Pokemon Global Link Service Ending 2014

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No, don’t panic.  That doesn’t mean Nintendo’s giving up on wi-fi/online multiplayer for the Pokemon series.  No, what it means is that the gen 5 Global Link service (used for Pokemon Black, White, Black 2 and White 2) will be shut down and replaced entirely by the Pokemon X and Y Global Link service, rendering online multiplayer for gen 5 impossible. The new Global Link service will start in October, and the gen 5 one will be permanently shut down on Tuesday January 14th 2014. So if you’ve got any Pokemon Black and White/Black and White 2 battling or trading you need done, get it out the way by the end of the year since the games online multiplayer will […]