There has been a huge demand for a console version of Pokémon for years now, with the closest thing fans have received are the Colosseum games and fan made games. After years of waiting though, Nintendo has finally given fans the news they’ve been waiting for, an RPG version of the game is in the works and it’ll be on Nintendo Switch.
The reveal took placed during Nintendo’s E3 2017 Direct presentation, where Pokémon Company’s president and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara revealed that the franchise will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.
The lack of news regarding a possible RPG game at last weeks Pokémon-centric Nintendo Direct left fans frustrated and angry, but it seems the company wanted to wait to reveal the news on the grand stage at E3 2017. There is no release date for the unnamed Pokemon RPG, but in the meantime, there is still plenty of Pokemon content coming out to hold fans over.
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will be an alternate version of Sun and Moon and will be available on Nintendo 3DS this November. Pokkén Tournament DX will also launch this fall, which will be a remaster of the original Wii fighting game, set to include new characters and modes on the Nintendo Switch.
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