare card, plus 1 basic Energy card
For the opportunity to try out Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm ahead of launch, head to one of the many Prerelease tournaments taking place around the US from July 21–29. Find your nearest participating independent retailer by visiting https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/find-an-event/.
For information about the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series and products, visit https://fli.pokemontcg.com/en-us/.