Pokémon Unite: announced the launch window of the MOBA with the Pokémon

Pokémon Unite: announced the launch window of the MOBA with the Pokémon

Pokémon Unite

After a Nintendo Direct full of announcements related to the games coming out on Nintendo Switch in the coming months, today is the time to know some more information also on Pokémon Unite. The MOBA starring the collectible creatures of Game Freak has been able to divide the opinions of fans since the first announcement. There is a large chunk of Pokémon players, however, who can't wait to get their hands on this new experience, and we finally have some new information about it.

The new presentation of Pokémon Unite has shown itself to fans with a video, published a few moments ago on the official channels of The Pokémon Company, in which we see a cinematic showing different Pokémon in action. After the movie, we had the opportunity to see the title in action with several pieces of gameplay showing various moves of the Pokémon. Finally, it is announced that the title will be released first on Nintendo Switch and then on mobile devices.

Specifically, Pokémon Unite will be made available on Nintendo Switch starting next July, while on mobile devices it will arrive a few months later , or in September. The specific dates have not yet been revealed at the moment, but only launch windows.

This concludes today's presentation on Pokémon Unite. Now that we have an even clearer picture of the type of experience, what it will offer fans right away and beyond, and of course the launch windows for both platforms, fans of The Pokémon Company's collectible creature universe can finally look forward to this new production definitely out of the classic canons of the brand created in the mid-90s by Satoshi Tajiri.

If you prefer more traditional Pokémon games than a MOBA, you can buy your copy of Pokémon Sword or New Pokémon Snap.

The Pokemon Unite MOBA is Coming to Switch Next Month, Mobile Later

It’s been a minute since we heard from Pokemon Unite, the Pokemon MOBA announced almost a year ago today. But Nintendo has</a> announced the game is actually coming out on Switch pretty soon. Next month, to be precise.

The news was accompanied by a cinematic trailer starring two competing Pokemon teams taking part in Pokemon Unite’s new spin on Pokemon battling. The 5v5 setup has players controlling Pokemon that evolve as a match goes on while also capturing wild Pokemon as part of Unite’s objective-based gameplay. The cinematic trailer ends with Cinderace and Pikachu clashing, and the crowd goes wild.

Check out the trailer below:

According to its official website, Pokemon Unite will launch with 19 playable characters, each with a designated role. Here’s the full breakdown:

Attacker, “Pokémon that have low Endurance and excel at dealing heavy ranged damage to opponents:”

  • Pikachu
  • Greninja
  • Venusaur
  • Alolan Ninetales
  • Cramorant
  • Cinderace
  • Speedster, “Pokémon that have high Mobility and Offense and excel at making quick attacks and scoring points.”

    All-rounder, “Pokémon that have balanced Offense and Endurance and are highly tenacious fighters.”

  • Charizard
  • Lucario
  • Machamp
  • Garchomp
  • Defender, “Pokémon that have high Endurance and excel at protecting allies and hindering opponents.”

    Supporter, “Pokémon that provide team support by inflicting status conditions on opponents and by healing allies.”

  • Eldegoss
  • Mr. Mime
  • Wigglytuff
  • Pokemon Unite is coming to Switch in July and will support cross-play with the mobile version set to launch in September. The game is free to start and has in-app purchases.

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