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Pokémon Violet

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 18/11/2022

Welcome to the open world of Pokémon!

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, the newest chapters in the Pokémon series, are coming to Nintendo Switch on November 18th. With these new titles, the Pokémon series takes a new evolutionary step, allowing you to explore freely in a richly expressed open world.

Various towns blend seamlessly into the wilderness with no borders. See the Pokémon of this region in the skies, in the seas, in the forests, on the streets – all over! Experience the true joy of the Pokémon series – battling against wild Pokémon in order to catch them – now in an open world game that players of any age can enjoy.

Share the joy of discovery with friends and family as you embark on your adventure with up to three other players!*

Meet new Pokémon

The three Pokémon from which you’ll be able to choose your first partner are Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. How will you meet these three, and what sorts of Pokémon are they?

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Sprigatito

Type: Grass

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Fuecoco

Type: Fire

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Quaxly

Type: Water

Many other new Pokémon are waiting to be discovered on your adventure!

You’ll encounter Koraidon in Pokémon Scarlet and Miraidon in Pokémon Violet. These Legendary Pokémon, said to possess extraordinary powers, remain shrouded in mystery…

Introducing the characters

Your friend Nemona is sunny, energetic and absolutely loves Pokémon battles! As an experienced Pokémon Trainer, she’ll serve as a reliable guide on your adventures.

In Pokémon Scarlet, you’ll meet Professor Sada, while in Pokémon Violet, you’ll meet Professor Turo. They’re each carrying out research into certain lore passed down in the region…

As you set off on your adventure, your outfit will vary depending on whether you play Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. Who knows what kind of story awaits you?

*Additional accessories, games and/or systems may be required for multiplayer mode, sold separately. Internet connection required during online play. To use online services, you must create a Nintendo Account and accept the related agreement. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies. Some online services may not be available in all countries. Online play requires paid online membership. Find out more about the paid membership subscription.

What you need to know

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH. The payment will be made with Nintendo eShop funds usable through the Nintendo Account used to complete the purchase.

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH, payable with Nintendo eShop funds usable through your Nintendo Account. The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

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After your payment has been processed, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

In the case of games that use cloud streaming technology, only the free launcher application can be downloaded.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

The details of the offer are displayed based on the country settings of your Nintendo Account.

The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

This product contains technological protection measures.

Content not playable before the release date: {{releaseDate}} . For pre-orders, payments will be taken automatically starting from 7 days before the release date. If you pre-order less than 7 days before the release date, payment will be taken immediately upon purchase.

To be able to purchase download games or download demos and free software from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to your Nintendo Switch console. You'll need to have your console registered as the active console for downloads for your Nintendo Account by visiting Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. For automatic download, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. To find out more, visit our Support section. Purchases made or demo downloads activated through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.

This software includes modes or features for which an internet connection and a paid membership to Nintendo Switch Online are required. Any online play modes require a paid membership to Nintendo Switch Online. To use online services, you must create a Nintendo Account and accept the related agreement. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies. Some online services may not be available in all countries. Find out more about paid Nintendo Switch Online memberships.

Please note: this software does not support the Nintendo Switch Online paid membership’s Save Data Cloud backup feature.

Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

Categories

Adventure, RPG

Players

TBD

Publisher

Nintendo

Developer

GAME FREAK

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Online play

Age rating (provisional)

Download version (Nintendo Switch)

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

18/11/2022

Age rating (provisional)

PEGI 7 Provisional

Compatible controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese

Download size

10240.00 MB (estimated)

Nintendo Switch Game Card

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

18/11/2022

Age rating (provisional)

PEGI 7 Provisional

Compatible controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean