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caption=Screenshot from update|
caption=Scan showing the upgrade in Japan. |
weekday=Thursday |
day=22 |
year=2009 |
time=02:10:18 |
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tagline=Pokémon.com mailbag states "No plans" for an update, according to Pokémon.com |
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[[File:Mpr platinumscreen.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Screenshot from My Pokémon Ranch's Platinum update allows {{p|Giratina}}'s {{bp|Form differences#Giratina|Origin Forme}}.]]
The Pokémon.com mailbag has revealed that there are no plans to release the {{game|Platinum}} update for {{bp|My Pokémon Ranch}} to North American Wii systems.
Information regarding the future of {{bp|My Pokémon Ranch}} has come to light following an announcement on the Pokémon.com mailbag.
 
My Pokémon Ranch was released in early 2008, and is compatible with {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s}}. Following the release of {{game|Platinum}} later that year, an update was released for Japanese players. InternationalThe playersupdate, hadavailable beenfor waitingdownload toin updateJapan since theirNovember games5, but2008, anallowed recentthe announcementPlatinum-exclusive mayformes seefor them{{p|Giratina}}, waiting{{p|Shaymin}}, forever.and Pokémon.com's{{p|Rotom}} mailbagto (anbe officialstored publicationon usuallyMy publishedPokémon twiceRanch, aalong month)with todayseveral postedother thenew following question and answer:features.
 
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:;Question
::"I am wondering if there will be a ''Pokémon™ Platinum Version'' update for ''Pokémon™ Ranch''?"
:;Answer
::"I'm afraid there are currently no plans to make ''My Pokemon Ranch'' compatible with ''Pokémon Platinum Version'', but we'll let you know if anything changes. |Pokémon.com mailbag}}
 
The update, available for download in Japan since November 5, 2008, allowed the Platinum-exclusive forms for {{p|Giratina}}, {{p|Shaymin}}, and {{p|Rotom}} to be stored on My Pokémon Ranch, along with several other new features.
 
No word has come from Nintendo USA on the matter, and some fans are discounting this announcement as unofficial. However, according to the article, any further announcement was to be made only if there was a change.
 
==References==
* [http://www.pokemon.com/#mailbag Current mailbag on Pokémon.com]
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