The release date for Pokémon Emerald has been scheduled for the 1st of May, 2005 in the US.
However, there is a special offer under the name of “Frontier Battle Gear” for those who pre-order the game ;
it includes the Pokémon Emerald Game Pak, a Collector’s Tin case for your GBA SP, and an official Frontier
Battle Pass, along with a personal guide to the Battle Fontier. Finally, the usual VIP Card that permits access
to unique online content.
So save up your money!
Check out the Legendary Pokémon .net article concerning Emerald’s features here.