E3 2018 is officially upon us and Junichi Masuda is among the thousands of attendees at the expo in Los Angeles, California, throughout the week. The Game Freak director recently appeared during Nintendo’s livestreams to showcase Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, which is actually playable to the public for the first time at E3. The games will be released on November 16 for Nintendo Switch. Mew will come exclusively with every Poké Ball Plus for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee on Nintendo Switch. During the recent livestream, the first batch images of Brock as the Gym Leader of Pewter City has been released. Also unveiled was a first look at an in-game Pokémon Center. A slew of brand-new information was also revealed:
- Size of Pokémon you capture alters the amount of experience you earn in Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu & Eevee. Bigger Pokémon get more experience
- Pokémon gain experience from capture. You get bonuses for the quality of your capture
- The aura around Pokémon in the wild indicated Pokémon size. Red: Bigger than normal
- Your partner Pokémon wag their tails when there’s an item near
- In two player mode, if both players are in sync as they throw the ball, they get a bonus
- CP is confirmed to work the same way as in Pokémon GO as an overall indicator of the combined stats of the Pokémon
- GO Park replaces the Safari Zone in Fuchsia City. Multiple GO Parks can be saved. Pokémon in GO Park can then be captured
- The higher the CP of a Pokémon in Pokémon GO, the higher level it will be in Pokémon Let’s Go through Pokémon GO Park
- You get Candy in Pokémon GO when you have captured the Pokémon in Let’s Go
- Candy exists in Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu & Let’s Go Eevee. Boosts a Pokémon’s stats.
- The rival character in Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu & Eevee is called Trace.
Source: Serebii.net @SerebiiNet