Pokémon Unite is a "free to start" 5v5 team battle game

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Pokemon Unite Image (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

What you need to know

  • Today, a new Pokémon title called Pokémon Unite was announced.
  • Pokémon Unite is essentially a Pokémon MOBA being developed in partnership with Tencent's TiMi Studios.
  • Pokémon Unite is coming to Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android with cross-play.

Today, The Pokémon Company revealed an all-new Pokémon title being developed with Tencent-owned TiMi Studios. This new game is called Pokémon Unite. In Pokémon Unite, two teams of five players face off in a battle arena. You improve your Pokémon through defeating wild Pokémon and win by scoring points before the time runs out. You can take a look at the full presentation below.

Pokémon Unite will be "free to start" on Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android. Cross-platform play is supported. There's no release date or release window at this time but more information will be coming soon.

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