Available Nov 15, 2019
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Pokémon™ Sword

Nintendo Switch
Everyone
$59.99
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A new generation of Pokémon is coming to the Nintendo Switch™ system.

For a limited time, players of the digital version of either game can receive an in-game present of 12 Quick Balls.** If you purchase and download the digital version of either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from Nintendo eShop by January 15th, 2020, you can receive a code redeemable for 12 Quick Balls!

Quick Balls are special Poké Balls that are more likely to catch Pokémon if you use them as soon as a battle begins.

Codes will be distributed between November 15, 2019 and January 15, 2020, and expire on November 30, 2020.

Begin your adventure as a Pokémon Trainer by choosing one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. Then embark on a journey in the new Galar region, where you’ll challenge the troublemakers of Team Yell, while unraveling the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta! Explore the Wild Area, a vast expanse of land where the player can freely control the camera. Team up with three other players locally or online in the new multiplayer co-op Max Raid Battles* in which players will face off against gigantic and super-strong Pokémon known as Dynamax Pokémon.

Certain Pokémon can even Gigantamax to gain a new look and a powerful set of G-Max moves. But there’s more to being a champion than honing your battle skills: you can pick your own clothes and get a new hairdo while visiting the stores in town, so you can be the trainer you want to be. Throughout your journey, you’ll encounter newly discovered Pokémon as well as familiar ones that will look a little different in their new Galarian forms! For another way to level up your Pokémon, assign them Poké Jobs to complete, and for fun, you can even play with your Pokémon in Pokémon Camp!

  • Catch, battle, and trade Pokémon on a new adventure in the Galar region
  • Choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon
  • Unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta!
  • Players can control the camera in the vast Wild Area
  • Team up with other Trainers to participate in Max Raid Battles*!
  • Battle wild Dynamax Pokémon in Max Raid Battles* and try catching them!

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Platform
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
Nov 15, 2019
No. of Players
up to 4 players
Category
Role-Playing, Adventure
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
GAME FREAK Inc.
Everyone
Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence

Digital Purchase Offer

For a limited time, players of the digital version of either game can receive an in-game present of 12 Quick Balls**. If you purchase and download the digital version of either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from Nintendo eShop by January 15th, 2020, you can receive a code redeemable for 12 Quick Balls! Quick Balls are special Poké Balls that are more likely to catch Pokémon if you use them as soon as a battle begins. Code distribution period: November 15, 2019 to January 15, 2020.

**Code valid through November 30, 2020. Two codes for 12 Quick Balls each will be provided to purchasers of the digital version of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Double Pack. Each code can only be used once per save data. Purchasing both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield separately with a pair of Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers will not grant the special bonuses included with a purchase of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Double Pack.

Play the Pokémon: Let's Go games, while you wait for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games!

Hello new Pokémon Trainers, a demo* of the Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! games is available. Explore Viridian Forest, where you can catch Pokémon in the wild and battle trainers with either a partner Pikachu or a partner Eevee at your side (randomly selected). Start your journey now, by downloading the demo from either game detail page on Nintendo.com or on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.

* Final game content may vary from this demo. Demo game data cannot be transferred to the purchased game.

WINNER: Best Switch Game of E3 2019

-- Hardcore Gamer

WINNER: Best in Show of E3 2019

-- Digital Trends

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