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Tamagotchi which is a very famous digital toy in the ’90s will come back in 2019 with our beloved Pokémon: Eevee. This is not the first time a Pokémon digital pet was released. We already have two Pikachu versions which were out in 1998 and 2010. However, this Eevee Tamagotchi is the first official collaboration between Tamagotchi and The Pokémon Company. Therefore, a lot of Pokémon fan and Tamagotchi fan are very excited about this Pokemon Tamagotchi.

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8 Eevee evolutions

The Eevee Tamagotchi lets fans raise their Pokémon to 8 Eevee evolutions include Espeon, Umbreon, Sylveon,  Jolteon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Vaporeon, and Flareon. However, users cannot decide who Eevee will evolve to. It depends on users’ care and how they interact with their Eevee.  Eevee Tamagotchi has two versions: “I love you” (brown) and “Colorful friends” (pink)

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"I love you" form and "Colorful friend" form

According to Bandai, Eevee Tamagotchi will be sold in Japan on 26th Jan next year. The Tamagotchi will cost 2,300 yen (about 1443 Rupee). Until now, there is no official announcement about the price oversea but base on the original price, it won't cost too much to get one version (or two maybe).

Tamagotchi is a virtual pet simulation game, which has a size fit your pocket. The first Tamagotchi was introduced in 23rd November 1996 by Bandai and come across the world in 1997 and became a phenomenon in the early 2000s. Almost every kid to own a Tamagotchi and do everything to make their pet happy. Up to 2017, Bandai has sold 82 millions of Tamagotchis. Last year, Bandai celebrated their 20 years anniversary by re-releasing the original 1997 version with 6 colors. This Tamagotchi has 7 new species which are designed more modernly. They are more expensive than  Eevee Tamagotchi with 2916 yen (about 1830 rupee)

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Tamagotchis for 20 years anniversary

If you want to know more about Tamagotchi history, check out these websites Polygon’s podcast, The History of Fun or simply search it on the Internet.