You are a person with many hobbies and, since gaming is also one of them, one of the things you would like to do in your free time is download and play Pokémon games on PC. In fact, you remember with nostalgia the times when you used to play exchanging Pokémon cards with friends and, now that technology has evolved, you are trying to understand if there are computer games dedicated to the famous Japanese monsters.
Well, if this is the case, you must first know that, unfortunately, most of the Pokémon games have been released on consoles and are not available for download on PC. However, if you want to succeed in your intent to download Pokémon games on PC I can provide you with my help, suggesting some alternative solutions. Did you know that you can play the Pokémon trading card game on PC and that, using an emulator for Android, you can play Pokémon games made available on smartphones and tablets with the Google operating system from your computer?
If the answer to this question of mine is no, then know that you have come across the right tutorial. In the course of my guide I will explain what options are available to you to download Pokémon games to your computer. Are you ready to get started? Sit comfortably in front of your computer and pay close attention to the information I will give you in this tutorial. As usual, before we start, I wish you a good read and in this case a good time too!
- How to download Pokémon TCG Online on PC
- Other Pokémon games on PC
- How to download an Android emulator on PC
- How to download Pokémon games on PC
How to Download Pokémon TCG Online on PC
If you are a fan of Pokémon games you will be happy to know that it is possible to play the trading card game GCC Pokémon Online on PC, by downloading this title to your computer. If you don't know what game it was, know that Pokémon TCG Online is nothing more than a digital transposition of the famous Pokémon-themed trading card game.
To play this game on your computer you have to go to the official website of the famous franchise owned by The Pokémon Company in order to download the game. To do this, you will therefore need to use a browser to browse the Internet such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and click on this link which refers directly to the section of the game that will allow you to download it.
Once you have displayed this web page on the screen you will have to click on the section in which there is the wording Play the Pokémon TCG Online Download it and start playing right away!. You will then be redirected to the section on downloading this game on your Windows computer.
To download Pokémon TCG Online to your Windows computer you will then need to click on the orange button with the download symbol which you can see next to the wording Windows.
Once you click on the button in question, the download of the installation file named PokemonInstaller.msi, at the end of the download you will have to start it by double clicking on it in order to start its installation.
The installation procedure is quite simple and immediate, in any case you just need to follow my instructions step by step. To install the Pokémon trading card game on your computer you will first have to press the button Next.
Choose now whether to keep the default installation path by clicking on the button Next or whether to change it by pressing the button Browse ... and then complete the game installation by pressing the button install.
At the end of the installation make sure that there is a check mark next to the wording Launch Pokémon Trading Card Game Online and then press the button Finish.
At this point you will have finished downloading and installing the game which will now start automatically.
You will then have to wait for the download of some additional files before being able to view the main screen through which you can register free of an account by pressing the button Start or login with your account details Pokémon Trainer Club pressing the button Log In.
Other Pokémon Games on PC
If you like Pokémon games but do not want to download software on your computer then you can go to the official website dedicated to the famous Japanese monsters and play online mini games that are accessible directly from the browser.
To do this, you must first start the browser that you usually use to browse the Internet so that you can go to this specific link that refers directly to the mini games section of the www.pokemon.com site.
Through this web page you can start the execution of some Pokémon themed games: to do this, simply scroll down this web page in order to view the list of all available mini games.
After that, just click on their preview image to launch them. The games will launch directly through your computer's browser and may require the Flash Player plugin to be launched in some cases.
How to Download an Android Emulator on PC
Following the considerable diffusion of Android smartphones and tablets, as well as iPhones and iPads, the development of many Pokémon games has moved towards these platforms, as these are much more accessible to many players.
There are in fact several Pokémon-themed games on mobile devices but, in case your device is not performing enough from the hardware point of view and therefore does not support the download, you can turn to the use of an Android emulator. Thanks to the latter you can, in fact, emulate the Android operating system on your computer and thus make sure you download and play Pokémon games.
In this regard, in the following lines I will show you how to download and configure BlueStacks, one of the most famous Android emulators, so you can use it for the purpose you have proposed. BlueStacks, in fact, it is one of the best free Android emulators and can be installed and configured in a simple and immediate way, thus not requiring complex procedures for its use. Before starting, however, I would like to point out that, since this emulator is free, inside you will find advertising banners that come in the form of tips for installing sponsored apps. If you want to remove them, you have to purchase a subscription at a price of $ 4 / month or $ 40 / year.
To download this software connected on the website and, on the main page displayed, first press the button Download BlueStacks, then click Download, to start downloading the installation file.
Then wait for the executable file to be completely downloaded to your computer (this may take a few minutes), in order to begin the installation procedure of the emulator on Windows and macOS, through the instructions I am about to give you.
To install BlueStacks on Windows, after the download of the executable file (.exe), double click on it, to start it and then press the button Yes if requested in the User Account Control. Now click on the entry Install now, then wait for the automatic download of all the files necessary for the program to function correctly. When done, click the button Complete.
Su MacOSinstead, after having fetched the file with extension .dmg, start it by double clicking on it. On the next screen, double click on the emulator icon, in order to start the installer and confirm your willingness to start the program by pressing the button apri.
Once this is done, press on first Continuation and then Install, type the password of your Mac and press on the item Install assistant. At this point, wait a few minutes for the automatic installation to be completed, then press the button Apri the system preference, if requested.
The panel will open settings Mac: In this section, first click Allow and then press on the icon padlock, located at the bottom left. We are almost there: to finish the installation of the BlueStacks emulator on macOS, type the password on the Mac and then press on Unlock.
After installing BlueStacks you have to configure it using a Google account that you have. In this case, the procedure for doing this is the same for both Windows and macOS.
Then press on Start, then point to yours email address (or yours telephone number) and the password in the appropriate text fields you see on the screen. Now press on first forward, then on I accept and finally on Get started with BlueStacks.
After all these preliminary operations you can finally see the BlueStacks home screen and you can then start using the Android emulator to download Pokémon games to your computer.
Then click on the PlayStore (it is called Google Play) in order to start the virtual store of Android devices through which to download Pokémon games on PC, through the procedures I am about to provide you.
How to Download Pokémon Games on PC
Once you have launched the Google Play Store you can use this virtual store to download all the Pokémon games that are available on Android.
What I advise you to do first is to locate the list of all Pokémon games published on Android mobile devices in order to view them and choose which one to download.
Then click on the bar at the top corresponding to the wording Google Play in such a way as to display the text field dedicated to the search and, through the internal search engine, you will then have to type the term Pokémon then pressing the button Submit from the keyboard of your computer in order to confirm the desire to filter the search, thus displaying all the Pokémon games present in the Android Play Store.
Downloading a game through this emulator is very simple as you will have to perform the exact same operation that is done to download games on Android mobile devices. Then click on the icon of the game or app you want to download and then press the button Install and then on the button Accept to start the download.
If you are asked to complete the configuration of your account, click on the button Continue and, if asked to add a payment option, press the button Ignore to avoid adding a payment method: it is in fact a non-mandatory option.
Once the game has finished downloading, you will be able to see the button on the screen apri through which you can start the game and play it on your computer through this emulator. Good fun!