Starting on Jan. 1, 2015 will be a new promotion held by Daiichi Pan for the Pokémon Card Game. Each 2-pack of Choco Bread and Ham Mayonnaise Bread will also include one of five possible promotional cards: Pikachu, Fennekin, Hawlucha, Meowth, or Inkay. The Pikachu, Fennekin, and Hawlucha are specially stamped prints of previously released promotional cards, while the Meowth and Inkay are brand new promotional cards, complete with complementary artwork.
The second wave of Nintendo's line of Amiibo figures, which includes Lucario and 10 other characters from various Nintendo franchises, has had its Australia and New Zealand release date moved from February 2015 to January 29th, 2015.
The online simulator for the Trading Card Game received an update, revealing three upcoming Black Star Promos in full. To be released in February 2015, the promotional Diancie-EX and M Diancie-EX from the Mega Diancie-EX Premium Collection were given promo numbers XY43 and XY44, and the Gallade-EX Box promotional Gallade-EX will be released as XY45. The Diancie promos will be available starting Feb. 4, 2015, while the Gallade-EX will be released one day later on Feb. 5, 2015.
A pair of Figure Collections have been announced for release on March 4, 2015. The Primal Groudon Collection and Primal Kyogre Collection will each come with a figure of their respective Primal Reversion Pokémon, four booster packs from recent expansions, and a promotional card of either Kyogre or Groudon. The box has an MSRP of $19.99.