Minccino C-Gear skin available internationally
The promotional Minccino-themed C-Gear skin, Twinkle☆Minccino, is now available via password for international players of the Pokémon Global Link. By entering the password "PGLWELCOME" (case sensitive) on the Minccino page under Promotions, players gain the option to use the Twinkle☆Minccino skin by selecting it in Customise. This promotion will run until July 14, 2012.
This occurs after the Pokémon Global Link underwent extended maintenance for the announcement of the results of the Global Battle Union's Season 1 results. These results are available on the Pokémon Global Battle Union website. The top 100 players overall get the ability to use the exclusive Red Trophy avatar. Season 2 will run from June 29, 2011 to September 27, 2011.
Additionally, the promotion which allows players to obtain one of Eevee's evolutions finishes on July 20. This date is actually one day later than was originally announced. Players who completed the Play to Befriend a Pokémon! minigame must claim their Pokémon before this date, or miss out on obtaining it. Once this Pokémon is on the friend board, or has been transferred to a Pokémon Black or White game, it will not expire on this date, even if left uncaught in the Entralink Forest.