Pokemon Crystal will come to 3DS through the Virtual Console service! A lot of new features are added for this Pokemon Crystal 3DS version. In addition, the game will also get a physical release in Japan and Europe.
Pokemon Crystal 3DS Features
- Story and gameplay will be tweaked
- A playable female character is available, for the first time in the entire series!
- It will have compatibility with Pokémon Bank, a paid service that allows players to transfer Pokémon from older titles into newer ones.
- It will players to encounter the legendary Pokémon, Celebi, after completing the game. In the original console, it’s nearly impossible to fight it since the pokemon only appears in a timed event when the game first came out.
- It will support 3DS communication system.
- Will only be playable in 2D.
Pokemon Crystal Physical Release
As stated above, Japan and Europe will be getting the game’s physical release. The game doesn’t come with the physical software, but a download code and a box.
In addition, Japan will get several bonus items: catridge-style magnet, game manual-style sticker, and a poster showing all the Johto Region Pokémon and their type affinities.