Fresh on the heals of a new Detective Pikachu trailer that dropped yesterday Nintendo of America decided to continue riding that pocket monster wave and release the first details and first look at the reported "new Pokémon adventure" that we've all be expecting for the Nintendo Switch!
Dropping a "Pokémon Direct" out of the blue, Tsunekazu Ishihara the president of The Pokémon Company announced the upcoming release of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield on the Nintendo Switch!
The new journey takes you to the Galar Region "an expansive region with many environments - idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forests, and craggy, snow covered mountains.
Check out the trailer below...
In addition to the new region, we're getting new Pokémon beginning with three new starter Pokémon to choose from named Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.
Both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released simultaneously late in 2019.