BMW has revealed a Pokémon-themed model of its all-electric Mini Aceman idea automotive as a part of a MINI x Pokémon collaboration.
Proven throughout a barely weird section of Gamescom’s Opening Night time Stay, as hosted by Geoff Keighley, there was plenty of flowery brand-focused language however not a lot in the best way of specifics. It is a idea automotive with “gaming options”, though precisely what which means was by no means actually defined.
The automotive seems to show plenty of neat Pokémon graphics throughout the sprint, however Oliver Heilmer, head of Mini design and the chap Keighley was questioning concerning the car, confirmed his easiest media-training strikes by deflecting the primary query to speak some fluff about Gamescom, after which main the dialog into very particular… nothingness. Mini is greater than a automotive, you see; it is a character you associate with to discover the street.
Apparently, this collab is a match made in heaven as a result of Pikachu is an electrical kind and the automotive additionally runs on electrical energy — will need to have taken the advertising group two, perhaps three complete seconds to give you that one. Excellent news for Ash and his favorite Pocket Monster, although, as they are going to presumably be capable to keep on the street of their natty set of wheels whereas avoiding crippling power value will increase as the price of dwelling disaster grips nations throughout the globe.
Apparently, you may join your gaming console to this Mini, however once more, no specifics got. ‘Play on’ is the motto behind this collab. Thank goodness they managed to squeeze that important bit of information in, in any other case we might be left with questions.
So sure. A bizarre section, to make certain. However hey, a minimum of this bit wasn’t space-based. We had been disillusioned that Geoff did not ask Oliver his favorite Pokémon as he mentioned he would, although.
BMW Weblog has extra data concerning the automotive. Try the video under (skip to the top for the Pokémon bit):
Perplexed? Confused? Drained? Time for mattress. Tell us your ideas on the Mini Aceman Concept and the way it appeals to players under. And tell us your guesses for the designer’s favorite Pokémon, too. Let’s get some puns out of this on the very least.