Pokémon Direct: welcome Pokémon Sword and Shield!

Today, Nintendo offered us a quick (7 minutes) Pokémon Direct, to announce a game that all Pokémon fans were waiting for: the next RPG entry in the Pokémon franchise. And we’ve been served! Let’s have a quick look!

What was revealed?

During those 7 minutes, Nintendo revealed only one game (or two to follow the Pokémon tradition): the combo Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Those two games are coming on Switch, late 2019.

As usual, you will be able to choose between a female or male character. The story takes place in Galar (a brand new region that looks like England).

galar

And here are the 3 new starters (really cute to be honest):

starters

From left to right: Grookey (grass), Scorbunny (fire), and Sobble (water).

Parting words

The game looks gorgeous (for a Pokémon game) and just a few info have been released, but it already is thrilling! We can’t wait to see what will be the new legendary Pokémon of this new generation (maybe some dogs/wolfs, looking at the games’ logo).

What do you expect from the new Pokemon generation? Let us know in the comment section below!

All images come from the Pokémon Direct (Nintendo) live broadcast.

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