March Service Termination for Pokémon TV App
An announcement was made on the official website by the Pokémon Company on Monday stating that the Pokémon TV app will terminate its services on March 28. Following this date, users will be unable to obtain the Pokémon TV app from Google Play, the App Store, Roku Channel Store, Amazon Appstore, Nintendo eShop, and Pokémon.com.
Users who have already installed the app will be allowed to access the content until the end of March.
Anime content from this franchise will still be available to stream on other platforms such as Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, YouTube, among others.
The Pokémon TV was started in 2010 as a free service for fans to watch content from the franchise. The service was accessible on the internet browser, app stores, Google Play, Prime Video, Roku, and the Nintendo eShop.
The series, Pokémon Horizons: The Series is expected to debut in the United States, exclusively on Netflix, on February 23. This anime was launched in Japan in the previous April with a one-hour opener. The show typically airs on Fridays at 6:55 p.m. JST (4:55 a.m. EDT).