Pokémon Sword/Shield Games' Intro Video, TV Ad Streamed
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The official Japanese YouTube channel for the Pokémon franchise began streaming an introduction video and the second television commercial for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Nintendo Switch role-playing games on Friday.
The games will ship worldwide for the Switch on November 15.
The starter Pokémon in the games' new Galar region will be Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble. The previously revealed new Pokémon in the games will also include Wooloo, Gossifleur, Eldegoss, Drednaw, Corviknight, the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta, Alcremie, Yamper, Rolycoly, Duraludon, Galarian Weezing, Galarian Zigzagoon, Galarian Linoone, Obstagoon, Morpeko, Cramorant, Polteageist, Sirfetch'd, and Galarian Ponyta. Several Pokémon will get new Gigantamax forms, including Pikachu, Meowth, Eevee, Charizard, Butterfree, Drednaw, Corviknight, and Alcremie. New features will include Dynamax and Max Raid Battles, Gigantamax forms, Poké Jobs, the Battle Stadium, Surprise Trades, and Pokémon Camp.
The Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! games, the franchise's first games for the Nintendo Switch, shipped in November 2018. The games are set in the Kanto region of the first Pokémon games, and are specifically based on 1998's Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition.
Sources: Pokémon franchise's YouTube channel