Pokémon Quest Switch Game Revealed, Launched Today
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The Pokemon Company announced during the Pokémon 2018 Video Game Press Conference on Wednesday that the franchise has a new Nintendo Switch game titled Pokémon Quest, which was released today. The game is a free-to-start game that allows players to "face off against wild Pokémon and embark on many exciting expeditions." The game will have a smartphone version in late June.
#PokemonQuest allows Trainers of all ages to get in on the action! In this free-to-start game, you can face off against wild Pokémon and embark on many exciting expeditions. pic.twitter.com/CZ57iGKWMX— Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 30, 2018
In #PokemonQuest, you get to decide which characteristics your Pokémon will have! You can use special items called Power Stones to strengthen your team. The kind of Pokémon they become is completely up to you! pic.twitter.com/zI8kmZxhHg— Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 30, 2018
With a team of up to three Pokémon, you can explore the secrets of Tumblecube Island. Battle wild Pokémon, gather treasure, and even befriend new Pokémon—if you have the right ingredients, that is! #PokemonQuest puts the power in your hands. pic.twitter.com/BuVVenFAYR— Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 30, 2018
The game will have Pokémon from the Kanto region, but they will be portrayed in a new cube-like appearance. The game is set in a place known as Tumblecube Island, which is filled with hidden treasures and items. Players control a team of up to three Pokémon to explore the island while fighting other Pokémon, collecting treasure, and befriending new Pokémon. Players can customize the characteristics of their Pokémon, and will be able to use Power Stone items to strengthen them.