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Pokemon Unite

Japanese outlet Dime was able to speak with Pokemon Unite producer Masaaki Hoshino, which was recently announced for Switch and mobile. Hoshino commented on partnering with Tencent, confirmed that there’s no word on launch timing, and more.

Here’s the full roundup of tidbits, courtesy of ZhugeEX:

This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, it’s a celebration of China with Pokemon Unite and Min Min in Smash. It’s a news-focused episode with game announcements, debuts, updates, and a controversy. Suda51’s pixelated face mimics Andross in the No More Heroes 3 gameplay teaser, but we’re not deterred. We’re also just as unsure as Suda if it’ll release this year. We also celebrate the consumer-positive Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered’s lite version. Have any other games done something this generous before?

Check out links and timestamps below, and come hang out.

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The Pokemon Company has issued an official announcement for the just-announced Pokemon Unite, the new strategic battle game. It will be available for Switch and mobile as previously mentioned.

Here’s the full press release:

During today’s Pokemon Presents presentation, team-based strategic battle game. Tencent and Timi Studios are working on the project.

Pokemon Unite will be released on Switch in addition to mobile. We have the first details below.