Pokémon Shuffle is now on iOS in the USA and Europe. It was released in Japan a few weeks ago on both iOS and Android. We assume that the Android version for everyone else is coming soon.
Another thing to note is that on the iOS version, power-ups like Moves +5 and Great Balls cost more coins. This is a bit frustrating for those who've already played it knowing that running out of coins equal the paywall barrier that free-to-play games lead to. Jewels do seem to cost the same.
We'll have more information on the podcast once we get to dive in and see how different it is or it's not.
Published by The Pokémon Company, Pokémon Shuffle Mobile is an exciting puzzle game where fans can deal damage against wild Pokémon by matching three or more Pokémon vertically or horizontally. Wild Pokémon that are defeated can be caught when a stage is cleared. By utilizing Mega-Evolved Pokémon, levelling up their own Pokémon, and matching types with wild Pokémon, players can battle through difficult stages. Fans can check on their friends’ progress via Facebook and help them progress by sending mini Hearts. Hearts are used whenever a stage is played, and five mini Hearts make a whole Heart. With over 150 Pokémon available at launch, deep strategy-driven gameplay, intuitive controls, and dazzling visuals, Pokémon Shuffle Mobile has something for everyone.