The Pokemon Company, in cooperation with Tencent Games’ TiMi Studios, has announced strategic team battle game Pokemon UNITE for Switch, iOS, and Android. It will be free-to-play with in-app purchases. A release date was not announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via The Pokemon Company:
Pokemon UNITE is a strategic team battle game being developed jointly by The Pokemon Company and Tencent Games’ TiMi Studios. Pokemon UNITE is planned as a cross-platform game for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices and will be free-to-start.
In this game, players face off against each other in five-on-five team battles. During battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokemon, level up and evolve their own Pokemon, and defeat opponents’ Pokemon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time.
Pokemon UNITE introduces a new kind of Pokemon battle—one that requires teamwork and strategy. It is simple and yet full of intricacies waiting to be unpacked.
Watch the announcement trailer and presentation below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.