PokéNews (June 15): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokkén Tournament DX

Today’s Pokémon news: some tidbits for Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon Sword and Shield

A new screenshot for Pokémon Sword and Shield has been found the official website (in China). What’s interesting about it is that it confirms Noibat is in the game.

Here’s the screenshot:

Also, it’s been announced that Pokémon Sword and Shield will be playable at the 2019 North America International Championships in Columbus, Ohio (with the same demo that was playable earlier this week at E3 2019). You will find the game in the demo area (near the middle of the hall) during event hours. Do note that you will need a badge, either as spectator or competitor, to try it!

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) comes out on November 15th worldwide.

Source: official website / The Pokémon Company
Via: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament DX

The latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament DX has been announced. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Name: Final Flicker
  • Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from June 21st to June 23rd
  • Time: 3AM PT to 7PM PT / 6AM ET to 10PM ET / 5AM GMT to 9PM GMT / 6AM CET to 10AM CET / 6AM JST to 10PM JST
  • Participation prize: Final Flicker (title)
  • Ranking Prizes:
  1. Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
  2. Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
  3. Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
  4. Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master

Source: Serebii

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of Pokémon World Market merchandise coming to Pokémon Center stores across Japan on June 29th:

Source: The Pokémon Company



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