Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield arrive November 15th, bringing Max Raid Battles, Dynamax Pokémon and much more!


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Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the newest additions to the main series of Pokémon RPGs, are coming to Nintendo Switch on November 15th!

Check out the video above to get the latest info from Pokémon Direct, including never-before-seen Pokémon, the vast, sprawling Wild Area, Max Raid Battles for up to four players online* or via local wireless**, and a phenomenon called “Dynamax”.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Dual Pack***


Arriving on the same day is the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Dual Pack, which contains Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, and an Exclusive Golden Dual Game Card SteelBook® case!

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*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.

**Local multiplayer requires one console and one copy of the software per player.

***Please check with your local retailer for information on current availability.