The official launch date forÂ Pokemon X & Y has been announced, and that date will be October 12th, 2013. This was announced during an E3 Nintendo Direct, along with new information about the newÂ Pokemon type, and screenshots in the trailer.Â Pokemon X & Y will be introducing a newÂ Pokemon type, dubbed Fairy.
They described Sylveon as anÂ “intertwining Pokemon that can manipulate its ribbonlike feelers at will and can emit from them an aura that can calm people and other Pokemon”. Along with this announcement, a newÂ Pokemon of the Sound Wave family and Bug-Flying typeÂ Pokemon were introduced, named Noivern (Sound wave) and Vivillon.
There is also a newÂ feature namedÂ Pokemon-Amie, which allows you to take care of yourÂ Pokemon on the touchscreen of the 3DS. Things like petting and feeding yourÂ Pokemon will strengthen the bond between you and yourÂ Pokemon, and will in turn helps you in future battles.