- The game is set in Unova.
- Brand new characters and rivals.
- The game is set 2 years after the original BW.
- Unova is frozen in multiple places, while others have been updated, like Route 4.
- The new Unova Dex now has 300 Pokemon.
- Multiple new areas in Unova.
- You now start your journey in Hiougi City.
- Another area with a new gym leader who focuses on Poison-types.
- Gym Leader's name is Homika, who is said to be featured in the anime in June (for Japan)
- Another new gym leader's name is Shizui who focuses on Water-types.
- New researcher whose name is Akuroma. She studies Pokemon Strength
- Hiougi City has a Pokemon Center and Trainer School where you can look upon areas. There are shops, underwater tunnels with clear glass (with Mantines) and buildings with red and blue bricks dotted around Unova.
- Black Kyruem knows the move Freeze Shock and White Kyruem can learn Ice Burn.
- The new Pokedex contains Pokemon such as Psyduck (#026), Riolu (#033), and Metagross (#254). The new Dex also has Pokemon such as Tyranitar, Lapras, and Arcanine.
|Rival, Gym Leaders, and Protagonists|
|Frozen Unova, New Pokemon in the New Dex, and Kyruem|
|New Gym Leaders and New Town|
Pictures of Meloetta's Pirouette Form have been released.