New details of Pokemon Platinum from the latest CoroCoro magazine have been revealed. I’ve posted all of the new tidbits below and if you want to check out the scans, then you can go here.
- Pokemon Platinum will release in Japan on September 13th, 2008 for 4,800 yen.
- Team Galactic is the villain once again, but they have taken things up a notch.
- The Battle Frontier returns and is located in the Fight Area. There are various areas in the Battle Frontier, and one of them is the Battle Tower.
- The WiFi area has more features and can now host up to 20 people.
- There’s more to making Poffins now, and it involves throwing berries into a Swalot machine. This can be done in the WiFi area as well.
- You can now record your battles with the Battle Recorder. You can go to the improved GTS in Jubilife City and send your battles to your friends as well.
- Both of Shaymin’s forms will be in the game, as well as both of Giratina’s forms.
- Shaymin’s Sky Form’s ability is Serene Grace and Giratina’s Origin Form’s ability is Levitate.
- There are new sprites for Pokemon.
- Of the new characters that were revealed in the past, one is from Team Galactic and another is from a police force hunting down Team Galactic.