Nintendo’s eShop is currently down in Europe and North America and another disappointing announcement has come out from the international video game publishing firm responsible for The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros., and more. Today Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter will not arrive on schedule. The $4.99 fee for the Pokemon Bank / Poke Transporter combination is meant for transferring a players’ Pokemon from old Pokemon games to the newly released Pokemon X and Pokemon Y titles.
This is not the first hiccup in the release of these titles. Nintendo also had to patch the game due to large areas corrupting save files and even released a map before the patch showing players exactly where they should and should not save their file in order to prevent corruption of the files. Pokemon Bank offers a 30 day free trial whenever it launches and allows up to 3,000 Pokemon to be stored per player.
**UPDATE: So it seems the US / EU eShop is back online but the Pokemon Bank was originally on there and has been removed instead. Hopefully nobody had their 30 day free trials activated while they sit here waiting for Nintendo to release the app again.
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