Adults are acting like children and ruining the Pokémon 25th anniversary McDonald’s Happy Meal promotion

Adults are acting like children and ruining the Pokémon 25th anniversary McDonald’s Happy Meal promotion

Yesterday, McDonald’s and The Pokémon Company dispatched an advancement praising the 25th commemoration of the Pokémon wonder. As a component of the festival, McDonald’s given a unique memorial Happy Meal box styled after Pokémon lead Pikachu. The actual crate is charming, yet there’s something shockingly better inside: an extraordinary sponsor pack of Pokémon Trading Card Game cards. Each pack contains four cards and there are 50 cards to gather altogether: 25 customary cards highlighting Pokémon characters and 25 foil variants of similar cards.
Adults are acting like children and ruining the Pokémon 25th anniversary McDonald’s Happy Meal promotion photo by eurogamer

The issue is, numerous guardians and youngsters are thinking that its difficult to really get any of these cards when purchasing a Pokémon Happy Meal since grown-up gatherers or hawkers are plunging in first to snatch them all up for themselves or, more regrettable, sell them on eBay or Twitter.

A basic pursuit uncovers how insane things are, for certain individuals bragging purchasing over twelve Pokémon Happy Meals all at once to get the cards.

However, more regrettable than individuals gathering up 10,000 calories worth of happy meal for the cards are individuals misusing an imperfection in the advancement. Some McDonald’s stores let you request a solitary Pokémon Happy Meal and afterward add extra Pokémon card packs as a “side thing” to the request.


What’s more, hello, I get it. Pokémon is in its 25th year, so normally, many individuals who are grown-ups now grew up with the critters as kids and they are basically geeked over the sentimentality hit. Yet, in the event that all the grown-ups keep grabbing up the Pokémon Happy Meals and exchanging cards, there won’t be any left for the new age of Pokémon fans.

Ideally, Mcdonald’s will cure the present circumstance soon. Preferably, the organization ought to in any event not permit the Pokémon commemoration card packs to be purchased as different side things with just a solitary Happy Meal buy. We’ve connected with McDonald’s and The Pokémon Company for input on the matter and will refresh this post in the event that we hear back.