Great news, Filipino Pokémon fans! McDonald’s Philippines has officially brought the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) to Happy Meals. Truly, a fantastic collaboration between McDonald’s and Pokémon that kicked off on November 17, 2023.

In September, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg made headlines by purchasing around 6,000 McDonald’s Happy Meals – Pokémon TCG theme for his team. Now, the Pokémon TCG Happy Meals are available at McDonald’s Philippines. Get it at McDo stores nationwide, accessible via front counters, take-out counters. Also, through Self-Ordering Kiosks, and Drive-Thru purchases, Furthermore, you can avail through GrabFood, foodpanda, PickARoo, and GLife until December 14, 2023.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All!

The Pokémon TCG Happy Meals in the Philippines offer ten (10) card box choices, each corresponding to the ongoing promotion of Pokémon Scarlet Violet.

Available choices include:

  • Pikachu (Scarlet version)
  • Pikachu (Violet version)
  • Sprigatito (Scarlet version)
  • Sprigatito (Violet version)
  • Quaxly (Scarlet version)
  • Quaxly (Violet version)
  • Fuecoco (Scarlet version)
  • Fuecoco (Violet version)
  • Cetitan (Scarlet version)
  • Cetitan (Violet version)

I know many of you were hoping to see Lechonk among the choices. Unfortunately, our cute lil’ “Lechon-inspired Pokémon” didn’t make it, not even in the international releases. It’s worth noting that Klawf also didn’t make it to the PH edition. However, You can collect these Pokémon TCG card boxes Philippine edition by purchasing the McDo’s Happy Meal, with each purchase offering one (1) card box. For further details about the promo, click here.

As of now, I’ve already collected two TCG card boxes—Pikachu (Violet) and Fuecoco (Scarlet)—and I’m eager to collect more whenever I visit the nearest McDonald’s.

Pokémon TCG in the Philippines

In August this year, the Pokémon Company hosted an official Pokémon TCG event, and I was fortunate enough to receive an invite to the Pokémon TCG U-17 Tournament. This event aimed to introduce the Trading Card Game to younger generations of Pokémon fans.

I also had the privilege of meeting Mr. Arakawa, the Manager overseeing business development for Pokémon in the Philippines. He shared his team’s plans with the Pokémon Company to intensify the promotion of the Pokémon Trading Card games in the country with exciting projects. We’re thrilled that the Pokémon TCG x McDo Happy Meals collaboration has now reached the Philippines! Head to the nearest McDonald’s and “Collect ‘Em All” now!

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