A sweeping new adventure, set in the Sinnoh region of the Pokémon world, packed with new features - such as new ways to play online at the Wi-Fi Plaza over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and the ability to save your greatest victories in the Vs. Recorder - will electrify fans of the Pokémon series. A brand new Distortion World, governed by neither time nor space, also emerges, which provides a whole new gameplay challenge!
The epic story of Pokémon Platinum Version revolves around the legendary Renegade Pokémon, Giratina, appearing in its new Forme, the Origin Forme. Many other Legendary Pokémon are featured and can be captured in Platinum Version - from Dialga and Palkia, to the powerful Lake trio of Uxie, Azelf and Mesprit Perhaps most excitingly of all, one of the rarest and most popular Pokémon, Shaymin, available only on Pokémon Diamond Version and Pokémon Pearl Version through special events appears in a new Forme in Platinum Version. Transfer Shaymin from your Diamond Version or Pearl Version game to your copy of Platinum Version to discover the never before seen Sky Forme, with a new appearance, new attributes and special powers.
Your heroes appear in a new, special winter wardrobe in order to survive the freezing cold of wintry Sinnoh in Platinum Version. As you follow the main quest to put a stop to the sinister Team Galactic, completing side missions and contests along the way, you will - of course - engage in some serious battles... And when it comes to battling, Platinum Version certainly packs a punch!
Platinum Version is designed to make online play as simple and exciting as possible. In the basement of every Pokémon Centre is a Wi-Fi Plaza where up to 20 players can connect wirelessly and play games together in real-time. As well as trading and doing battle with friends with whom you have exchanged Friend Codes, there are a number of minigames available to play together in the Wi-Fi Club.