The Wild Area in Pokemon Sword & Shield is a new addition to the long-standing series during which players can explore and take on high level Pokemon. One of the changes featured within this new gameplay segment is the free camera movement. Pokemon Sword & Shield game director Shigeru Ohmori says that the team is excited to see how the players respond to the camera system they’ve incorporated into the game.
“We always want to come up with new surprises for our players with each new Pokémon game. This is our first time introducing free camera movement in the series, so we’re excited to see how our players will respond to it once they get their hands on the games. We’ll think about what we want to do in the future based on those reactions.”
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