Pokemon Sword and Shield Japanese pre-launch gameplay, previews, and screenshots

Japanese outlets share their impressions ahead of launch.

Pokemon Sword and Shield

Several outlets have gone live with the pre-launch hands-on previews of publisher Nintendo and developer Game Freak’s Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, which include new gameplay and screenshots.

Here are the outlets covering the game today: 4Gamer.net, Famitsu (2), Gamer.ne.jp, GAME Watch, IGN Japan, and Inside Games.

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are due out for Switch on November 15.

Watch the footage below. View the screenshots at the gallery.




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