The Pokemon Direct presentation finally streamed, and they revealed more details on Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. This includes a brand new trailer which also introduces several new Pokemon species, as well as a few of the game’s new features.

The new Pokemon introduced in the video include Wooloo, Gossifleur, Eldegoss, Drednaw, and Corviknight. As for its two legendary Pokemon, they’re called Zacian and Zamazenta, with Zacian being exclusive for Sword, and Zamazenta for Shield.

The games will also introduce a new feature called “Max Raid Battles” which can allow up to four people to join in in a Pokemon battle. It works similarly to Pokemon GO’s raid battles basically. Aside from that, they’re also introducing “Wild Areas,” which are open areas between cities for  trainers to explore, and there will be wild Pokemon moving about.

Finally, the livestream announced that they will be releasing the game for the Nintendo Switch for a global simultaneous release on November 15.

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