Celebrating 25 years anniversary of the franchise, The Pokémon Company revealed Pokémon Legends: Arceus an open-world Pokémon adventure game for the fans that have been waiting for the game from a long-time and as per the first look of the game it bring RPG formula to the game that the developers describes as a “pre-make,” which offers “a new challenge and a new frontier for the Pokémon world.”
The story of the game takes place in the Sinnoh region that will include a number of iconic Pokémons like Piplup, Rowlet, Oshawott, and Cyndaquil.
The basic gameplay of the game follows as trainers explore the natural expanses Pokémon Legends: Arceus, the trainers will encounter pokémon that call these grand vistas home. To catch wild pokémon, players can study the pokémon’s behaviors, sneak up to them, then throw poké balls. Players can also battle wild Pokémon with their ally pokémon. By throwing the poké ball holding their ally pokémon near a wild pokémon, players will seamlessly enter battle. This new gameplay angle is intended to provide trainers with an immersive experience.
It’s expected to be launch worldwide on the Switch in early 2022.
The company also revealed upcoming remakes of classic Pokémon Diamond and Pearl game that will be coming to the Switch soon.