The free-to-play MOBA Pokémon Unite is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 21, The Pokémon Company introduced Thursday.
Pokémon Unite is the first MOBA-style Pokémon recreation, the place gamers face off in opposition to one another in five-on-five workforce battles. It’s form of like League of Legends, however with cute Pokémon. It is being made in collaboration with Tencent Games.
The recreation is scheduled to launch on Android and iOS someday in September. Pokémon Unite may have cross-platform play between the Switch and cell variations. Users might be in a position to sync progress throughout platforms as nicely.
A trailer published Thursday exhibits off a customizable character creator in your coach, and teases gameplay from common characters like Pikachu and Lucario. In the recreation, you gained’t simply give you the chance to gown up your coach, however can even purchase cute and foolish outfits in your Pokémon. We can see Pikachu sporting an outsized hoodie with a baseball cap in a single clip.
The Pokémon Company is throwing in slightly bonus for early adopters. If you obtain the recreation by Aug. 31, you’ll obtain a license for the thunderclap Pokémon, Zeraora from Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, that may enable you to use the fighter in battle.