The love relationship between Ed Sheeran and Pokemon continues.
I love a good pop star/video game crossover, and they are quite common these days. As part of the upcoming release of and,Pokemon teamed up with global pop sensation Ed Sheeran, who has new songs for the game. It''s called Celestial, and the music video is now out, featuring familiar faces like Squirtle, Pikachu, Machamp, and Snorlax, just to name a few. Fans are looking at it as an end credits song or as an
Ed Sheeran has also collaborated with the Pokemon brand for the first time last year. During the virtual concert, players might find out more about his most popular songs, including a Squirtle wearing sunglasses. Last year, Rapper Post Malone organized a virtual concert for Pokemon enthusiasts to commemorate its 25th anniversary.
On a new track, we have teamed up with @edsheeran! Celestial will be revealed in Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet!????
Check out the full video featuring Squirtle, Pikachu, Machamp, Snorlax, and more: https://t.co/3jhj6QbnpJ pic.twitter.com/5nIRPotcej
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Personally I would love to see more songs written specifically for games. Movies license well-known artists for their projects every time thats how we got bangers like Sunflower by Post Malone and Swae Lee for or All the Stars by Kendrick Lamar and SZA for.
That''s not to say this hasn''t been implemented already for games, though the example that comes to mind is the cover of Stand by Me, which was the theme song for the 2018 World Championship, and the new Ed Sheeran number.