After a trademark was noticed final December, the brand new V-Union Pokémon playing cards have been formally unveiled. The brand new playing cards are scheduled for launch this August in Japan, and it’s unclear how their introduction will impression the sport.
To make use of the V-Union playing cards, gamers should join all 4 of the particular playing cards like a puzzle to create the V-Union tableau that, to date, options Greninja, Zacian or Mewtwo. Serebii explains that it’s essential to have all 4 playing cards in your hand to make these greater V-Union Pokémon playing cards, permitting gamers to unleash a handful of talents and assaults. PokéBeach studies that V-Union Pokémon are neither Fundamental or Evolution Pocket Monsters. Furthermore, gamers can solely play certainly one of every kind of V-Union Pokémon per recreation.
Becoming a member of playing cards like this isn’t new to card video games, with Yu-Gi-Oh!’s Exodia being an apparent forerunner. Nor are they new to Pokémon. Beforehand, The Pokémon Buying and selling Card Sport launched Legend, which was created by becoming a member of two playing cards.
Whereas the V-Union playing cards do look nice (the art work is unbelievable), there are already apparent issues about they are going to impression the sport as a number of the strikes appear overpowered.
The primary product to function V-Union is sixty-card decks that might be priced at 1,650 yen ($15), with every deck coming with a four-card V-Union. Nonetheless, there are additionally comprehensible worries for collectors.
Skyrocketing reputation has meant The Pokémon Firm can not print new playing cards quick sufficient. Add new, high-profile playing cards into the combination, and you may already think about followers scrambling to get mentioned playing cards—particularly as soon as there are inevitable particular V-Union iterations—and grey market resellers scrambling to get them earlier than the followers can, hoping to resell them at greater costs.
The V-Union playing cards might be launched on August 20 in Japan. An English language launch has but to be introduced.