The Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) lately introduced a brand new Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle to have fun Halloween. Each bundle may have 40 themed mini booster packs (solely 3 playing cards per pack) that spotlight Pokémon deemed spooky like Zubat, Gengar, Pumpkaboo, Mimikyu, and Polteageist.
In flip, every card may have a Pikachu jack-o’-lantern stamp which is fairly cute. The concept is that this might function an alternative choice to sweet for trick or treaters after which these younger ones will go round buying and selling playing cards and assist convey everybody nearer.
Sadly, I believe the actuality will probably be extra like a bunch of scalpers will purchase all of them after which promote them for exorbitant quantities. Talking about the BOOster Bundle, Tim Moore mentioned:
The Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle combines two issues that households love — Pokémon buying and selling playing cards and Halloween. With the unbelievable recognition of the Pokémon TCG, this will probably be a uniquely welcomed candy-alternative in trick-or-treaters’ luggage by each youngsters and fogeys. We look ahead to working with grocery- and mass-retail companions to ship this pleasing product that lets youngsters uncover the magic of the Pokémon TCG this Halloween season.
The Pokémon TCG isn’t the solely factor the Pokémon Company desires to make use of to have fun Halloween. They are on the brink of debut a brand new interactive web site in early September, new merch, and extra. Andy Hartpence mentioned:
Like the Pokémon model, Halloween is a vacation that brings households and mates collectively by means of enjoyable actions. And with so many mother and father who grew up with the franchise, this inaugural Halloween marketing campaign will give Trainers throughout generations one other method to join and bond over their love of Pokémon. In the years to come back, Halloween will proceed to be a celebratory second for Pokémon, as we deal with followers to festive methods to interact with the model and spotlight the much-loved spooky aspect of the well-liked and endearing franchise.
The Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle will launch on September 1.