Pokemon Scarlet & Violet revealed for Switch coming late 2022
The Pokemon Company and developer Game Freak have announced Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet for Switch. It will launch in late 2022 worldwide.
The Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet games, the newest chapters in the Pokémon series, are coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. With these new titles, the Pokemon series takes a new evolutionary step, allowing you to explore freely in a richly expressed open world.
Various towns blend seamlessly into the wilderness with no borders. You’ll be able to see the Pokemon of this region in the skies, in the seas, in the forests, on the streets—all over! You’ll be able to experience the true joy of the Pokemon series—battling against wild Pokemon in order to catch them—now in an open-world game that players of any age can enjoy.
■ Starter Pokemon
The three Pokemon from which you’ll be able to choose your first partner are Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. How will you meet these three, and what sorts of Pokemon are they?
- Category: Grass Cat Pokemon
- Height: 1’4″
- Weight: 9 lbs.
- Type: Grass
- Ability: Overgrow
The capricious, attention-seeking Grass Cat Pokemon.
- Category: Fire Croc Pokemon
- Height: 1’4″
- Weight: 21.6 lbs.
- Type: Fire
- Ability: Blaze
The laid-back Fire Croc Pokemon does things at its own pace.
- Category: Duckling Pokemon
- Height: 1’8″
- Weight: 13.4 lbs.
- Type: Water
- Ability: Torrent
The earnest and tidy Duckling Pokemon
■ Main Characters
As one of the main characters, you’ll set off on your adventure. Your outfit will vary depending on whether you play Pokemon Scarlet or Pokemon Violet. Who knows what kind of story awaits you?
■ Pokemon HOME Connectivity
After their release, Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet will be able to link with Pokemon HOME, a service that allows Trainers to keep their entire Pokemon collection in one place. By linking these games with Pokemon HOME, Trainers will be able to have Pokemon from other regions adventure alongside them in Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet.
Watch the Launch Trailer here: