21 years ago, Pokémon Snap created photographers out of an entire generation, and now Nintendo is bringing back that nostalgia with New Pokémon Snap. The game will release for the Nintendo Switch, but at the moment, it’s not sure when.
Nintendo released a trailer during its Pokémon Presents showcase on June 17th. Along with the announcement of New Pokémon Snap, the company revealed Pokémon Smile, a game where you catch Pokémon by brushing your teeth. The puzzle game Pokémon Café Mix. An update for Pokémon Go and the Isla of Armor update for Pokémon Sword and Shield.
Get ready for New Pokémon Snap, an all-new adventure for Nintendo Switch that’s inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game.”
That’s right, Trainers—#PokemonSnapIsBack! #NewPokemonSnap is an all-new adventure inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game.
Grab your camera, and get ready to photograph Pokémon while exploring beautiful islands on Nintendo Switch! https://t.co/7lqjl7saf0 pic.twitter.com/p6oJgmwZ8d
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) June 17, 2020
You’ll explore deserts, jungles, and more as you photograph fan-favorite Pokémon and discover never-before-seen Pokémon expressions and behaviors.”
The Nintendo 64 version originally had Professor Oak sending Todd Snap-on a mission to photograph new species of Pokémon on islands, underground, and even the moon. It remains to be seen if New Pokémon Snap will keep the same story or revamp it a bit.