August 2021 Pokémon Presents Presentation Streamed

Nintendo recently held a Pokémon Presents presentation, which focused on some of the upcoming games and more.

First, they revealed a new update coming to Pokémon Unite. The game will be heading to mobile devices starting on September 22. crossplay will be available between the mobile and Nintendo Switch versions of the game. After the game receives over 2,500,000+ pre-registrations players will receive an Unite License: Pikachu and if the game receives 5,000,000+ pre-registrations players will receive a Special Festival Style: Pikachu Holowear. Additionally, players will login to the Nintendo Switch version of the game will receive a Unite License: Zeroara and will be available until August 31. The Pokémon Company also revealed that Mamoswine and Slyveon will also be added to the game as playable Pokémon in the future.

Next, The Pokémon Company revealed that Pokémon Cafe’ Mix will be receiving an major update. The game will be rebranded as Pokémon Cafe’ Mix Remix and will feature new puzzle elements, Pokémon species, costumes, and more. The update will be available this Fall.

Third, The Pokémon Company revealed that Pokémon Masters-EX will be receiving a 2nd Year Anniversary update. Within the update Dynamaxing will be coming to the game. Players will be able to battle Sygna Suit Leon and his Eternatus along with Hop and Zamazenta. The update will be available starting today and those who login to the game will receive up to 100 sync pairs for free. Three of the previous legendary events will also be returning to the game in the near future. N will also be returning alongside his Reshiram starting on August 29 at 11 PM PDT. The game will also be receiving another update on September 15 where a new villain event will begin. Players who login soon will also receive 3,000 gems.

Fourth, Pokémon Go will be receiving its 5th Anniversary update. Starting on August 20 at 10 AM local time, Pokémon from the Galar region will start appearing in the game. Players will be able to capture Wooloo, Skwovet, and Falinks until August 31 at 8 PM local time. Zamazenta and Zacian will also be appearing in 5 star raids. Zamazenta will be available on August 20 at 10 PM local time until August 26 at 10 AM local time. Zacian will be available on August 26 at 10 AM local time until September 1 at 10 AM local time. A Hoopa event has also been hinted.

Fifth, The Pokémon Company revealed a new trailer for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pearl. The game will receive new upgrades to the underground base and contests. Outfit changes will also be available in the game, which was not available in the original version of the game. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pearl will be released on November 19. A special Dialga and Palkia Nintendo Switch Lite will also be available on November 5.

Sixth, The Pokémon Company revealed a new trailer for Pokémon Legends: Arceus. In the game, players will explore the Hisui Region and are tasked to help the Galaxy Expedition Team as one of their surveyors. Players will need to return to Professor Laventon to fill out the Pokédex. Other important members of the Galaxy Expedition Team includes Captain Cyllene, leader of the Survey Core, and Commander Kamado, leader of the Galaxy Expedition Team. Players will be able to go to base camps where they buy and create items as well as heal. The bases are important as players can actually be attacked by wild Pokémon. In the game wild Pokémon will behave differently depending on the species.

Players will be able to throw their Pokémon into battle, which will be turned based similar to the main games. Unlike the main games, players will be able to see the order of attacks similar to some other action RPGs. Pokémon will be able to use two styles. By using the Strong Style, Pokémon will use stronger attacks at the cost of having lower action speed. By using Agile Style, Pokémon will use weaker attacks, but will have more action speed.

The game will also feature new evolutions and regional variants. Some of the examples include:

  • Wyrdeer – Stantler Hisuian evolution
  • Basculegion – Basculin Hisuian evolution
  • Hisuian Braviary
  • Hisuian Growlithe

Lastly, it has been revealed that both games will receive Pokémon Home Support in 2022. Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be released on January 28, 2022.

Source: Pokémon

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