Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon Sword & Shield are the second set of mainline Pokémon games on the Nintendo Switch and the first of the Generation 8 of Pokémon.

During the Nintendo Spotlight @ E3 2017, The Pokémon Company CEO, Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed that Game Freak had begun development on the first Pokémon title for the Nintendo Switch device. No details were made about the game other than it being a core Pokémon RPG and details coming in more than a year During a press event in Japan on May 30th 2018, it was then confirmed that the Eighth Generation of Pokémon will release on the Nintendo Switch in 2019 and the games were fully unveiled during a Pokémon Direct on February 27th 2019.

This game is set in the Galar Region and features a variety of Brand New Pokémon. with hundreds of Pokémon being avalable in the Galar Pokédex.

It was confirmed that you can transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Bank, Pokémon Let's Go, and Pokémon GO through use of Pokémon HOME, however only if that species can be found in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Details about this game are currently scarce but this section will be updated with all details as they come.