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‘Pokémon Trading Card Game’ Updated And Can Now Be Played Online; ‘Pokémon TGC Online’ [Video]


In case you missed it, "Pokémon Trading Card Game" or "Pokémon TCG Online" just got an update.

The "Pokémon TCG Online" got a refresh and virtually every aspect of the game has been improved. There are now better in-game graphics and animations, additional functionality including a new soundtrack. The update also includes all cards from the new Pokémon TCG: XY - Breakthrough expansion.

"Pokémon TGC Online" is available for download free from the App Store for iOS users, Reported IGN. "Pokémon TCG Online" is also available to play for Windows, Mac, iPad, and Android devices. Download link is available here, from the Pokémon site.

The download link for "Pokémon TCG Online" will also guide you regarding system requirements necessary to be able to play the game on your device, Mac, or PC. Physical Pokémon TCG products come with in-pack codes that unlock virtual cards that can be played and traded within the Pokémon TCG Online.

"Pokémon TCG Online" has online tournaments, which would allow players to compete in eight-person single-elimination tournaments that give cool rewards. Players are allowed to play using a variety of deck formats giving you the flexibility of competing however, you like.

The tournament in "Pokémon TCG Online" can be accessed anywhere and directly from the app itself. It is however required to have an internet connection to join in and compete. The beauty is there is no set time to play the tournament. As long as eight people signed up to play, the match automatically begins.

Tournaments in "Pokémon TCG Online" require an entry requirement. Players can choose from either Trainer Tokens or Tournament Tickets. The entry requirement determines the type of reward one gets. Top finishers using Trainer Tokens get Tournament Tickets.

While those who enter using Tournament Tickets get in-game items such as booster packs, promo cards, and gameplay accessories. Rewards vary using Tournament Tickets so it would be wise to check the info panel before joining.

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