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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl pre-order bonus guide

Where to pre-order the latest Pokémon adventure

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The main character from sitting alongside Pikachu and friends in a flower patch in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl Image: The Pokémon Company/ILCA, Inc.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl pre-orders are now available ahead of the game’s Nov. 19, 2021 launch on Nintendo Switch. These remakes of the originals from 2007 sport many features of the past titles with modern graphics and updates. For those pre-ordering the game, you should know about bonuses and what comes in the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack.

This Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl buying guide will give you all the info you need before you pre-order the game. This guide details how to get all the pre-order bonuses and explains what unique items come from different retailers.


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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl digital pre-order

There are three different versions of this Pokémon remake that you can pre-order digitally. You can pre-order stand-alone copies of either Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Pokémon Brilliant Diamond directly from the Nintendo eShop for $59.99 each. If you want both games, you can pre-order the $119.99 Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack, which contains downloads for both titles.

Each digital pre-order of the game comes with two bonuses: A Manaphy Egg and 12 Quick Balls. The digital pre-order of the Double Pack comes with three bonuses: A Manaphy Egg, 12 Quick Balls, and 200 Poké Balls.


Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl physical pre-order

If you pre-order Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl physically from retailers for $59.99, you will get one less bonus than the digital versions.

Individual pre-orders of both games come with a single bonus: A Manaphy Egg. A physical pre-order of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack for $119.99 will come with two bonuses: A Manaphy Egg and 12 Quick Balls.

Pre-order Pokémon Brilliant Diamond physical: Amazon | Target
Pre-order Pokémon Shining Pearl physical: Amazon | Target
Pre-order The Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack physical: Amazon | Target


Best Buy pre-order bonus

Best Buy is offering an exclusive keychain that features all three starter Pokémon from the game (Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup) when you pre-order the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack for $119.99.


GameStop pre-order bonus

If you pre-order the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack from GameStop for $119.98, you’ll receive a set of two pins, featuring the Pokémon Dialga and Palkia.


Walmart pre-order bonus

If you pre-order the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack for $119.88 from Walmart, you will receive a set of three pens featuring the starter Pokémon Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup.


Pokémon Center pre-order bonus

The Pokémon Center pre-order bonus for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl for $119.99 comes with plush keychains of the three starters: Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup. If you buy a single copy of either game for $59.99, you will randomly receive one of the three keychains. If you pre-order the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack, you receive all three plush keychains.