Pokemon Center and Squishmallows have collaborated for the release of adorable Pikachu and Gengar plush toys.
The Squishmallows stuffed toys went on sale on Tuesday (November 22) in the US and UK and were sold out within a few hours.
Pokemon‘s Twitter page has teased that there are more to come in 2023. Here’s everything you need to know about the collaboration.
Pokemon’s Gengar and Pikachu Squishmallows
The exclusive plush toys from Pokemon and Squishmallows were released on Pokemon Center‘s official website on Tuesday, November 22 in the US and UK.
Pokemon has released a number of squishy and soft toys in the past, however, this is the first time the brand paired up with Squishmallows. Each plush toy is priced at $29.99.
While Pikachu and Gengar toys are sold out at this time, Pokemon’s official Twitter page has confirmed that there will be more coming in 2023. At the time of writing, the plush toys are yet to be released in Canada.
Make sure to follow Pokemon on Twitter for more information about the toys and updates on future stock.
The toys were teased on TikTok
The adorable and squishy toys were teased on Pokemon’s official TikTok profile prior to their official release this week.
The TikTok video sees the Pikachu and Gengar toys being dropped on a couch as they bounce together in slow motion.
One user predicted that the toys will be gone so quick and commented: “They’re gonna go out of stock so fast.”
“Please have enough for us to get one I feel like these are going to sell out within seconds,” another comment under the video read.
A third used joked: “This drop might crash your site.”
In other Squishmallows news, the beloved brand of stuffed toys is currently on a tour across the United States to meet fans.
In a new Twitter post, the company confirmed that they have added three new locations as part of the tour. The Squish Tour is coming to Atlanta on November 30, Jacksonville on December 3 and Miami on December 4.
The brand has also confirmed that there will be more dates and locations added in 2023.
Moreover, Squishmallows recently received the Toy of the Year and People’s Choice at the 2022 TOTY Awards.