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Westfield Gets a Pokémon Center as London Pop-Up Opens Doors

Westfield Gets a Pokémon Center as London Pop-Up Opens Doors
With Pokémon fans lining up in droves to gain access to London’s own Pokémon pop-up last weekend, the Pokémon Center London has already been touted a smash hit by visitors.

To celebrate the upcoming release of new U.K.-inspired games “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield” on Nintendo Switch, the Pokémon London Center opened its doors on Oct. 18 to fans of all ages.

Having already introduced a purchase limit to visitors due to its popularity and consistently closing lines two hours into opening to stem the flow of consumers, the pop-up is attracting die-hard fans who are still flocking to Westfield to get their hands on their favorite Pokémon.

The first of its kind in the U.K., the new pop-up offers a huge array of unique licensed products including everything from homeware items to plush toys. The Pokémon Center London will run through Nov. 15.

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