Pokemon Sword And Shield Features Soccer Stadiums As Gyms

By Alistair Wong . March 8, 2019 . 11:31am

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Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield’s reveal trailer showed off a huge building that seemed to be a Gym, and Nintendo confirmed today that they were Gyms after all, with the interior looking like a soccer stadium.


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According to Nintendo, Gyms in the Galar region are bigger than ever, and once again, you’ll have to beat the person in charge to progress. However, in Pokemon Sword & Shield, they are called Gym Masters rather than Gym Leaders. Just why are they named differently?


Pokemon Sword & Shield are in development for the Nintendo Switch, and is set for late 2019. Check out more of the Galar region in our previous report here.

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