are two upcoming role-playing video games in the Pokémon series, and are being developed by Game Freak. The games are set to be released in late 2016 for the Nintendo... read more
are two upcoming role-playing video games in the Pokémon series, and are being developed by Game Freak. The games are set to be released in late 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS, commemorating the franchise's 20th anniversary.
Some concept art was shown during the initial announcement of the games, which indicated that the Pokémon Centers and Poké Marts will receive updates to their respective designs. IGN and Kotaku noted an abundance of vehicles in the concept art, including a fire engine, a pickup truck, and an ambulance, some of them ridden by Pokémon.
After its introduction to the previous generation of Pokémon games, confirmed to also be a part of Pokémon Sun and Moon is compatibility with Pokémon Bank.Nintendo vouches that caught creatures from the X and Y, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and the Virtual Console versions of Red, Blue, and Yellow games will all be able to be brought to Sun and Moon.
On February 25, the existence of the two games was leaked when Nintendo's trademarks for them were found on the EU's Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market's website. IGN pointed towards the recent introduction of a new Pokémon called Magearna which–according to them–forecast these two games.The games were officially announced in a Nintendo Direct presentation in February 2016 that also commemorated the franchise's 20th anniversary. The game will launch with support for nine languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and, for the first time, traditional and simplified Chinese.
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