okémon Sun and Pokémon Moon (ポケットモンスター サン・ムーン Poketto Monsutā San & Mūn?) are two upcoming role-playing video games in the Pokémon series developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokémon Company. The games are set to be released in November 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS handheld game console, commemorating the franchise's 20th anniversary.
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Concept art shown during the initial announcement of the games indicated that Pokémon Centers and Poké Marts would receive updates to their respective designs. IGN and Kotaku noted an abundance of vehicles in the concept art, including a fire engine, a pickup truck, and an ambulance, some of them ridden in by Pokémon. Pokémon Sun and Moon is the first entry in the series to be available in Chinese, both Simplified and Traditional. In a video centered around the games on May 10, 2016, the games' starter Pokémon were revealed as Rowlet (Grass-Flying), Litten (Fire), and Popplio (Water). Th