Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the eighth-generation Pokémon games for Nintendo Switch, will be released worldwide on Nov. 15, 2019, The Pokémon Company announced on Wednesday during a Pokémon Direct livestream.
Starting today, Pokémon fans can pre-order a double pack of the game, which includes both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Here’s a look at that double pack and the box art for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, featuring new legendaries Zacian and Zamazenta.
Pokémon Sword and Shield are set in the new, U.K.-inspired Galar region and will introduce eighth-generation Pokémon to the series. Those new Pokémon include Sword and Shield’s starters, Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble, who will be part of a brand-new story. Pokémon Sword and Shield will also introduce a new generation of Pokémon, including newcomers like Wooloo, Gossifleur, Drednaw, and Corvniknight. Sword and Shield will also have a new system called Dynamax, which will make Pokémon huge.