What you need to know

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield are the first mainline Pokémon games built ground-up for the Nintendo Switch.
  • According a recent Twitter announcement, more Pokémon Sword and Shield news is coming on August 7.
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield are set to release on November 15, 2019.
  • You can preorder either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield for $60 on Amazon.

If you're eager for more Pokémon Sword and Shield news, there's great news. The official Pokémon account revealed on Twitter today that additional information for the two upcoming Pokémon games will be coming on August 7, at 6:00 a.m. PDT, or 9 a.m. EST.

It's not exactly clear what information will be made available so if you're a fan and you're eager for news, be on the lookout. We'll be sure to cover any news that is announced.

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These two Pokémon games are bringing some big new features that will help to shake the franchise up, such as Gigantamaxing, which allows certain Pokémon to become absolutely enormous. Pokémon Sword and Shield are currently scheduled to release on November 15, 2019.

Take up your Sword

Pokémon Sword

Welcome to the Galar region

Pokémon Sword is the first half of the Pokémon games releasing this fall. With new Pokémon to tame and a legendary Pokémon exclusive to this version, there'll be plenty of Trainers to explore and do.

Or take up your Shield

Pokémon Shield

Welcome to the Galar region

Pokémon Shield is the second half of the Pokémon games that will be releasing this fall. With new Pokémon to tame and a legendary Pokémon exclusive to this version, there'll be plenty of Trainers to explore and do.

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