A brand new trailer has been launched for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet – the brand new mainline video games set in a area of the Pokemon world that carefully resembles Spain.
Sport Freak has beforehand described the video games as an “evolutionary” step ahead for Pokemon, noting that they characteristic an “open world the place numerous cities with no borders mix seamlessly into the wilderness.”
In right now’s trailer, we bought our first correct take a look at that world – alongside some shocking new headline options.
First up, you may get a special professor to work with and whose PokeDex you may collaborate on filling up, relying on which model you choose. That is the primary time within the sequence there was a characteristic like this current – and we should wait and see what sort of an impression this has on the sport as an entire. Gamers that choose Scarlet will likely be working the ripped feminine professor, Sada, and those who choose Violet will likely be working with the trendy and neatly-bearded Turo. Count on fan artwork galore within the days to come back.
We’re additionally launched to our good friend, Nemona, who “has a sunny and energetic disposition, and he or she completely loves Pokémon battles”. useful for a rival, then. She’s an skilled Pokémon Coach and serves as a dependable information for you in your adventures. She has undisputed talent in battle — although it does additionally appear that she’s not the perfect at throwing Poké Balls. D’oh.
The trailer additionally options an NPC that tells you that, because of ‘unimaginable science’, you’ll be able to join with mates and discover the world collectively – as much as 4 folks at a time in a single recreation! That is one other first for the sequence, constructing of co-op features we have seen in previous spin-offs and mainline video games.
Different highlights within the trailer embrace our first take a look at a brand new Regular-type Pokemon, the exceptionally-named LeChonk – that may likley be the ‘Rattata’ of the Spanish area. There’s additionally a small olive-inspired Pokemon, Smoliv, which is Grass/Regular.
We peeped one other take a look at the starters, Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly is a Water-type.
Lastly, there’s the Legendary Pokemon and box-stars for the brand new video games: Koraidon and Miraidon. That are seemingly made out of tires and OLED screens, respecitvely, for some motive. Why not? These video games look set to be about bringing the previous and future collectively; it is extremely doubtless that ‘korai’ in Koraidon means historic and ‘mirai’ of Miraidon means future. Lets see how that performs out within the story…
The sport was solely introduced earlier this yr: all of it occurred on Pokemon Day 2022’s Pokemon Presents, the place it was revealed the Sport Freak-developed titles characteristic a brand new area and technology. The video games will launch on November 18, 2022 for Nintendo Swap..