A new generation of Pokémon is coming to the Nintendo Switch system. Become a Pokémon Trainer, embark on a new journey in the new Galar region, and unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta! Explore the Wild Area, a vast expanse of land where the player can freely control the camera. And participate in Max Raid Battles*** in which players will face off against gigantic and super-strong Pokémon known as Dynamax Pokémon.
Begin your adventure by choosing one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble and encounter new and familiar Pokémon as you catch, battle, and trade. Players can control the camera and explore the vast areas around them in the Wild Area. Team up with other players locally or online in the new multiplayer co-op Max Raid Battles. Trainers who possess the special item Dynamax Band can Dynamax their own Pokémon. Get ready for the next Pokémon adventure in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.
– New entries in the main series of Pokémon RPGs arrive on Nintendo Switch simultaneously in late 2019
– The Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games take place in the newly discovered Galar Region
– Galar is an expansive region with diverse environments – an idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forest and craggy, snow-covered mountains
– Fans will have the opportunity to visit Gyms in the Galar region in their quest to become Champion
– Newly discovered partner Pokémon join in this new iteration of the games – Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble