With his latest Nintendo Direct livestream this morning, Nintendo finally provided some details on his highly anticipated upcoming Pokémon game for the Switch. Pokémon: Sword and Shield, The new Mainline games are scheduled for release later this year.
The new games have a more detailed 3D art style compared to . Let's go games and encompass a variety of venues in a new region called Galar, which is heavily inspired by the United Kingdom. Of course, there are also new monsters, including an awesome trio of starters called Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble. This is how the Pokémon Company describes the new environment:
Galar is an extensive region with diverse environments ̵1; an idyllic landscape, modern cities, dense forests and rugged, snow-capped mountains. The people and Pokémon who live there work closely together to develop the industries in the region. Fans have the opportunity to visit various gyms in the Galar region to become champions.
Nintendo first announced that a traditional Pokémon reel game would return to the switch at E3 2017. And this in spite of the assurances in the past year Since the "core" game was planned for 2019, we had no real details about the new game. Before today, we did not even know what it was called. It is no coincidence that the 23-year anniversary of the long-standing franchise is also marked today.
Despite the secrecy of the next major adventure Pokémon is busy lately. Last year, Pokémon: Let's Go was introduced, a pair of Switch games that combined traditional RPG gameplay with the streamlined structure of Pokémon Go . The result was probably the most accessible game in the series. Pokémon Go, is still strong in the meantime, most recently with an advanced AR photo mode, and later this year, the live action film Detective Pikachu will come to the theater.
It will appear later this year, Pokémon will participate in the upcoming Animal Crossing as important releases from 2019.