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Pokemon Sleep release date, how to play, pre-registration

The Pokemon Company just dropped a bunch of news for Pokemon Sleep, including an (almost) release date, new trailers (including how-to-play), and pre-registration (for Android users).

We were previously told that Pokemon Sleep was on track for this summer. As it turns out, the official launch is just on the horizon. While we’re waiting for an exact date, it’s confirmed for late this month.

Yet another Fire Emblem Heroes summoning event is on the way, this time for Summer Firsts. It will include Ivy: Tidal Breeze (voiced by Reba Buhr, art by cuboon), Fjorm: Seaside Thaw (voiced by Heather Watson, art by Maeshima Shigeki), Tharja: Beach Dark Mage (voiced by Stephanie Sheh, art by Mai Okuma), and Ymir: Seasons of Life (voiced by Erin Yvette and Xanthe Huynh, art by ichikawa Halu)

The skills for Ivy include Divine Draught, Glimmer, Still Water 4, Sabotage A/R 3, and Soaring Guidance. Fjorm can use Ice-Bound Brand, Frostbite Mirror, Atk/Spd Finish 4, Spurn 4, and Time’s Pulse 4. For Tharja it’s Seashell Bowl+, Draw Back, S/R Far Trace 3, and Atk/Spd Gap 3. Lastly, Ymir has Sparkling Sun, Moonbow, Fireblood Boost 3, Mystic Boost 4, and Everliving Domain.

Pokemon Home update 3.0.1

The latest update for Pokemon Home has been released, with the app moving up to version 3.0.1.

Three issues in particular have been addressed. These relate to problems for Spinda, Pokemon Legends: Arceus transfers, and ribbons not showing correctly.

We have the full patch notes for the Pokemon Home version 3.0.1 update below.

Nintendo’s latest maintenance schedule for the week of July 2, 2023 is now available. As of now, only one session has been penciled in officially. This will affect the Nintendo Switch Online voice chat functionality.

The full maintenance schedule for the week of July 2, 2023 is as follows:

Pokemon Unite Umbreon, Leafeon

Original (5/10): Three more creatures have just been confirmed for Pokemon Unite – specifically Umbreon, Leafeon, and Inteleon.

Umbreon will arrive first, and is planned for May 25, 2023. Leafeon will follow on June 8. While we know that Inteleon is planned as well, a specific release date has yet to be provided.

Fire Emblem Heroes update 7.7.0

Nintendo and Intelligent Systems have announced the next update for Fire Emblem Heroes, version 7.7.0.

The game is adding new skills for a Legendary and Mythic Hero, the lineup of Limited-Time Combat Manuals is being updated, new weapon skills and weapons will be available, and more.

The official patch notes for the Fire Emblem Heroes version 7.7.0 update are as follows:

Guinivere: Princess of Bern has been revealed as the next Legendary Hero in Fire Emblem Heroes.

The character is voiced by Erika Harlacher and has art by Asatani Tomoyo. Her learnable skills include Radiant Aureola, Iceberg, Spd/Res Finish 4, Null C-Disrupt 4, and Bern’s New Way.

We have Nintendo’s latest maintenance schedule for the week of June 25, 2023. 3DS will be impacted for a session of its own, along with Nintendo Switch Online.

The full maintenance schedule for the week of June 25, 2023 is as follows:

Mario Kart Tour Night Tour

Mario Kart Tour continues to roll on, and has now revealed its Night Tour which will feature N64 Mario Raceway, GBA Luigi Circuit, and GCN Waluigi Stadium. Look for it to go live on June 28, 2023 following the previous event, the Mario vs. Luigi Tour.

Tying in with the upcoming event, a trailer has been released for the Night Tour in Mario Kart Tour. Give it a look below.

Fire Emblem Heroes Summer Longing

Fire Emblem Heroes just revealed a new Summer Longing summoning event. It will include Shez: Mercenary Shine (voiced by Dawn M. Bennett, art by yamanokami), Ephraim: Sunshine Valiant (voiced by Greg Chun, art by PenekoR), L’Arachel: Summer Princess (voiced by Carrie Keranen, art by Fuzichoco), and Shamir: Heartbeats United (voiced by Allegra Clark + Laura Post, art by kainown).

Players can count on Shez having the skills Surfer’s Spire, Glimmer, Swift Slice, Lull Spd/Defense 4, and Atk/Def Menace. For Ephraim, the lineup is Seafoam Splitter, Bonfire, Atk/Def Clash 4, Sunlight Bangle, and Alarm Atk/Def. L’Arachel is able to use Seaside Parasol+, Recover+, Earthwind Balm+, Blade Session 3, and Wrathful Staff 3. Finally, Shamir’s skills are Partnership Bow, Deadeye, Remote Sparrow, Brash Assault 4, and Fatal Smoke 3.


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