Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! online functionality clarified

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Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee

The Pokemon Company has clarified the online functionality of the upcoming Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee!.

In a statement to Game Informer, The Pokemon Company said that while both games will feature online capabilities, they will be limited compared to previous games.

  • Players will only be able to battle and trade Pokemon with friends.
  • “There is no GTS, Wonder Trade, or Battle Spot (Rating Battle, Free Battle, and Online Competition, etc.),” the company said.
  • Players will also need to sign up for a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to access these features.

Additional information on the games’ online capabilities will be announced at a later date.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are due out for Switch worldwide on November 16.

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