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Android players can join a beta test for Pokémon Unite in Canada next month

Pokemon Unite
Pokemon Unite (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

What you need to know

  • The Pokémon Unite beta test will be run on Android devices.
  • The regional beta test is only open to players located in Canada.
  • Players must be 16 years or older to participate.

Pokémon Unite is one of the most recent mobile games offered by The Pokémon Company. The game offers strategic team battles with two teams of five players and has previously been available to players in the United States.

Starting in March, interested players in Canada can participate in a beta test for Pokémon Unite. This beta test is available for Android devices, with more information being available on the Google Play Store (opens in new tab). The game will later be made available for other devices in the near future, such as Apple smartphones, other Android devices and Nintendo Switch systems.

Those who are interested must be at least 16 years old in order to participate, and must be located in Canada. In-game progress will be reset after the beta is completed. Players should also be made aware that no capture or streaming of the beta gameplay will be allowed.

This is one of the many events that has been announced for Pokémon's upcoming 25th anniversary, such as the PowerA enhanced wireless Nintendo Switch controller, Pikachu-themed McDonald's Happy Meals, and a special Pikachu which can sing for Pokémon Sword and Shield, one of the best games on the Nintendo Switch.

Nadine Dornieden
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.