Orchard MRT Station Covered In Pokémon Posters Ahead Of Scarlet & Violet Edition Launch

Orchard MRT Covered With Pokémon Posters To Promote Release Of New Nintendo Switch Game

Most of the time, MRT stations and trains in Singapore exhibit colourful decor to mark festive occasions.

But Orchard MRT station is sporting a new look in line with a different yet equally exciting event — the upcoming release of the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Edition on Nintendo Switch.

Pokémon fans may want to drop by the station soon to take in the posters in all their glory.

Orchard MRT station commemorates Pokémon Scarlet & Violet launch

On Friday (4 Nov), Pokémon Singapore shared a series of photos on Facebook of Orchard MRT station covered in posters promoting the launch of the new game.

Source: Pokémon Singapore on Facebook

Graphics of the new starter Pokémons cover the station’s pillars, greeting commuters on the main platform. Besides adorning entire pillars, various Pokémons including the beloved Pikachu mark each gantry, as if welcoming you to the station or waving goodbye as you leave.

Source: Pokémon Singapore on Facebook

Besides Pikachu, the gantries feature alternating starter Pokémons like Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly, so you can choose to pass through the one you like best.

Source: Pokémon Singapore on Facebook

Meanwhile, large posters of the legendary Pokémons Koraidon and Miraidon are on display on some walls, giving fans a glimpse of what they can expect when they play the game.

Source: Pokémon Singapore on Facebook

With their fierce yet majestic appearances, it feels like they’re standing guard to ensure our safe travels.

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet available worldwide on 18 Nov

According to Polygon, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will be released on 18 Nov on Nintendo Switch.

The developers announced the first details of the game, such as the names, on Pokémon Day in February.

The advertisements at Orchard MRT, however, will only be available from 3 to 30 Nov 2022, so do head down to catch a glimpse of them soon before they disappear.

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Featured images adapted from Pokémon Singapore on Facebook

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