Tesco offers special Serial Code Gift with Pokemon X & Y in UK

Monday, 7th October 2013 14:51 GMT By Dave Owen

Pokemon X & Y launch worldwide this week, and Tesco wants UK trainers to buy it from them. In co-operation with Nintendo they’re offering a Serial Code with purchases of promotional copies of either version of the game, which can be redeemed for 12 Quick Balls.

As all good Pokemon trainers know, a Quick Ball gives you a higher chance of a successful capture if it’s used early on in a battle. 12 won’t help you catch ‘em all, but it’s a start!

Pokemon X & Y are released on Nintendo 3DS worldwide on October 12.

Thanks, Nintendo Life.



  1. monkeygourmet

    Well… I don’t know what a ‘quick ball’ is, but it sounds romantic!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. jay8ee

    Hmm this probably means there’s built in functionality for micros-transactions. Yay…

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Hirmetrium

    @2: No, it was detailed end of last week – you have the ability to redeem codes as part of the online features. There’s no micro-transaction ability in-game, just promotional stuff.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Dave Owen

    For what it’s worth, I interviewed Junichi Masuda last year and asked what his thoughts on micro-transactions were… he looked at me like I was scum for even suggesting it.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Dave Cook

    @4 I’m interviewing him on Wednesday. I’ll know to avoid that topic then :P

    #5 1 year ago
  6. silkvg247

    I’ll stick with my GAME order, I want me pokeball thing

    #6 1 year ago
  7. MrWaffles

    @1 I lol’d

    for two full seconds.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Volac

    The lovely people from ShowVideoGames on twitch are gonna be doing a 720 Hour Pokemon Marathon of X and Y on October 12th – November 12th. You’ll be able to battle them during the marathon if you have the game. There will be a lot of fun during the stream and they want to make a big Pokemon community come check them out.

    #8 1 year ago

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