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Pokemon news - Black/White/Black 2/White 2 Global Link services ending, new wifi competition

by rawmeatcowboy
01 July 2013
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Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, White 2, X & Y - Global Link

- will open up for a special X & Y version on October 12th 2013
- 12 day long maintenance from the start of October
- from October 12th 2013, various Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 features will go offline.
- putting a Pokémon to sleep will go offline on December 10th 2013
- trial version of the Dream World will go offline on October 12th 2013
- new user registration will go offline on October 12th 2013
- GTS tracking for Gen V ends on January 14th 2014
- Rating Mode on Random Matchup goes offline on January 14th 2014
- WiFi Memory Link in Black 2 & White 2 also goes offline on January 14th 2014
- C-Gear, Musical and Pokédex Skin changing deactivates on January 14th
- waking up your Pokémon to get items and Pokémon also deactivates on January 14th
- wake your Pokémon up from the game side at any time
- ability to do so from the Global Link deactivates on January 14th
- Free Rating in the Random Matchup and all the other in-game online features will continue

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Competitions

- 2013 Global Showdown
- Single Battle using the National Pokédex barring Chatot
- seperated into three divisions; Junior, Senior and Master
- places not determined outside of Japan
- registration runs from July 19th 2013 to July 25th 2013
- tournament itself runs from July 26th to July 29th