It’s official, Nintendo announced today that Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield will be coming to Switch in late 2019. This game will bring Generation 8 to the console with three new starter Pokemon: Grookey (grass-type), Scorbunny (fire-type), and Sobble (water-type). It will take place in Galar, a fictional area of England, complete with various environments such as the countryside, modern cities, forests, and snow-covered mountains. Read more for a reaction video and the full Pokemon Direct announcement.
“Developer Game Freak has previously said it is looking into allowing players to use their older Pokemon in the new title, although nothing concrete has been announced. You can read more about the game in our roundup of everything we know so far about Pokemon for Nintendo Switch,” reports Game Spot.