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Pokemon Sword And Shield Are Heading To The Nintendo Switch In 2019


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During the 2019 Pokemon Direct, Tsunekazu Ishihara, President and CEO of The Pokemon Company, revealed Pokemon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch. It will be released simultaneously worldwide. Junichi Masuda will be the producer on Pokeon Sword and Shield, while Shigeru Ohmori will be the director.


The Pokemon Sword and Shield starters were revealed. People can choose the fire rabbit Scorbunny, grass chimp Grookey, or water lizard Sobble. After you choose one, you get to go on a quest around the new Galar region.



Pokemon Sword and Shield will be released in late 2019 for the Nintendo Switch.

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