The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. Explore the Wild Area, a vast expanse of land where the player can freely control the camera. You can also team up with other players locally or online in the new multiplayer co-op Max Raid Battles.
Pokémon trainers are finally beginning their Sword and Shield adventures
Players are starting a new Pokémon journey in the Galar region as the Sword and Shield titles launch on the Nintendo Switch. Video via @Pokemon
Fans around the world lined up at game stores around the world prior to the release
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