Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness Means "Extra Deal" For Fans Who Reserve Early

July 11, 2005

Nintendo News: Pokemon Pre-Sell

Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness
Means "Extra Deal" For Fans Who Reserve Early

Starting Aug. 28, Pokemon fans who
reserve a copy of Pokemon(R) XD: Gale of Darkness for Nintendo GameCube(TM) at
participating retailers will receive a custom Nintendo GameCube vinyl skin
featuring characters from the game.
Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness will be available Oct. 3.

For the dedicated Pokemon fan, there will also be a Limited Edition Bundle
featuring a Nintendo GameCube system and controller, Pokemon XD: Gale of
Darkness and a Limited Edition Pokemon XD Face Plate.

Pokemon was introduced in North America in September 1998 and has since
generated more than $15 billion in worldwide retail sales. Last year’s Pokemon
FireRed and Pokemon LeafGreen sold more than 2.6 million combined.

More than 140 million Pokemon video games have been sold worldwide.

Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness is Rated E for Everyone.