Tamagotchi Connection Returns in July 2024! Celebrate 20 Years with New Features & Classic Gameplay

Tamagotchi Connection Returns in July 2024! Celebrate 20 Years with New Features & Classic Gameplay

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By Anthony Teo on 16 May 2024

In a delightful blast from the past, Bandai announces the re-release of the Tamagotchi Connection, commemorating its 20th anniversary. This iconic digital pet that made its debut in 2004 is making a comeback with sales kicking off on July 9, 2024. The new edition promises to transport users back in time with six vibrant color options: Ice Cream, Bubbles, Rainbow Sky, Clear Retro, Blue, and Pink Graffiti.


It's back! The Tamagotchi Connection returns in July 2024 to celebrate 20 years!Photo from X | All Ages of Geek

Maintaining the essence of the original, the 2024 Tamagotchi Connection comes equipped with a handy ball chain for attachment to backpacks or other personal items, allowing owners to carry their virtual companions wherever they go. It continues to offer interactive experiences such as games, feeding routines, and comprehensive care activities that directly influence the pet's growth and character traits.

Gift-giving, games, & raising a virtual pet! Tamagotchi Connection's back with new features & classic fun!Photo from tamagotchi-official.

Financially engaging, players can earn Gotchi Points and amass a collection of over 150 different items aimed at enhancing their Tamagotchi's well-being. One of the most exciting features is the infrared connectivity which facilitates interactions between devices. Pets can now exchange gifts, participate in mutual games, or foster relationships that may lead to the creation of new Tamagotchi offspring.

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Over 50 characters to collect!Photo from tamagotchi-official

Expanding gameplay further, this iteration introduces an advanced training feature that builds upon the foundational discipline techniques from previous versions, offering richer interaction possibilities. The revival also includes fan-favorite characters such as Mametchi, Kuchipatchi, and Memetchi, among others, bringing the total to over 50 characters that can be collected and nurtured.

Choose your favorite Tamagotchi Connection color: Ice Cream, Bubbles, Rainbow Sky & more! Which one will you hatch?Photo from tamagotchi-official

Priced at $29.99, the Tamagotchi Connection is available for pre-order on Amazon.com, appealing to both new followers keen on experiencing the charm of digital pets and old fans eager to rekindle their childhood joys. Whether you're a nostalgic adult or a curious newcomer, this updated classic offers a unique blend of fun, responsibility, and connection.

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