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The Pokémon Crystal Version game is back with new features! The game is available now via the Virtual Console service for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.



Pokémon Crystal was originally released for the Game Boy Color system in 2000, and for the first time in the core Pokemon series of games, players could choose a female player character. This Virtual Console release now invites you to explore the Johto region again—or for the first time.


  • You can experience an adventure through Johto based on the Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version games, but with updated features and added story elements specific to Pokémon Crystal Version.
  • You’ll get the chance to encounter the Mythical Pokémon Celebi in an event after completing the main adventure.
  • You can meet the mysterious character Eusine and find out how he’s linked to the Legendary Pokémon Suicune.
  • You can battle and trade with friends using local wireless.*

You can learn more about the game at the


*Additional games and systems required. Sold separately.

Game in 2D.

ESRB Rating: Everyone