‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ Release Date, Gameplay, News & Update: ‘Pokemon Go’ Characters Can be Transferred to Upcoming Game? Cross-Platform Compatibility Confirmed

By Christian Ver Marcelo , Updated Nov 10, 2016 08:38 AM EST

The Pokemon games have been keeping its fans busy and delighted with the recent news and revelations. For mobile, "Pokemon Go" will be receiving its Generation 2 update soon. For "Pokemon Sun and Moon," on the other hand, the release date is arriving very soon.

'Pokemon Sun and Moon'

Anyone even remotely updated with the latest in gaming surely would have already heard of "Pokemon Sun and Moon." The newest generation in the Pokemon franchise will be bringing a lot of new Alolan Pokemon, new gameplay mechanics, the introduction of Z-Moves and Ultra Beasts, and a whole lot more. "Pokemon Sun and Moon" will be arriving on November 18 for all its eager fans.

'Pokemon Sun and Moon' and 'Pokemon Go' Transfer

While the anticipation for the release of "Pokemon Sun and Moon" and the update for "Pokemon Go" are is truly exciting, there is a more interesting news that fans have to watch out for. There have been talks on Reddit that it is entirely possible to transfer Pokemon creatures across the two games.

This comes after many skilled fans have accessed the details and information of the "Pokemon Sun and Moon" and mined certain data from there. The revelation had been discovered in text file 70, which is where Pokemon originated according to Pokemongohub.

The Pokemon history file then reveals sources to a lot more regions where Pokemon can be obtained by the players in "Pokemon Sun and Moon." This would then include the Pokemon Link and the Poke Pelagio.

'Pokemon Sun and Moon' and 'Pokemon Go' Compatibility

This news may not come as a shock though for those who have been following the latest news on "Pokemon Sun and Moon." Game producer Junichi Masuda and director Shigeru Ohmori had hinted this feature before.

Masuda and Ohmori had considered linking "Pokemon Go" and "Pokemon Sun and Moon" way back in July. However, with the different appearance methods, catch rates, and overall gameplay mechanics in the two games, they still need to find a way to balance the feature.

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