Country Release Date
JP February 27, 1996
NA September 30, 1998
EU October 5, 1998
AUS October 23, 1998

Pokémon Red version was the first game to be released along with Pokémon Green (Pokémon Blue outside of Japan). The art on the cartridge and box is a Charizard. This is the first Pokémon game to be released in the US and Japan and has the first 151 Pokémon. This Pokémon Red place in the Kanto region.


Pokemon red box
Pokémon Red
Pokémon Red


  • 151 Pokémon
  • Full Color on Super GameBoy